For Primary and Early Childhood Educators

The school service area includes all injury prevention activities and resources that support students, educators and administrators within a school setting. Schools are an ideal location to promote the awareness of child injury prevention methods to ensure West Australian children become healthy adults. Schools are also the second most frequent location for childhood injuries to occur after the home and almost half of all injury presentations are by primary school aged children.

Safety Island

Safety Island is an online interactive student education website. Students can utilise Safety Island to learn vital safety information via a fun and engaging online platform covering the topics of safety at home, at play, on the road and at school.

 
Classroom Incursions

Keeping WA Kids Safe is an interactive incursion for pre-primary, year 1, 2 and 3 students led by Kidsafe WA. Sessions take place in the classroom and run for 40 minutes, covering key injury prevention topics of safety at home, at play and on the road.

Click here for more details and booking form.

Safety in Schools Resource Kit

Kidsafe WA with the support of Healthway have developed the Safety in Schools Resource Kit. This resource is a school based injury prevention teaching guide that can be implemented by the classroom or specialist health teacher during the regular health lessons with students in pre-primary to year two. The Safety in Schools Resource Kit aims at increasing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of participating students towards preventing unintentional injuries on the road, at home and at play. The resource kit includes six detailed lesson plans which link to the Western Australian Curriculum, Health and Physical Education learning area in the strand of Personal, Social and Community Health. The Safety in Schools Resource Kit is available in hard copy or electronically. Please note we can only provide one hard copy per school.

If you would like a hard copy or electronic copy of the resource please contact us.

SDERA

Teachers play an important role in teaching children and young people about road safety. Everyday children and young people may find themselves in hazardous traffic situations. Road safety education is about preparing them to become safer road users.

SDERA provides road safety education programs, resources and professional development. The Smarts Steps Program is one of SDERA’s programs which is about children, parents, carers and childhood educators working together to guide children’s learning in being and becoming safe and independent road users.

Below are some of the Smart Steps messages:

  • Passenger Safety – Buckle up and stay safe
  • Play Safety – Keep them safe, stay alert
  • Pedestrian Safety – Their safety is in your hands

For more information click here.