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Welcome to the new-look RNLI education pages
Check out the Downloadable resources page, where you can find over 100 free teaching resources, mapped to the curriculum and covering beach and water safety messages, volunteering, charities and the role of the RNLI.
On Your Wavelength – new free resource for Key Stage 3
On Your Wavelength is a brand new, multimedia teaching resource covering areas of the PSHE and Citizenship curricula. Help your pupils develop the skills to make safe decisions, and find out about volunteering, fundraising and the role of the RNLI. Order your teacher’s guide and check out the multimedia support materials here.
Book a presentation or visit
Bring the RNLI to life by inviting an education volunteer to your school or group, or book a visit to an RNLI lifeboat station, lifeguarded beach or museum. Go to the Visits pages to find out how.
Save Lives at Sea
Our brand new teaching resource, Save Lives at Sea, is based on the British Library’s Campaign! Make an Impact model. Inspire your students into active citizenship and equip them to run their own campaigns using Sir William Hillary’s campaign to establish a national lifeboat service.
The resource pack includes primary sources, session plans, audio and video clips and more!
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