Taking Care of Yourself

Taking care of your body is one of the most important things you can do. Your body is your most precious tool and it has got to last you a long, long time! With regular exercise, great nutrition, appropriate checkups and the recommended amount of sleep, you are giving your body the head start it needs to carry you healthily through life.

Nutrition News

In order for you to be lively, alert, and healthy at school, you must get enough rest and sleep and eat a healthy and balanced diet. This Nutrition Guide will give you some ideas on how to maintain a healthy diet, which will fill you, full of energy to face the day!

Vitamins & Minerals

Use this helpful Vitamin Guide to learn about where different vitamins are found and what they can do for your body.


Did you know that just like your heart, stomach and brain, your skin is an organ. In fact, your skin is the LARGEST organ in your body? Find out exactly what it is that your skin does for you and how to take care of it with our useful Skincare Guide?

Dental Care

Taking care of your teeth is important in so many ways and it’s so easy! Strong, healthy teeth help you to chew foods that make your body grow and develop, so cleaning them is an essential part of your day. Plus your teeth are a big part of how you look. You will be much more prepared to face the world with a big bright smile if you have been taking good care of your teeth! Read more about taking care of your teeth.

Time for bed, already???

When you are in the middle of a great book or an exciting episode of your favourite TV show the last thing you want to hear is “Ok, time for bed”! Your first thoughts after hearing that are probably “Why do I have to go to bed?” “Sleep is so boring”, “Just a few more minutes – pleeeeaase”??? Find out why getting enough sleep is so important with our Sleepzzzzzzz guide.

H2O is the way to go!

Every living thing needs water to survive. More than half of your body weight is water. Water is the main ingredient of all the fluids in your body. These fluids travel through your body, carrying nutrients to and from your cells and organs. They help you digest, and rid your body of waste. Find out more about the importance of drinking water


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