The Pull of a Rip


Understanding the force of a rip current is a difficult concept to comprehend unless you have experienced one. Through a personal account and a physical demonstration, this activity aims to enlighten students to the power of a rip while imparting important life-saving information regarding how to respond if caught in one.

How To Use

Use this activity as part of PSHE health and wellbeing sessions. There is a presentation and story to support delivery. The physical demonstration of this activity requires space, so a clear classroom or sports hall offers the best environment in which to deliver this.  Click on 'Resource 1' below to find the linked presentation and 'Resource 2' is the story. 

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