Health and physical education / Foundation / Personal, Social and Community Health / Being healthy, safe and active

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify people and demonstrate protective behaviours and other actions that help keep themselves safe and healthy (ACPPS003)

  • identifying characters in different texts who help the main character to stay safe and healthy
  • identifying knowledge, skills and understandings that can help keep them safe and healthy
  • identifying different relationships they have with people and which of these relationships make them feel loved, safe and supported
  • naming trusted people in their community who can help them stay safe and healthy, and practising ways of asking for help in a range of different scenarios
  • suggesting safe places at home, at school, while playing or while shopping and identifying what makes those places safe
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Help-seeking behaviour,  Trust


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