Health and physical education / Year 3 and 4 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Being healthy, safe and active

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe and apply strategies that can be used in situations that make them feel uncomfortable or unsafe (ACPPS035)

Elaborations
  • recognising physical responses that indicate they are feeling uncomfortable or unsafe
  • rehearsing assertive behaviours and strong non-verbal communication skills
  • identifying and practising appropriate responses to unsafe situations in relation to drugs and drug use
  • indicating on a local map the location of safe places and people who can help
  • examining protective behaviours to stay safe in different situations, including near water or roads, in the park or when someone makes them feel uncomfortable or unsafe
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Social competence,  Help-seeking behaviour,  Child protection,  Refusal skills,  Assertiveness

Teacher resource

TrackSAFE Education Primary School Resources: Year 3, Year 4 Health & Physical Education

This unit of work focuses students on becoming aware of unsafe situations and using self-talk to keep themselves safe. Students identify strategies to avoid unsafe situations and communicate their understandings by creating comic strips, role plays and games. Finally students are challenged to identify an idea that could ...

Teacher resource

Kids on the Move - Public Transport

Module 4 is one of a series of modules on a web page. It is a sequence of learning focuses on public transport safety for middle primary students in Victoria. Students investigate the environmental and health benefits from using public transport, plan a journey using their local public transport and explore safety issues. ...

Teacher resource

Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum

This Curriculum aims to support schools and teachers in the promotion of safety for all students. It includes lessons about personal safety and awareness, cyber-safety and telephone safety. The Curriculum is structured sequentially and developmentally across three phases of learning: Prep - Year 2, Years 3 - 6, and Years ...