RNLI Water Safety Passport 1

Be safe and have fun around water – collect virtual stamps as you learn.

  • 30 minutes
  • Optional: display equipment
  • Optional: speakers
  • Stop and think
  • Stay together
  • Float
  • Call 999 / 112

The RNLI Water Safety Passport teaches children four key lessons:

  1. Stop and think.
  2. Stay together.
  3. Float.
  4. Call 999 or 112.

As each activity is completed, a new stamp is earned. When all four are completed, certificates can be personalised for each child, printed out and sent home with children as a record of their achievement.

Tell me more

The main resource is the story ‘A day by the water’, in which children discover friends Choppy the cat and Ruff the dog – and hear about their misadventure at the park.

Curriculum links:

  • England EYFS, Physical Dev & KS1, PSHE Health & Wellbeing, Living in the Wider World
  • Northern Foundation & KS1, PD&MU, Personal Understanding and Health
  • 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.