The Pull of a Rip (Story)


This story is a personal account of being caught in a rip current. It highlights how quickly you can find yourself in trouble and how, even strong swimmers can be caught in dangerous currents. The over-riding message is to always swim in designated areas at the beach that are being monitored by lifeguards.

How To Use

Use this story alongside the lesson plan and presentation for the lesson called 'The Pull of a Rip'. These resources will provide a complete lesson package that cover important safety learning objectives from the PSHE curriculum.  Click on 'Resource 1' below to find the presentation and the lesson plan can be found by scrolling further down the page.

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