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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.
View the S3.1 activity sheet: Water safety crossword (PDF)
View the S3.2 activity sheet: Controversial statements (PDF)
View the S3.3 activity sheet: Controversial statements (PDF)
View the S3.4 activity sheet: Create an open water safety sign (PDF) View the S3.4a extension activity sheet: Drowning safety presentation (PDF)
View the S3.5 activity sheet: Design a resuscitation poster (PDF)
For more information on these activities please refer to the teacher explanatory notes.
Water safety tips
Beresfield Swimming Centre
Beaches and Baths in Newcastle
Beach Lifeguard patrols
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