Early Stage 1

This page contains the education resources designed by City of Newcastle to teach water safety in the classroom and online. Included in the teacher resources section are the teacher explanatory notes and a full set of activity sheets. We’ve also provided our water safety PowerPoint presentation, posters and flyer for use in the classroom as desired.

Teacher resources

Early Stage 1

1. An introduction to water safety in Newcastle

View the ES1.1 activity sheet: Ask a lifeguard for help (PDF)

2. Pool safety

View the ES1.2 activity sheet: Never swim alone (PDF)
View the ES1.2a extension activity: Spot the difference (PDF)

3. Beach safety

View the ES1.3 activity sheet: Beach flags colour-by-numbers (PDF)
View the ES1.3a extension activity: Safe swimming at the beach (PDF)

4. Open water safety

View the ES1.4 activity sheet: Draw a safety sign (PDF)

5. Water safety summary

View the ES1.5 activity sheet: Someone’s in trouble in the water (PDF)

For more information on these activities please refer to the teacher explanatory notes.