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The hub is your place to explore the best resources to support a healthy environment at your school.
Providing up to date news, health information, activities and resources, the Hub is your gateway to the vast health content on Health Breaks app.
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Healthy Schools Hub News #2

Health Breaks healthy schools hub news keeps teachers and school leaders up to date with resources and tools to support the health and wellbeing of their students.

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Benefits of Brain Breaks

Brain breaks stimulate parts of the brain that control attention to novelty and curiosity, and help emotional regulation of the brain. Here is how brain breaks wirhin the school day can boost focus and aid stress relief for students and teachers.

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On the Hub

This week's new release: A 3 min calm moving and breathing break to develop imagination through movement and visualisation.

Your Brain Breaks This Week

Teachers, we recommend you set aside 5 mins each day to complete an Active or Clam Brain Break with your class. Here is our daily suggestions for this week.

Shrug it Off – 5 min stretch routine

Breathing for Presence – 2.5 min deep breathing

Fitness Frenzy –  5 min energetic break

Mindfulness Break –         3.5 min relaxation break

Flexy Legs – 3.5 min leg stretch

Healthy Bodies

Here are our features for a healthy body. 

Scan the QR codes or click the image to connect to the activities and Pods on Health Breaks app. 

Featured Healthpods for active bodies - under 10 years

5-10 min Active Breaks
Mon-Fri Daily Action
Fitness with Fun
Circuits and Drills

Featured Healthpods for active bodies - over 10 years

5-10 min Active Energy
Mon-Fri Energy Breaks
Fun Fitness Circuits
5-10 Min Fitness Challenges
5-10 Min Mindful Movement

Calm Minds

Mental wellbeing is important for children of all ages. Being mentally well and having positive mental health will help students academically with their learning and attention in class, and also help them develop socially.

Scan the QR codes or click the image to connect to the activities and Pods on Health Breaks app. 

Featured Pods for Calm Minds - under 10 years

Calming Breather Breaks
Mindflness Activities
Your Inner Yogi

Featured Pods for Calm Minds - over 10 years

3 min Breather Breaks
Mindfulness Activities
Yoga and Pilates

Student Health and Wellbeing

Nutritional and social wellbeing is important for children of all ages. Nurturing developing bodies and building healthy food relationships is crucial in the early years of life. Building and sustaining healthy social relationships willl help students academically with their learning and personal growth.

Scan the QR codes or click the image to connect to the activities and Pods on Health Breaks app. 

Student Health and Wellbeing Features: Junior

Building Healthy Habits
Food for healthy Kids

School-wide Health Challenges

Student Wellness Program - teaching children the principles of positivity, based on the positive psychology PERMA model.
Step it up Challenge - teaching students the benefits of daily physical activity and how to adopt healthy behaviour for life based on National Guidelines for physical activity and nutrition.

Teacher Health and Wellbeing

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Food: eating to keep brains and bodies active

Here are more features for healthy eating. 

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Health Champs Project

Be the champion of your own health and wellbeing and inspire your peers to lead fun-filled active and healthy lives.

Health Champ Member Resources

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