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​​A range of resources is available from us and other organisations to help teach, promote and share information on healthy eating, physical activity and wellbeing. Select your resource category from the following:


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​For Teachers


Use our Health Promoting Schools calendar to support your students’ wellbeing and get involved in health events:

PDF icon2024 Health Promoting Schools Calendar – Year

PDF icon2024 Health Promoting School Calendar – Term 


Healthy Eating

Crunch&Sip® is a state-wide program designed for schools to set a time to eat fruit or vegetables and drink water in the classroom. Students 're-fuel' with fruit or vegetables, assisting physical and mental performance and concentration in the classroom.

For local information, resources and support visit our Crunch&Sip section.

More information on Crunch&Sip is also available at Crunch&SipExternal Link


Physical Activity

The following resources support teachers to develop students' Fundamental Movement Skills and get active.


The following resources have been designed to help teachers embed brain breaks into each learning day to support the attention span of their students. It is also important for staff to look after their own wellbeing.


Screen Time

More Green Less Screen is a Stage 2-3 activity that runs over 3 weeks to help students and their families gain more awareness and balance around the amount of time spent on physical activity and in front of screens.

Register your school's interest in running the program by emailing us at


Kindy Orientation

Use the 'A Healthy Start to School' PowerPoint template at your primary school's Kindergarten Orientation. The presentation has been designed to help parents support their children to get a healthy start to school. It covers topics such as packing a healthy lunch, understanding Crunch & Sip and more.

For more information on supporting children starting school, visit our Supporting the Transition to School​ page.


School Garden

A significant amount of learning can take place in the school kitchen garden. Check out our factsheet for tips and resources on linking your school garden to STEM, PDHPE, Wellbeing, Sustainability, Aboriginal Education, Student Voice/Leadership, and Technology and Data.

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For Parents and Carers

Healthy Eating

A healthy lunch box keeps kids active alert and focussed by providing with the nutrition they need every day. Check out Cancer Council NSW's Healthy Lunch Box resource for recipes, ideas and tips:


Physical Activity

Student physical activity is essential for developing fine motor skills, cognitive performance and brain health. Here are some resources to help get your children moving:


For more information on healthy eating and physical activity:



Go4Fun® is a free healthy lifestyle program supporting children to become fitter, healthier and happier.

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​For Canteens

The NSW Healthy School Canteens Strategy guides schools to increase the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice.


Northern Sydney Health Promotion Service aims to support local school canteen workers to implement the NSW healthy canteen strategy and provide healthy tasty food and drinks to students. For assistance and support email us at  


Canteen Manager Newsletter

Subscribe to the NSLHD Live Life Well @ School Canteen Manager Newsletter External Link.


Canteen Support Resources:

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Case Studies

Live Life Well @ School has been implemented in many schools. Find inspiration for what your school could achieve by reviewing what others have done, via case studies.