Kidsafe WA’s Playground Advisory Service provides a range of services to help create and maintain safe, creative play-spaces that support children’s development, learning and wellbeing.
Health & Safety
Playground Advisory Service
Safety in Schools
The Kidsafe WA Safety in Schools program aims to reduce childhood injuries by encouraging schools to address injury prevention. Kidsafe WA offer school incursions for year 1, 2 and 3 students covering key injury prevention topics of safety at home, at play and on the road.
The SunSmart Schools program aims to minimise student and staff exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun at school and during school-associated activities.
Generation SunSmart On-line Learning Modules
Learn about: skin cancer, being SunSmart, the UV Alert, UV levels and how to incorporate sun protection strategies into your day to day activities. Plus receive a Certificate of Acknowledgment upon completion.
Kidskin Sun Safety Education Resources
The Kidskin sun safety education resources offer primary school teachers ready-made curriculum activities and programs to enhance sun protection learning experiences. Kidskin activities are student-centered, interactive, cross-curricular and most importantly FUN!
Resilient Driver’s Program
RAC Community Education is committed to educating students on road safety.
RAC Little Legends Club
RAC Little Legends Club teaches primary school students about bicycle, pedestrian and passenger safety.
Get on Board Education Program
Transperth’s Get on Board education program is now available online. The website provides curriculum-based resources and lesson plans for teachers, parents and students to engage in public transport education in a fun and interactive way. This program helps upper primary students to transition to independent and safe travel on public transport in readiness for high school. Schools can book an Incursion in which a Transperth Education Officer goes out to the classroom and brings the information on the website to life with an interactive presentation to the group. Schools can also book a Get on Board Station Tour to further their learning outside the classroom and arrange group tickets for train travel via the website.
An 8-week interactive relationships and sexuality education program, designed for Years 8, 9 and 10, that covers issues including alcohol and other drugs, relationships, peer influence, assertiveness, technology and sexual assault and consent. Resources available Term 2 2016. Teacher PD available.
Mooditj: A sexual health and positive life skills program for Aboriginal young people aged 11-14 years
A relationships and sexual health program designed for groups in Year 6, 7 or 8, where a significant number of participants are Aboriginal.
Growing Developing Healthy Relationships
Growing Developing Healthy Relationships (GDHR) provides on-line curriculum support for teachers in relationships and sexual health education. The website provides Kindergarten – year 10 learning activities, background notes, recommended resources and news of current professional learning opportunities and workshop events.
Skin First Aid, Screening and Education
Melanoma skin cancer is the most common cancer in Aussies aged 15-29 years. Early detection and education for people of all ages is vital in the fight against skin cancer. Specialists in early detection and education programs, Spotscreen offers a range of community-based skin cancer screening and training programs that help save lives. Perfect for teachers, school staff, parents and students, Spotscreen’s engaging onsite programs can help protect the health & safety of your school and community.
The Water Smart program offers water safety talks to ensure children have the skills, knowledge and right attitude to be safe in, on or around water. Royal Life Saving Society WA staff will come to your classroom and deliver an interactive workshop covering water safety knowledge and safe rescue techniques. This is aimed at students from PP – Year 6
First Aid Awareness
First aid is an essential life skill and it’s never too early for children to learn what to do in an emergency situation until medical help arrives. Schools can book a First Aid Talk for younger students, or older students can participate in a First Aid Course.
The sport of Pool Lifesaving involves students learning how to conduct water rescues in a safe and fun environment. The program can be easily incorporated into your current swim program, swim club or school sports. Have the Sport Development Program Officer visit your pool and teach you all the skills needed to run this popular program.
Life Education Programs
Life Education WA provide a range of age appropriate Curriculum outcome based programs from Kindergarten to Year 6. Click for more information for K and PP and for primary modules here. The sections marked in yellow refer to Mental Health outcomes. Life Education WA partner with both Government and Non Government Schools and provide education to around 30,000 primary students each year.