Curriculum support resources

The following teaching resources support different aspects of safety education.

Consumer education

CEdRIC is the Consumer Education Resource and Information Centre. Ask CEdRIC has been developed by Trading Standards Officers, with guidance from PSHE/Citizenship co-ordinators and teachers, to provide a range of resources for consumer education. Keeping safe and healthy are included within the teaching plans.

Electrical safety

The Electrical Safety Educational Fun Kit is a resource produced by the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) and is available on Switched on Kids the ESC’s dedicated website for teachers, parents and children. ESC also runs the TwoThirtyVolts website for teenagers.

Emergency and urgent care

Emergency and urgent care teacher's resource packThe NHS Institute for Innovation and improvement has produced an Emergency and Urgent Care teacher’s lesson plan and resource pack. The aims are to:

  • help young people to understand the different emergency and urgent care services available to them in their local area
  • help health professionals to develop a continuous process of involvement with young people
  • enable young people to navigate the range of emergency and care services.

Fire safety

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Fire safety education resources, talks and visits may be available through the community fire safety team of your local fire and rescue service. You can find details of your local fire and rescue service on Directgov.

You can find information about the government's Fire Kills campaign on Facebook and Directgov has lots of advice on fire safety in the home.

CAPT's Accidents and Child Developmment booklet includes guidance on fire safety in relation to the developmental stages of children.

Road safety

THINK! road safety education resources for download by teachers, parents and pupils (under 5s; 5-7s; and over 7s), together with material for out of school groups. For more information see making the wider connections with road safety.

CAPT's Mind the Road! online resource provides information, ideas and activities for childminders to use with the children and families they work with.

Sustainable schools

You can download the Sustainable Schools Teaching Resource: Primary and Sustainable Schools Teaching Resource: Secondary from the Department for Education website.

Updated October 2012