Posts tagged: Parents

Key Stage 1, 2, 3 Resource for Staying Safe on the Internet

Think U Know

Think U Know

A very nicely designed website split across key Stage 1, 2, 3 & 4, Teacher & Trainer and Parent Carer.

Key Stage 1 activities covers:

  • Chat
  • Email
  • Games
  • Friend websites
  • And gives advice on the above in terms of

  • Having fun
  • Being Careful
  • Knowing who to talk to
  • Also includes:

  • Downloads
  • Cartoon character Hector and his friends learning how to use their computers safely
  • Key Stage 2 activities include:

  • Having fun
  • Staying in control
  • Reporting people abusing the individual
  • A cyber café – where children and young people can explore a virtual Internet world in safety and without any supervision needed
  • Teacher, Trainer, Parent & Carer sections have useful background information about keeping young people safe whilst they use the Internet.

    N.B. No home page navigation makes it difficult to skip from section to section.

    For further information on the Think U Know website

    The Child Accident Prevention Trust – Safety Resources for Parents and Teachers

    Child Accident Prevention Trust

    Child Accident Prevention Trust

    The Child Accident Prevention Trust is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents. We aim to provide independent, expert, practical information on preventing accidents to children and young people.

    Another well designed website with information split across key stage 1, 2 & 3. Includes the following KS1 safety information:

  • Burns and scalds
  • Electrical safety
  • Falls
  • Fire safety
  • Poisons
  • Road safety
  • For further information on The Child Accident Prevention Trust

    Safety Around the Home

    A well design interactive hunt for dangerous or silly things to leave lying around the home, with two levels of difficulty American so they use some terminology that is not relevant to the UK.

    Activities include:

  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Click here to play the Home Hazard Hunt

    A Children’s Guide to Hospitals

    Not really about safety however, it is a useful resource for both parents and teachers when teaching children about a visit to hospitals. Very well done and easily to navigate and understand.

    Includes:

  • A visit to hospital
  • A visit to outpatients
  • My first day in hospital
  • My operation
  • An introduction to the people who work in hospitals
  • Games
  • About the body
  • Tests
  • For further information about a visit to hospital for young children

    Road Safety Animation Shorts – Tales of the Road

    Simple, short multimedia stories to encourage children to think about road safety. (New so currently has limited information available).

    Covering:

  • Stop, look and listen
  • Be bright, be seen
  • Safe place to cross
  • Cycling safety
  • For further road safety information

    Also a Parents Guide – “Road Safety Matters” & Teachers Guides – Useful road safety information (PDF’s)

    Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service – Guide to Fire Safety for Parents and Children

    Fire Safety from the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

    Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

    Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

    Fire safety topics are aimed at parents helping to teach their children about the dangers of fires and include the following sections:

    Children

  • Teaching children to be safe with fire
  • Making your home safe for children
  • Teaching children what to do if there’s a fire
  • Children who have a fire fascination
  • Escape

  • Planning your escape
  • What to do if there’s a fire
  • Escaping from a house
  • Escaping from a high-rise building
  • Prevention

  • Cooking, electrics, smoking & candles
  • If you have extra needs
  • If you rent your home
  • 12 top tips to protect your home
  • Fire safety information is available in both Welsh and English

    Road Safety Resources for Parents & Teachers

    RoSPA

    RoSPA

    ROSPA – advice for parents and teachers on a number of different road safety issues, including (all free to download):

  • ESOL Key Stage 2 Road Safety Resource: Teacher’s Guide
  • ESOL Key Stage 2 Road Safety Resource: Child’s Workbook
  • Road Safety Education: A Guide For Healthy Schools – (A Resource Book designed to help teachers prepare for and follow up visits by Theatre-in-Education (TIE) Companies performing on the subject of road safety.)
  • Road Safety School Assembly Plans : All Ages
  • Rural Road Safety : Key Stages 1 & 2
  • Carrying Other People’s Children Safely – (A booklet giving advice about using child seats and seat belts for anyone who transports other people’s children in a car, taxi, bus or coach.)
  • Road Safety Factsheets

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