Staying Safe at Home

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

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

The resources also help schools meet the requirements of Every Child Matters and The Children's Plan (Department for Education). Please see the Curriculum Links for information about how these resources link to the UK curriculum objectives.

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Games

Home Safe Home

7 - 11yrs Students

Home Safe Home

Work sheets

Safety in Your Home

7 - 11yrs Students

Carrying out a safety risk assessment in each room of the home; thinking about how to make risky areas safer.

Keeping Safe in World War 2 Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

How people kept safe at home in WWII; the differences between household hazards then and now; questions and a challenge.

Keeping Safe in Victorian Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

Servants' daily tasks and dangers in Victorian Homes: writing a daily diary.

Keeping Safe in Viking Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

Questions and a challenge about keeping safe in Viking homes.

Trips, Slips and Falls

7 - 11yrs Students

Writing a poem or short play about a trip, slip or fall.

Fire and Heat

7 - 11yrs Students

Designing a poster to warn other children about the dangers of fire or heat (or both) in the home.

Sharp Things

7 - 11yrs Students

Writing a set of instructions to show someone the safest way to use sharp things.

Poisons

7 - 11yrs Students

For use with the fact sheet on Poisons: how to avoid food poisoning, researching famous scientists and their work on bacteria.

Danger Signs

7 - 11yrs Students

Matching danger signs on products with their descriptions.

Fun/Fact sheets

Keeping Safe in Modern Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

Being aware of potential hazards in modern homes: heat, sharp objects, poisons and trip / slip hazards.

Keeping Safe in World War 2 Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

How people kept safe at home in WWII; the differences between household hazards then and now.

 

Keeping Safe in Viking Homes

7 - 11yrs Students

The potential hazards in Viking homes: heat, sharp objects, poisons and trip / slip hazards.

Trips, Slips and Falls

7 - 11yrs Students

Trip, slip and fall potential dangers and how to prevent them.

Fire and Heat

7 - 11yrs Students

Potential household fire and heat dangers and how to prevent them.

Sharp Things

7 - 11yrs Students

Being aware of all the sharp things in and around the home and how to prevent accidents.

Poisons

7 - 11yrs Students

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

Top Home Safety Tips

7 - 11yrs Students

Things you can do to keep you and your family safer, who the emergency services are and how to make an emergency call.

Keeping Safe in Victorian Homes

7 - 11yrs Students, Teachers

Making an Emergency Call

7 - 11yrs Parents

Make sure your child, from an early age, knows how to make a call in an emergency.

Family Emergency Escape Plan

7 - 11yrs Parents

Every person in your home should know what to do in the case of an emergency.

Emergency Planning with Children

7 - 11yrs Parents

Make sure your child understands what an emergency is and what to do if such a situation arises.

Teachers' and Parents' notes

Teachers' Overview - Staying Safe at Home

7 - 11yrs Teachers

Teachers' Overview of the Staying Safe at Home collection

Home Safety, Parents' Overview, 7 - 11yrs

7 - 11yrs Parents

This Parents' section is designed to help you become more aware of the risks around the home and, in turn, work together with your children to learn more about keeping safe, whilst having fun. 

Parents Guide PDF

7 - 11yrs Parents

This guide is designed to help you become more aware of the risks around the home and, in turn, work together with your children to learn more about keeping safe, whilst having fun.

Extension activities

7 - 11yrs Teachers

Home safety themes can be woven into all areas of the curriculum. Here we have suggested a variety of extension ideas linked to different subject areas.

Teachers Guides

7 - 11yrs Teachers

Word banks/Glossaries

Glossary

7 - 11yrs Students

Glossary