Life Ed Qld works in partnerships with more than 800 schools and teachers across the state to support and reinforce the important health messages being taught at home and in the classroom.

All primary modules are aligned with the Australian curriculum for health and physical activity and are developed to support teachers reach these specific learning outcomes and complement learning in the classroom.

Each module provides core knowledge and skills in a fun, interactive and age appropriate manner. Our programs focus on:

  • Nutrition, healthy eating and the importance of physical activity
  • Personal safety
  • Respectful relationships and emotional well-being
  • Cybersafety and strategies to combat cyber-bullying
  • Safety with medicines
  • The effects of smoking and alcohol on the body
  • Legal and illegal drugs.


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The Life Education Hub

Once you book in a Life Ed Qld program to your school you will receive access for the whole calendar year to our online learning resource, the Life Education Hub to complement the learning delivered by our educator team.

The Hub includes a suite of interactive lessons aligned to the Australian curriculum, pre-and-post visit resources, tips for parents and teachers, plus access to our podcasts with leading experts.

Primary Modules

My Body Matters

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold My Body Matters

Harold and his friends want to look their best for photo day at school, but discover that things don’t always go to plan. This module focuses on things children can do to keep themselves healthy including:

  • The importance of personal hygiene
  • Choosing foods for a healthy balanced diet
  • Benefits of physical activity and sleep
  • Ways to keep safe at home, school and in the community

This module focuses on students’ ability to recognise the importance of taking care of their bodies and supports them to manage unsafe behaviours at home, school and in the community.

Knowledge gained from this module includes:

  • Identifying personal responsibility for a safe and healthy lifestyle;
  • Understanding what a healthy body needs;
  • The benefits of physical exercise;
  • The foods needed for a healthy, balanced diet; and
  • Learning safe and unsafe behaviours, situations and environments.
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Harold’s Friend Ship

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harolds Friendship

After building a model spaceship at school, Harold and his friends Boots and Red, venture into an imaginary world in outer space. As the adventure unfolds children explore:

  • how to build friendships and care for others
  • feelings and emotions
  • how nutrition and physical activity affects how we think and feel
  • safe and unsafe situations and early warning signs
  • safe places and people to turn to for help

In this module, students will learn to recognise the importance of relationships and will gain skills to seek help in a variety of situations and will also practice strategies to manage their feelings and emotions.

Outcomes include:

  • Identifying behaviours that establish and maintain positive relationships;
  • Understand different feelings and emotions experienced in various situations;
  • Understand how nutrition and physical activity affects our behaviour and feelings;
  • Identify people and places that keep them safe; and
  • Differentiate between safe and unsafe situations, behaviours and environments.
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Ready, Steady, Go!

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Ready Steady Go

Harold and his friends are ready for their big race at the school athletics carnival, or are they? When one member of their relay team doesn’t show up, what will they do? This fun, engaging narrative provides opportunities to discover:

  • benefits of physical activity
  • safety strategies in different environments
  • how our body reacts in new situations
  • what our body needs to be healthy including a nutritious diet, water and sleep

This module examines the many dimensions of health including feelings and emotions, safe and unsafe situations and behaviours that promote nutrition and wellbeing.

Knowledge gains include:

  • Identify different emotions and feelings that may be experienced in a variety of situations;
  • Understanding the benefits of physical activity;
  • Learn behaviours that enhance wellbeing; and
  • Identify safe and unsafe behaviours, situations and environments.
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Safety Rules!

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Safety Rules

Harold and his friends have gone camping, but when someone gets injured on a hiking expedition, how will they look after each other and make it back to camp? This module helps children to problem solve and focuses on:

  • recognising safe and unsafe environments
  • how to care for others
  • how good nutrition and physical activity contribute to social and emotional health
  • behaviours that maintain friendships
  • places and people who we can go to for help

This module educates children about positive relationships, how to seek help, nutrition and how to protect themselves in unsafe environments.

