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

Stage 1

1. An introduction to water safety in Newcastle

View the S1.1 activity sheet: Find a word (PDF)

2. Pool safety

View the S1.2 activity sheet: Spot the difference at the pool (PDF)
View the S1.2a extension activity: Make a safer decision at the pool (PDF)

3. Beach safety

View the S1.3 activity sheet: Safe swimming at the beach (PDF)
View the S1.3a extension activity: Make a safer decision at the beach (PDF)

4. Open water safety

View the S1.4 activity sheet: Draw a safety sign (PDF)

5. Water safety summary

View the S1.5 activity sheet: Crack the code water safety rules (PDF)

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