Teaching packs

Our free teaching packs for teachers and youth leaders include everything you need to teach children about water safety and lifesaving at sea.

The packs, which include lesson plans and interactive whiteboard resources, cover a variety of subjects and are for kids and young people aged 3-11 and 11-18.

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Youth activity pack
Youth activity pack

A set of practical activities for youth groups, exploring water safety and the role of the RNLI.

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Teachers guide
On Your Wavelength

A teaching pack for KS3 covering the RNLI's work and water safety.

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All Aboard

A teaching pack for Key Stage 2 covering water safety and the work of the RNLI.

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RNLI Decision-making education resource
Decision-making comic
Interactive comic activity to get Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils thinking about making safe decisions near water. 
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The Rescue of the SS Forfarshire by Grace Darling. Oil on canvas painting by artist F. S. Lowther in 1886.
Grace Darling and Boats Through the Ages
Use the story of the famous heroine to teach your pupils key skills based on her dramatic life story and the rescue that made her name.
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RNLI Coxswain Henry Blogg
English Trader
Wreck and rescue in wartime: the English Trader resource pack consists of eight lesson plans with teacher notes, accompanied by activity and information sheets for your pupils. Suitable for KS2 pupils.
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The historic Whitby lifeboat
Save Lives at Sea: Campaign! Make an Impact
Teach your pupils about Sir William Hillary’s campaign for a national lifeboat rescue service around the coast of Britain with this free education resource. Suitable for KS4 pupils.
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Teach survival in cold water
Our free education resources will help you teach your students how to survive if they get into danger in water.
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