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Welcome to e-Bug

Your favourite e-Bug content, avaliable on our newly accessible site!

Public Health England's infection prevention and control teaching resources for the educational sector

About e-Bug

e-Bug (operated by PHE) is a free educational resource for classroom and home use and makes learning about micro-organisms, the spread, prevention and treatment of infection, fun and accessible for all teachers and students.

All activities and lesson plans have been designed to complement the National Curriculum eg. RSHE, Science. To find a selection of lessons to complement your chosen area, select from the tags below. You will also find a range of interactive activities to complement learning, including games, quizzes, and debate kits.

Educator Resources

Teach about micro-organisms, the spread, prevention and treatment of infection, using e-Bug’s lesson plans, interactive activities, student worksheets, quizzes, videos and more. Designed for KS1-KS4.

Community Resources

Earn badges with our Antibiotic Guardian youth programme, or try ‘Beat the Bugs’ with family and community groups.


Interactive e-Learning or remote training for educators and members of the community who teach children and young people; designed to improve knowledge and confidence to teach e-Bug topics.

Games & More

Use The Fun Kids animated series to support learning, start a discussion with our debate kits and test your students’ knowledge and skills with our educational games and quizzes.





Beat The Bugs

Antibiotic Guardian Youth badge

Fun Kids Live

Kitchen Mayhem