At Purbrook, we know how important it is to keep ourselves safe, whether we are talking about keeping safe online, thinking about ‘Stranger Danger’ or when swimming. In life, we can be faced with many risks but by taking necessary precautions, we can ensure our own and other’s safety. Below, you will find a number of clips that reiterate what is regularly taught and discussed in school. Remember, if you have any questions you can speak to someone at home or an adult in school.
60 Second Security – Stranger Danger
This video is one of a series of ’60 Second Security’ videos all around simple security advice. It has been designed to provide easy step-by-step tips including advice.
It is important that you are using the internet in a safe and responsible manner. Below are fact sheets about location history, screen time and a variety of different games that you may play at home or with friends. There are also sites that are kept up to date with useful information, along with explanations and helpful hints for you and your family to get the most out of the internet.
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FACT SHEET HOW TO – Screen Time
FACT SHEET HOW TO – Location History
FACT SHEET YouTube
FACT SHEET Fortnite1
FACT SHEET TikTok
FACT SHEET Instagram
FACT SHEET Roblox
FACT SHEET House Party
FACT SHEET Minecraft
FACT SHEET Twitch
FACT SHEET Life360
FACT SHEET CallOfDuty Warzone
FACT SHEET HOW TO – Google Family Link
How are Primary Schools Supporting Children’s Online Safety?
Further Resources for Parents and Teachers
Water Safety – Rivers and Lakes
Watch Clinical Operations Manager, Neil Durrant from South Central Ambulance Service talk about the dangers of swimming in rivers and lakes.
STAnley’s Water Safety Code of Advice for children
Check out STAnley’s Water Safety Code of advice video to help educate children how to stay water safe. STAnley is STA’s friendly water safety mascot.
Canal & River Trust summer water safety
On a hot day, it might seem like a great idea to cool down in open water, reservoirs, canals or rivers. But they have hidden dangers. Find out what they are with our safety film and advice.
Beach Safety Video
Beach Safety Video by Surf Life Saving Australia.
Safety on the Beach – RNLI
In this video the RNLI look at how the weather affects their work and how to stay safe on the beaches during the summer months.
THINK! Child Road Safety – Tales of the Road campaign
Cautionary tale: The Boy Who Did Not Stop, Look and Listen
Traffic Rules and Signs for Kids
Road Safety video about traffic rules and signs.
nidirect tv Children’s Road Safety video
Roads can be dangerous places for young children but there’s a lot you can do to help keep yourself safe. Watch this video to see how you can learn about roads and road safety.
See Track Think Train: Railway Crossings TV advert
TV advert showing dangers of getting distracted when using railway crossings
VLine – Train Safety cartoon for primary school aged children
Electrical safety and faults at home
Over 30,000 domestic electrical accidents happen every year, this video gives tips and advice to help prevent electrical accidents. It covers overloading sockets, faulty wiring and leaving electrical devices unattended.
Dangers of Electricity and Appropriate Safety Measures
An electric current is a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits this charge is often carried by moving electrons in a wire. The SI unit for measuring an electric current is the ampere, which is the flow of electric charge across a surface at the rate of one coulomb per second. Electric current is measured using a device called an ammeter.