Key focus areas are:

  • Identifying the characteristics of positive relationships and healthy ways in which people show concern and care;
  • Strategies to seek help in a variety of situations;
  • Identifying safe and unsafe behaviours, situations and environments; and
  • Understanding how nutrition and physical exercise contribute to emotional and social health.
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Growing Good Friends

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Growing Good FriendsHarold battles to figure out what to give his grandma for her birthday, until his friends Boots and Red, step in and offer some good ideas. This animated story takes us to familiar surroundings where students can:

  • explore what health messages mean
  • identify safety signs
  • recognise how physical activity and nutrition contribute to a healthy lifestyle
  • explore how positive relationships benefit our health and wellbeing

This module highlights the role that positive relationships plays in their health and wellbeing.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identifying ways in which people show care and concern;
  • The role that positive relationships with friendships and support networks play in health and wellbeing;
  • Identifying actions that contribute to a healthy lifestyle; and
  • Managing safe and unsafe situations including second-hand smoke, unsafe things to touch and sun and road safety.
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The Inside Story

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The Inside Story, set in a Kid’s TV News program, sees a team of young innovative scientists that shrink Harold and place him inside a tiny capsule. The class will be travelling through the body of, Max Questions, and get the ‘inside story’ from Harold himself.

They learn the functions of various body parts and the actions required to keep these systems working well as well as:

  • factors that influence the function of body systems such as exercise and food consumed
  • the function of vital organs (heart, lungs, brain, kidneys)
  • understanding how culture and community influence our food choices
  • safe practises when administering medicines and how to use them safely

Focusing on how positive lifestyle choices help to maintain internal body systems, students identify and practice strategies to resist pressure from others to maintain personal safety.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding that physical health and wellbeing are interrelated
  • Understanding the function and components of body systems including respiratory, circulatory, nervous and skeletal
  • Identifying the factors that influence the function of body systems such as nutrition, exercise and medicines
  • Understanding the impact food choices have on health and energy levels
  • Identifying and practice strategies for healthy eating and physical activity
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Friends and Feelings

Friends And Feelings Module Life Ed Queensland

Friends and Feelings is presented in engaging comic book-style videos, the lesson revolves around a conflict between old friends, Boots and Red. When Red runs off, upset, Boots starts to feel sick in her stomach. With help from their friendship group, they sort things out.

Learning includes:

  • broadening and developing emotional literacy
  • identifying big feelings and emotions and practising assertive communications skills
  • practising emotional regulation skills such as mindful breathing

This module focuses on friendship and how having a sense of belonging influences health and wellbeing.

Learning outcomes include:

  • recognise that social and emotional wellbeing impacts themselves and their relationships with others
  • identifies strategies to recognise, regulate and self manage emotions and behaviours
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Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Bcyberwise

This module focuses on cybersafety, cyber ethics and building positive relationships with friends online and offline. The students explore a range of issues such as password security, risks of sharing personal information, how to communicate respectfully both online and offline, and strategies to handle bullying including cyberbullying as well as:

  • responsible and respectful behaviour when using communication technology
  • skills for building positive relationships with friends
  • keeping personal information safe online
  • strategies to deal with bullying and cyberbullying
  • exploring the role of bystanders

bCyberwise teaches strategies and skills to combat cyberbullying. In this module, students learn that safe, responsible and respectful behaviour is necessary when interacting with others online as well as face-to-face.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describing the characteristics of positive interpersonal relationships;
  • Describing safe and respectful behaviours when using technology;
  • Identifying responsible and self-protective assertive techniques to combat bullying; and
  • Strategies to keep personal information safe online.
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Harold's Healthy Foods

Harold’s Healthy Foods focuses on increasing vegetable and fruit consumption to empower students to make healthier food and drink choices. Through interactive AV demonstrations and fun activities, students will explore:Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harolds Healthy Foods

  • the recommended 2 & 5 vegetable and fruit servings
  • food and nutrient travel
  • vitamins, minerals, fibre and energy in foods
  • key influences in food choices
  • how to prepare a simple, healthy food snack


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Take a Breath

Take a Breath

Australia has one of the lowest rates of smoking in the world, but vaping has increased over the last three years. Life Ed Qld recognises that we have a part to play in reducing the demand for e-cigarettes by the next generation. That’s why we’ve partnered with young people to create “Take a Breath”.

