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
Suggested Cross-Curricular Links
- LIT 1-26a - Create a comic strip showing possible outcomes/consequences of their actions within different unsafe/dangerous situations.
- EXA 1-13a – Using danger/risk as a possible stimulus, role-play different scenarios of unsafe situations – investigate possible endings.
- TCH 1-04b – make posters using text and images to communicate to others the importance of safe behaviour at home and school.
- SOC 1-14a – identify from a map of local area, places/services that would help keep them safe eg hospital, police station, fire station etc.
- MNU 1-20b – investigate road traffic surrounding school/local area – work collaboratively with peers to collect, organise and display information and present to rest of class/display round school.
Suggested Word Bank
- familiar unfamiliar
Parent & Community Engagement
Pathways, Tracking & Monitoring
- Year Planner (First Level)
- Safe E/O Bundle (Rights Respecting Schools )
- Pupil Learning Log and Benchmarks fsh
- Annual Progression Planner ( First Level)
- Topic Specific Planners (First Level)
NHS Lanarkshire Library Resources
- healthyandsmokefree.scot is an NHS Lanarkshire website dedicated to tobacco education. Follow this link for First Level activities.
- Lessons and activity sheets about road safety
- Interactive story about dangers in the home. Pupils have to spot the dangers in different rooms to find out how Poppy got hurt
- Link to Road Safety Scotland