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Tales from the Edge: Rewind

Get to know the fundamentals of water safety with this workshop.

RNLI Rewind workshop slides
  • 30-45 minutes
  • Optional: display equipment
  • Optional: printer
  • Optional: speakers
  • Stop and think
  • Stay together
  • Float
  • Call 999 / 112

The RNLI Rewind workshop builds familiarity with our four key messages:

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

It covers topics such as: parties, wandering off alone, cold water shock and rescue protocols.

Tell me more

This range of activities has been put together to add to young people’s existing water safety knowledge. It’s aimed at students over the age of 14.

The activities create opportunities for discussion, to provoke a new understanding of how important water safety is.

Please be aware of local context when delivering this session – it can be a sensitive topic for students if they’ve experienced similar situations to the ones discussed.

Curriculum links: 

  • England KS4&5, PSHE, Health & Wellbeing
  • Northern Ireland KS4, LLW, Personal Development
  • Republic of Ireland SPHE, Personal Safety
  • Scotland Senior Phase
  • Wales Health and well-being 

Play these videos to help share our key water safety messages and bring the work of the RNLI to life for your young people.

What to do next

RNLI Water Safety Campaign activity slides
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Water Safety Campaign
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Group Quiz
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