Welcome to e-Bug for Key Stage 3

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Information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

See our recommended resources for home-schooling

See our free FutureLearn e-Learning course, which aims to improve knowledge and confidence to teach e-Bug topics including infection prevention.

The Key Stage 3 lesson packs cover multiple topics including, an introduction to microbes, hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, food hygiene and antibiotics. Here you will find the lesson plans, worksheets, posters and activities for each topic.

Use the links in the green box on the left-hand side of this page to navigate through the lesson pack and resources for each section. To download the full pack, click below.

  • Key Stage 3 pack England  MS Office icon     Adobe PDF icon
  • Key Stage 3 pack Scotland  MS Office icon     Adobe PDF icon

Visit the student site to see the range of interactive activities and revision guides that have been designed to cover the same learning outcomes as the pack.

Test your students baseline and post lesson knowledge on these e-Bug topics by downloading all of the e-Bug quizzes click below.

  • Key Stage 3 Quizzes 
  • Key Stage 3 Teacher Quiz Answers

The Fun Kids animated series supports learning on microbes, the amazing immune system, useful antibiotics, superbugs, vaccination, and food poisoning.

Our health campaign timeline details national and international health campaigns that run throughout the year. This tool will help you fit these campaigns into your lesson plans.

This educational pack and support material supports most recommendations for schools, educational and residential settings for children and young people in the NICE guideline on antimicrobial stewardship.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence January 2017





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DISCLAIMER: e-Bug was developed for use in schools pre-COVID-19 and so some activities may require modification based on your school’s distancing guidelines.

Please use your judgement and tell us how you have modified the activities, or if you would like to discuss some ideas, contact e-Bug@phe.gov.uk

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