Home Safe and Sorted 1

An engaging resource covering a wide range of potential dangers within the home.

An engaging resource covering a wide range of potential dangers within the home.

These resources aim to help both teachers and parents deliver important messages about staying safe, and help young people learn how to identify and minimise risks.

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Games

Hazard House 1

11 - 14yrs Students

Hazard House 1

Work sheets

Home Safety Audit

11 - 14yrs Students

What a safety audit is and where they're carried out; doing a safety audit at home.

Safety: Learn the Lingo

11 - 14yrs Students

Creating a home safety word game.

Ranking Risks

11 - 14yrs Students

Evaluating levels of danger for people with different needs.

Building Hazards in the News

11 - 14yrs Students

Research and writing activity on emergencies involving risks to people’s safety - such as fires and falls.

Safety Messages

11 - 14yrs Students

Planning a campaign aimed at young children (aged around 4 to 7) to warn about a particular area of home safety.

Shocking Role Play

11 - 14yrs Students

Creating a drama scene about an injury involving electricity.

Getting Help - The Emergency Services

11 - 14yrs Students

About the emergency services, making an emergency call and a first aid challenge.

Kitchen and Food Safety

11 - 14yrs Students

Writing a set of kitchen rules; sharing them and putting them into practice at home.

Fun/Fact sheets

Home Hazards and Reducing Risk

11 - 14yrs Students

How to reduce the risk of accidents in the home by being aware of typical hazards.

Mind Your Step

11 - 14yrs Students

Potential trip and slip dangers and a case study.

Falling Down

11 - 14yrs Students

Preventing falls, some potential dangers and a case study about stairs.

Burning Up

11 - 14yrs Students

How to prevent a fire; potential dangers including hair straighteners, cigarettes and clothing on radiators; what to do if there's a fire and a case study of an electrical fire.

The Heat is On

11 - 14yrs Students

Potential heat dangers, how to prevent them and a case study.

Shocking

11 - 14yrs Students

Preventing electric shock, potential dangers and a case study of electricity and water.

Think Sharp

11 - 14yrs Students

Preventing cuts from sharp objects, potential dangers and a case study about electrical blades.

Poisons

11 - 14yrs Students

Poisons to be aware of in the home: potential dangers and how to prevent them, and symptoms of poisoning and a case study.

Teachers' and Parents' notes

Teachers' Overview - Home Safe and Sorted

Teachers

Resources to help both teachers and parents deliver important messages about staying safe, and help young people learn how to identify and minimise risks.

The interactive activities overview

11 - 14yrs, 14 - 16yrs Parents

Activities covering core aspects of home safety: Trips and Slips; Falls; Fire; Heat; Electrical Dangers; Sharp Objects and Poisons.

Home Safety, Parents' Overview, 11 - 16 yrs

11 - 14yrs, 14 - 16yrs Parents

An overview of this resource which is designed to help you to support your son/daughter using this programme and acquiring valuable life skills. 

Parents Guide PDF

11 - 14yrs, 14 - 16yrs Parents

This guide is designed to help you to support your son/daughter using this programme and acquiring valuable life skills.

Extension activities

11 - 14yrs, 14 - 16yrs Teachers

Suggested cross-curricular extension activities.

Teachers Guide

11 - 14yrs, 14 - 16yrs Teachers

Word banks/Glossaries

Glossary

11 - 14yrs Students

Glossary