RNLI Water Safety Passport 2

Be safe and have fun around water – collect virtual stamps as you learn.
Illustrated water safety scenes
  • 30-45 minutes
  • Required: display equipment
  • Optional: printer
  • Optional: speakers
  • RNLI engagement and awareness
  • Stay together
  • Stop and think
  • Float
  • Call 999 / 112

A range of activities to add to the children’s existing water safety knowledge and get them more familiar with the four key safety messages:

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

Tell me more

They’ll learn how to spot a wide range of dangers, plan for a day out and identify an emergency situation – as well as understanding the effect cold water has on their bodies.

This activity will also teach them about the work of RNLI volunteers lifeboat crews and seasonal lifeguards.

Curriculum links: 

  • England KS2 PSHE Health & Wellbeing, Living in the Wider World
  • Northern Ireland KS1&2, PD&MU, Personal Understanding and Health
  • Republic of Ireland SPHE, Myself
  • Scotland First & Second Level, PSE / HWB
  • Wales KS2, PSE, Health and emotional 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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