Water Safety

Save Lives, Don't Risk Them

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-008 This activity underlines basic rules to follow if you see someone in trouble in the water. It allows children to explore 'safer' ways to provide help and reminds them of the tragic consequences that can result from entering the water to try to rescue someone.

Spot the Dangers

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-007 A hazard spotting exercise using illustrations of cliffs and shorelines.

A Winter-Water-Warning

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-005 A news paper item reporting the drowning of a young boy in an ice covered pond is used to explore that risks and dangers of open water. 

Watery Places

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-003 Pupils are asked to consider and compare the potential dangers of a range of open water areas using a simple matrix.

Remember the Sea Smart Code

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-002 Six key safety rules for staying safe at the seaside are explored using a picture / word matching exercise.

The Seaside Code

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-006 A seven point Seaside Code is explored using a code and picture resource.

Calling the Coastguard

Keystage: 2 Pages: 1 Reference: ec-wtr-001 Basic instructions are given for calling the coastguard and understand warning flags.
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