Take a Breath tackles the tough questions and misconceptions around vaping, using conversation driven by Australian students. It features Years 5-6 students who have genuine questions about smoking and vaping, alongside high school students who provide answers. The teenagers involved highlight the facts that surround the issue, while also using their unique voice and perspective to engage with their peers.

In the program Year 5- 6 students will investigate the issues around vaping and smoking and are encouraged to stop and “take a breath”, ask questions, seek answers and exercise critical thinking skills before making a decision.

Knowledge gained from this module includes:

  • What are vapes and cigarettes?
  • The physical, social, financial and health impacts of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and nicotine
  • The effects of nicotine on the body and the brain
  • Drawing comparisons and connections between e-cigarettes/ vaping and the history of tobacco smoking
  • Strategies and responses that model assertiveness and resilience in challenging situations

Like all Life Ed Qld programs, Take a Breath takes a holistic approach and consists of a:

  • Face-to-face visit with a highly trained educator
  • Pre and post visit resources and information sessions for teachers and parents to further embed learning
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Think Twice

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Think Twice

Using distinctive animated and vox-pop videos, this module tackles the topic of drinking alcohol in an age appropriate context. Students explore concepts such as the effect that alcohol has on body systems, myths and facts about alcohol, laws relating to its sale and reasons why people choose not to consume alcohol as well as:

  • myths and facts surrounding the use of alcohol
  • strategies for responding to encouragement or pressure to drink
  • physical, social & legal consequences of alcohol use
  • strategies to reduce harmful effects of alcohol on self and others

This module identifies and develops personal strategies to reduce alcohol-related harm and builds understanding of students’ responsibility for personal and community health.

Knowledge gained includes:

  • Understanding of alcohol as a legal drug, which can affect all body systems;
  • Identifying services that advise, educate and inform people of alcohol facts;
  • Examining the harmful effects that alcohol can have on the community; and
  • Descriptions of the laws governing the advertising, sale and use of alcohol products.
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Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Decisions

This module offers a choice of content on legal drugs or legal and illegal drugs. Students explore the decision-making process and improve decision making skills by looking at choices, consequences, responsibility, facts, and influences as well as:

  • what is a drug and how drugs are classified
  • effects of drugs on the body
  • analysing health messages about drugs in the media
  • messages around non-use – normative data – dispelling myths
  • influences on decision-making – family, peers, media, culture, financial and legal
  • strategies and skills to be safe

By recognising their responsibility for the health and safety of themselves and others, students identify strategies to manage unsafe situations and social dilemmas.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identifying the physical, social, financial and legal consequences of legal and illegal drug use;
  • Understanding the factors that influence their health and behaviour including the media and government and community strategies for improved health;
  • Identifying services and support networks where young people can seek help; and
  • Understanding the laws governing the advertising, sale and use of a variety of legal and illegal drugs.
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Relate Respect Connect

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Relate Respect ConnectIn this updated module, students investigate the importance of respectful relationships for wellbeing, including face to face and online connections.

Students explore how the physical and personal changes at this stage of life impact their behaviour, emotions and relationships. They also learn to recognise, react and report disrespectful, unsafe and potentially predatory behaviour online. They key areas covered include:

  • Concepts such as respect, empathy and consent
  • Understanding the characteristics of, and importance of respectful relationships
  • Recognising body clues
  • Reacting to, and reporting (help seeking) unsafe online behaviour
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Talk About It

Life Ed Queensland Healthy Harold Talk About ItTalk About It by Life Ed Qld is designed to help support students explore the concept of identity, develop safe and respectful relationships, and understand and manage the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. 

Developed with the support of Queensland Health, Talk About It supports schools to deliver curriculum aligned education in the areas of relationships, identity and puberty.

Explore Talk About It via the link below.


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