A fun and varied session combining learning about nutrition, comparing diets between horses and humans, sensory and tactile activities, and thinking about transport. Activities include calculating comparisons between horse and human diets, considering food pyramids, getting to grips with hay and oats, and applying their knowledge to how horsepower is used to measure transport in the modern world.

This session is suitable for Key Stage 2

National Curriculum links:

6.1 Language and Literacy (spoken language, writing and vocabulary, speculating, hypothesising and exploring ideas); 6.2 English Spoken Language (justifying ideas with reasons, using discussion to probe and remedy misconceptions); Primary History (placing growing knowledge into different contexts). KS1 Science: observing, identifying, classifying; taking care of animals, living things and their habitats; basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air); the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food.