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Child Safety Week

Resources | Published 26 March, 2012

Child Safety Week (1-7 June) raises awareness of accidents that seriously injure children and the steps that we can take to help prevent them. These free teaching resources from TES Connect provide opportunities to teach children and their families about creating safer environments and how to avoid potential dangers.


Safety outdoors: Roads and water

This BBC Class Clips video helps children to assess risks and understand how to stay safe when crossing roads or playing near water.

Safety in our local area

An adaptable resource which details planning for a geography unit about making your local area safer.

Road safety

A visual stimulus to discuss road safety symbols with your class.

Green Cross Code

A simple sequencing activity to help pupils practise the Green Cross Code.

Firework safety

Introduce the firework code and bonfire safety with this presentation and poster activity.

Swimming safety

An end of unit personal survival assessment for swimming and water safety.


Toy safety: Choke risk

This product design lesson gives information about health and safety regulations and how to test toys against risk of choking.

Kitchen: Health and safety

A GCSE catering resource to help pupils revise risks and hazards in the kitchen.

Road safety

Suitable for pupils aged 11+, this road safety resource helps pupils to investigate the causes and consequences of a road accident.

Safety and protecting yourself

Give your pupils the tools to identify everyday hazards, to measure potential risks and to understand how to protect themselves from danger.

Railway safety assembly

A presentation and notes to raise awareness of railway safety in your secondary assemblies.


Use this video from St John Ambulance to learn how to do adult CPR.

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  • Whilst Child Safety Week is over, one of the key issues that has been discussed is Blind Cord Safety Campaign - which is still running and still needs regular awareness - this article from the Intelligent Homes Trust has useful resources and advice:

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