Keeping Safe During the Summer Holidays

We want everyone to #StaySafe and #StayWise this summer! Here you can find a selection of fun activities that promote safety to children and their families. You can share links to our interactive resources or download our printable PDF’s where required. Please consider the environment and only print where required.

This bundle includes the following lesson plans

Lesson Plan

“It’s fine. Look how calm the water is.”

Learning about staying safe near rivers and about the dangers of entering water without supervision is vitally important to help children make sensible decisions to keep themselves safe. This lesson addresses the dangers of playing in rivers and encourages the …

Lesson Plan

Get Lifeguard Fit

An active and informative cross-curricular lesson to inspire your class to get ‘lifeguard fit’. This PSHE/PE lesson will engage the children in active learning about water safety and the work that lifeguards do to train and keep us safe.

Lesson Plan

Identifying an Emergency

Understanding how to identify an emergency, requesting the right help and knowing how to do this, are really important life skills. This lesson will provide an opportunity to learn how to react in an emergency and also learn that you …

Lesson Plan

Introducing the Water Safety Code

This lesson addresses the dangers associated with swimming in the sea without appropriate supervision. It teaches the children about the safety flags at the beach that will keep them safe in the water.

Lesson Plan

People who help us

This is an excellent lesson to explain, to KS1 children, the role of paramedics and how they can help us in an emergency. As part of the PSHE curriculum, children need to learn about the people who help us and …

Lesson Plan

What to do in an Emergency at the coast

The Coastguard know how important it is for everyone to understand how to stay safe at the beach.  This lesson can be shared as a water safety lesson to teach the children what to do in an emergency at the …

This bundle includes the following resources

A fact-filled, child-friendly poster showing the most important things to remember when you need emergency help. After calling 999, what else could help the emergency services to find you quickly? Maybe you could practise some of these in a role-play …

Would you know what to say if you had to call 999? Making sure you know what to say, and what information is required by the operator is very important. Remember, you must only call 999 when it is an …

This thought-provoking story can be shared as part of a water safety lesson or in an assembly to teach the children about how the decisions they make when playing around water can have life-threatening consequences. This story and the supporting …

What dangers are there at home? Learning about keeping safe at home is essential as part of the primary PSHE curriculum. This activity uses this theme to deliver a data-handling task in which the children read and analyse data from …

Can you get the ambulance through the maze to get the patient into hospital?

Develop problem-solving skills, spelling and language with this wordsearch all about the ambulance service.

Have you ever had questions about paramedics and the job they do? In this video Paramedic Steve answers 10 questions, asked by children, about his job.

From early years, children learn about people who help us. This activity focuses on the role of the ambulance crews and paramedics. It gets the children to think carefully about when you need to call an ambulance for help.

Play and learn with 999 Ted and this fun quiz. Can you decide whether the accidents are big accidents or little accidents? When would you need to need to call an ambulance for help?

A catchy, animated song to help to help teach children about the importance of closing the doors in the house at night. The song explains how the simple act of closing the doors can buy you valuable time if a …

Crossing the road can be dangerous if you don’t know how to do it properly. Children, from a young age, need to learn some simple steps to help them stay safe when they need to cross a road. This activity …

Can you find all 8 hazards in the bedroom in this picture? Once you find all the dangers, think about your own bedroom and if there are similar hazards, that you can make safe.

This worksheet worksheet accompanies the work on the story of ‘The Birthday Cake Mistake’. This activity focuses on the part of the story when the children have to call for help and the important details to remember if you need …

A useful set of plans to allow the children to plan an escape route out of 3 different types of buildings. Provides opportunities for the children to extend their learning on this topic.

There is an important safety message hidden in the code. Crack the code and uncover the message. Remember this important number if you need help in an emergency.

Can you crack the code? Use logic to work out the hidden message and spread the word to tell people what to do if their clothes catch fire.

Develop problem-solving skills, spelling and language with this word search all about fire hazards in the great outdoors.

Information sheet on how to make a 999 call and ask for the ambulance service. It also emphasises the importance of only ringing 999 in a real emergency.

This activity sheet is for the lesson ‘Identifying an Emergency’ and teaches the children about how to call for help when there is an emergency and the important information that they will have to share in order for an ambulance …

The RNLI work hard to look after us when we at the beach but we must follow the rules and learn how to keep ourselves safe too. This interactive game allows you to click on dangers that you can spot …

The Coastguard will be on hand for emergencies that happen on the coast. In this busy beach scene there are some accidents waiting to happen and some safe behaviour being shown. Can you spot them all?

See if you can spot the differences in our road safety pictures. Look carefully at the details and you may be able to see the good and bad behaviour in the pictures.

Planning your escape route from a building is a vital part of learning about keeping safe. If the smoke alarm goes off at home, do you know your quickest route out?

It is important, whatever sport you do that you wear the correct equipment and clothing to stop yourself getting hurt. By completing this activity, the children will consider the dangers of different sports and the safety equipment needed for those …

Do children know the difference between a safe substance or a dangerous substance? This is a story which provides information about what can happen when a poisonous substance is mistaken as a soft drink. Through producing a poster, the children …

This busy harbour scene shows lots of people enjoying themselves on a warm day however look more closely, can you see anyone in danger? Hidden in the picture are dangers and problems that could be harmful. An excellent resource to …

It’s a busy summer day down at the river but not everyone is safe in the water. Can you see any of the dangers in the picture?

This busy beach scene shows lots of people enjoying themselves on a warm day however look more closely, can you see anyone in danger? Hidden in the picture are dangers and problems that could be harmful. An excellent resource to …

It’s a busy summer day down at the river but not everyone is safe in the water. Can you see any of the dangers in the picture?

An information page filled with vital water safety advice and fun activities to captivate children. This would be a great wet-play activity or early-morning work for the class. In an emergency, call 999 and ask for the coastguard

Ben and Katy are playing and having fun but the fun soon ends when Katy starts playing with matches. Find out how the family make a quick escape and get help from the Fire and Rescue Service.

A set of English activities based on the theme of the car. Encourage critical thinking and persuasive writing skills by getting the children to think about whether cars are our friends or foes. The activities include using a dictionary, creating …

Would you know what to do if you heard a smoke alarm? Fortunately, Ben and his friend knew how to keep their family safe when disaster struck. A cleverly illustrated book, telling the story of Ben and his family and …

Can you spot the dangers at the beach from the picture? See how many you can find. Once you have found them all, colour the picture in as a poster to remind you of the dangers. A fantastic resource to …

Keep safe at rivers, canals and lakes by learning some important rules to follow when in and around water. This wordsearch focuses the children’s attention on some of the key words linked to water safety.

This poster displays the water safety code which gives clear advice about how to avoid getting into trouble in water and also what to do if there is an emergency situation. An essential resource to share with children as part …

Look carefully at the characters enjoying their time at the river. Can you see anything that could be dangerous? There is some important safety advice to follow when playing in and around rivers, this resource exposes children to these important …

From a young age, it is important for children to understand that water can be dangerous. This engaging picture of characters moving around a house, teaches the children to look out for potential hazards that could cause harm. Can they …

Look carefully at the characters enjoying their time at the swimming pool. Can you see anything that could be dangerous? There are important rules to follow at the pool, this resource teaches children how to behave safely in and around …

A set of bright picture cards displaying items that could be packed for a day by the water. Children can use the cards to identify which of the items they think they should take with them to help them stay …

Loading...