Is this safe?

Get thinking about the safer and less safe ways to behave near the water.

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  • 30-45 minutes
  • Stop and think
  • Stay together
  • RNLI engagement and awareness
  • Required: display equipment

Is this Safe – Inflatables

Watch the short film to understand the key risks and safety messages relating to inflatables 

Time: 15–20 mins | Format: Assembly or classroom activity | Maximum participation: Whole school. Stop and think & Stay together

This activity uses a short ‘point-of-view’ film to address the dangers of going into the water after inflatables

Tell Me More 

Children should watch the short film, discuss and then decide in small groups what they think a group of friends should do next. To conclude, a lifeguard engages with the audience to reinforce safe behaviours.

 

Is this Safe – Red Flags

Watch the short film to learn where is, and where isn’t, a safe place to swim.

Time: 15–20 mins | Format: Assembly or classroom activity | Maximum participation: Whole school. Stay Together

This activity uses a short ‘point-of-view’ film to address the dangers of going into the sea when red flags are flying. 

Tell Me More 

Children should watch the short film and decide whether they think it is safe to go into the water. To conclude, a lifeguard engages with the audience to reinforce safe behaviours.

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