Suggested HWB Experiences & Outcomes

  • I am learning to assess and manage risk, to protect myself and others, and to reduce the potential for harm when possible. HWB 1-16a
  • I know and can demonstrate how to keep myself and others safe and how to respond in a range of emergency situations. HWB 1-17a
  • I can describe some of the kinds of work that people do and I am finding out about the wider world of work. HWB 1-20a
  • I know how to react in unsafe situations and emergencies. HWB 1-42a
  • Teaching and learning may also focus on substance misuse programme eg, Smoke in their Eyes; Rory the Dog (alcohol ) - Lanarkshire NHS resources.

Suggested Learning Intentions

  • To understand the importance of being and feeling safe.
  • To assess safe and unsafe situations and behaviours and their effects on health and wellbeing.

Suggested Success Criteria (I can...)

  • Describe what being safe looks and feels like. HWB 1-17a
  • Explain the difference between safe, risky or unsafe people, places and things. HWB 1-16a
  • Demonstrate how to keep myself and others safe. HWB 1-42a
  • Identify people who can support me to feel safe and make safe choices. HWB 1-17a/20a

Suggested Learning Experiences

  • (link to other HWB topics eg, road safety, stranger danger, fire safety, safety in the home, outdoor safety, internet safety)
  • Brainstorm different words to describe what safe looks and feels like – children could attempt to illustrate their ideas.
  • Brainstorm all places that can be considered safe/unsafe– in groups, choose one place and give as many reasons as possible for place to be safe/unsafe – report back to peers.
  • Brainstorm all the people at school and in the local community who can help to keep them safe – choose one person and interview/invite them to speak to class and/or research their job/profession.
  • Visit to or from local emergency services.
  • Sort pictures people, places and objects into safe and unsafe categories and explain why they consider them to be safe/unsafe.
  • Collaborative group work- mind mapping exercise looking at all possible consequences from a range of different scenarios – reviewing all outcomes and deciding most relevant.
  • Engage in different national campaigns eg. road safety poster competitions.
  • Explore the local area identifying important features to do with safety.
  • Collaborative learning - work in groups to make a poster about one of the issues covered eg road safety posters.
  • Pledge your support and help create a tobacco-free Scotland