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Health & Fitness Student Trip to Body Worlds Exhibition

Posted on: 03/02/2020

On Monday, thirty-eight Health and Fitness students from Years 9, 10 and 11 went on an incredible interactive journey through the human body when they visited Dr Gunther von Hagens’ renowned exhibition Body Worlds in Piccadilly, London. Students looked at all aspects of physical and mental health through anatomy and physiology of the human body as well as how lifestyle impacts on physical and mental health. Students had the opportunity to have a full body composition analysis, blood pressure and stress tests and were pleased to discover that #teamblenheim are one healthy cohort! Students have the opportunity to download their results analysing their lifestyle and suggesting ways it can be improved through healthier eating, exercise and stress relief. 

Students viewed 200 plastinates over the five-floor exhibition and were both curious and amazed. Workbooks were provided and students will use these to aid revision and further study in lessons. 

“It was fascinating to see what are bodies are really like. I liked how they split the tennis player into three to show how our body is made up was amazing” Alfie, Year 11. 

"It was extraordinary, nothing like I've ever seen before" Thaulfquar, Year 11. 

"It was fascinating" Max, Year 11. 

"A really valuable learning experience" Amelia, Year 11. 

"I liked the trip because it gave me a good insight into the body and how lifestyle effects my body, not just from books or diagrams but real life people”. Hugo, Year 10. 

"Extraordinary and strange" Tilly and Lexi, Year 10. 

“I enjoyed all of it. Learning about the body and how what we