This page contains worksheets, online activities and other educational resources to support teaching and learning about ourselves. Some may be useful when delivering QCA Schemes of Work for Science units 1A: Ourselves, 2A: Health and Growth, 3A: Teeth and Eating, 4A: Moving and Growing and 5A: Keeping Healthy.      

Ourselves Worksheets and Resources
Resource Name Type Resource Name Type
Teeth and Eating HTML    
1A - Ourselves (Y1) QCA 2A - Health and growth (Y2) QCA
Getting Older - Stages in Development Word Hearing Worksheet Word
Taste Worksheet Word Smell Worksheet Word
Label the Body (W2 - Harder) Word Outer Parts Wordsearch (W1) PDF
Outer Parts Wordsearch nwb  PDF Outer Parts Word Jumbles PDF
Outer Parts Decoder PDF Outer Parts Wordsearch (W2) PDF
Outer Parts Wordsearch nwb (W2) PDF Outer Parts Word Jumbles (W2) PDF
Outer Parts Decoder (W2) PDF Similarities and Differences Word
My Food Diary Word Food Groups Word
Healthy Diet Tally Chart (Record results from food diaries) Word    
Label the Body Parts IOA Label the Face IOA
Label the Eye IOA Sort the Living and Non-living Things IOA
Sort the smells IOA Sort the tastes IOA
4 Main Food Groups (Sorting Activity) IOA Fruit or Vegetable (Sorting Activity) IOA
Parts of the Body Wordsearch IOA      
Ourselves Purchasable Resources
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Year 1 Ourselves Pack

A selection of flashcards and worksheets to support the teaching of QCA Science unit 1A: Ourselves. This unit is aimed at children in Year 1.

1.47 MB

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Ourselves Links

Scienceweb Unit 2a Health & Growth Resource Pack  -  Lesson plans, worksheets and an online activity.
Toftwood: The Human Body  -  Four online activities relating to the human body.
BBC: Ourselves  -  Interactive activity investigating and labelling living and non-living things.
BBC: Health and Growth  -  Interactive activity and quiz about keeping healthy.
NGFL Cymru: Healthy Eating  -  A series of interactive whiteboard screens, lesson plans and worksheets.

Please contact us if you know of any other useful links or if any of the above links are broken.

Selected Ourselves Book

Ourselves (Curriculum Links)

Authors:  Suzanne Kirk

Synopsis:  OURSELVES provides lesson ideas which specifically link to the QCA topics of: Science: Ourselves; Art and design: Self-portrait. The book shows how these three curriculum subjects can be taught in a discrete yet cohesive way enabling efficient time management of the curriculum.

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   Last Updated:  4th October 2006


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