24 new curriculum materials for participating schools

17 May 2021

Exclusive lesson plans 

From Monday 17th May, teachers of participating Jump Rope for Heart schools can access a new series of lesson plans covering Physical Education, Math, Science, English, and the HumanitiesEach of the 24 lesson plans, developed in partnership with Cool Australiawere reviewed by the Heart Foundations experts across Active Living, Food and Nutrition and Heart Health 

What’s more exciting is there’s also skipping challenges packed in the resources too! You can share these lesson plans with your fellow teachers in the lead up to and during your program to really make the most of your school’s Jump Rope for Heart experience!  

More about the plans 

There are 12 lessons entirely exclusive to schools participating in the program, and another 12 units available to Cool Australia members. The lesson plans provide a unique, inquiry-based model of learning about heart health education in your classroom.  

Kindergarten Year 2 

  • Beating Hearts - HPE & Music 
  • Morning Exercise - HPE 
  • Move Your Body - HPE 
  • Skipping Games – HPE 

Available on Cool Australia 

  • Healthy Hearts – HPE 
  • Starting to Skip – HPE 
  • What’s for Lunch? - HPE 
  • Measuring Skipping Skills – Mathematics & HPE 

Years 3- 4 

  • When the Heart Gets Heavy - HPE & Visual Arts 
  • How TBreak A World Record - HPE 
  • Skipping for Sports Training - HPE 
  • Huff and Puff tHealth - HPE & Maths 

Available on Cool Australia 

  • Ingredients For Health – Science & HPE 
  • Unclog My Heart – Science & HPE 
  • Skipping Experiments – Science & HPE 
  • Partner Skipping – English & HPE 

Years 5 - 6 

  • Comparing Heart Health Statistics - Science 
  • Inclusive Skipping - HPE 
  • Bioengineering Design Lab - Science, D&T, HASS 
  • Jump Off Day - English, HASS, HPE 

Available on Cool Australia 

  • Rhythm Of My Heart – HPE 
  • Quitting Is Cooler – English & HPE 
  • Jump Rope Rhythm – Dance & HPE 
  • Healthy School Strategy – Maths & HPE   

Don’t miss out on these exclusive resources. Register your school to run Jump Rope for Heart this year

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About Cool Australia  

Cool Australia supports over 132,000 Australian teachers with free access to high-quality teaching tools, resources and professional development courses. They are on the pulse with missing gaps in teacher resources that algin with the curriculum, which makes them perfect partners to inspire healthy hearts and minds. Want to see more lesson plans? Check out the Cool Australia website.