Life processes and living things

Humans and other animals


  • About the functions and care of teeth
  • About the need for food for activity and growth, and about the importance of an adequate and varied diet for health


  • That the heart acts as a pump to circulate the blood through vessels around the body, including through the lungs
  • About the effect of exercise and rest on pulse rate


  • That humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles to support and protect their bodies and to help them to move

Growth and reproduction

  •  About the main stages of the human life cycle


  • About the effects on the human body of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, and how these relate to their personal health
  • About the importance of exercise for good health