Welcome to the Bones and Joints School


When shopping, consider your health 

The Bones and Joints School is all about learning to develop and to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to prevent or delay chronic conditions.

 

Families are the key to ensuring that children have a healthy start. Information, links and ideas to build your family health are available on our module pages. food, growth, injury prevention and management, joints, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, skeleton and teeth. 

 

Students have an increasing responsibility for their health as they travel to adulthood. You will find information for assignments, revision sheets and links to fun websites here. Explore now: food, growth, injury prevention and management, joints, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, skeleton and teeth.   

 

Teachers offer students the most up-to-date health information. This website provides current information together with literacy-based worksheets and programs and lessons linked to the Australian Curriculum. Explore these modules:  food, growth, injury prevention and management, joints, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, skeleton and teeth

 

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is a condition that may affect a member of your family. There is information on this condition under Families and Teachers. Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA has further information and assistance.

  

All resources are evidence-based. They have been developed and reviewed by a health educator and written by a teacher with literacy expertise. The resources have a focus on literacy development.

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Food posters When shopping, consider your healthWhen eating well but results are few When choosing to eat fresh foodWant to keep control of kilojoules Prize your health despise the upsize Make being healthy part of your identity Have a quick think and choose a healthy drink Check the labels to compareWant to keep control of kilojoules

Bones and joints postersWork to prevent injuryTo exercise you may sometimes say nay Slouch on the couch Never postpone supporting your bones Moving will keep you improving Avoid time on a gurney

Other postersYou don’t have to change the essential youFeeling ill because you are so stressed Could your moodJoints, Skeleton and Teeth postersKeep your teeth so you can smile and speakYour joints sometimes whinge

 

Teachers may access materials linked to the Australian Curriculum through the following portals: State School Teachers’ Union of WA’s TOPSCurriculum Organiser 

Bones and Joints School is an initiative of Arthritis and Osteoporosis Western Australia and was funded initially by Telethon.