To the Rescue

Learn about brave lifesavers whose jobs it is to help others.

RNLI To The Rescue activity slides
  • 30 minutes
  • Optional: display equipment
  • Required: printer
  • RNLI engagement and awareness

Children will discover the work of RNLI lifeboat crews and lifeguards, what volunteering is and why it’s important to help others even if you’re not receiving a reward.

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They’ll also learn how to recognise rescuers by what kit they wear – and why this specialist kit is important. Activity included to create a class presentation about lifeguards and lifeboat crew members.

Curriculum links: 

  • England EYFS, Physical Dev & KS1, PSHE, Living in the Wider World
  • Republic of Ireland SPHE, Myself
  • Scotland Early & First Level, PSE / HWB
  • Wales EYFS & KS1, Personal and Social Development, Well-being 
Play this video to help share our key water safety messages and bring the work of the RNLI to life for your young people.

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