Eating and exercising to keep well

Ref: C3529294

This short workshop will focus on what we can do to live more healthy lives, with a focus on diet and exercise. The group will think about and discuss what makes a healthy, balanced diet and will complete several activities focused on portion control, what constitutes a healthy plate and what food labels can tell us. Students will also think about how performing some simple stretches and movements can contribute to a more positive physical well-being.

Course aim

A short taster workshop focused on the steps we can take to live a more healthy lifestyle by thinking about eating better and moving more.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • See what a healthy portion of fruit and vegetables looks like.
  • Show what different types of food can contribute to a healthy life.
  • Perform some small, simple exercises to encourage movement.
  • Look at food labelling to see what are healthy and unhealthy choices.
  • Feel more confident in a classroom environment.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Eating and exercising to keep well Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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