Eating Habits/Disorders

Classroom Resources

This range of resources provide support for lesson delivery.

Anorexia & Bulimia Care: On their website anorexia & bulimia care provide a free educational resource, Body Positive Schools, designed to support flexible teaching, with classroom activities, videos, group project ideas and whole school approaches to promoting body positive confidence and culture.

BBC Teach: Provided by the BBC for KS2/KS3, here is an animated video called 'Anorexia - Kirsty's story'. This resource could be used by teachers in PSHE sessions to start conversations about eating disorders.

Websites

This range of websites provide further advice for teachers on eating disorders.

BEAT: The UK's eating disorder charity who provide additional information and support around eating disorders. In addition they also offer a helpline and one-to-one web chat service.

Mind: On this website Mind offer more information on eating problems, types of eating disorders, causes of eating problems, recovery & self-care and treatment and support. You can see it all here.

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) (USA): Here on their website, various toolkits, including for parents and educators, are provided giving advice for various supporters of children and young people suffering with eating disorders.

Boy Anorexia has information about anorexia, other eating disorders and stories of other peoples experiences.

Videos

This range of videos provide further advice for teachers on eating disorders.

BBC Teach: Provided by the BBC for KS2/KS3, here is an animated video called 'Anorexia - Kirsty's story'. This resource could be used by teachers in PSHE sessions to start conversations about eating disorders.