Water Safety Education
Royal Life Saving is
Australia’s largest provider of water safety education. A wide range of our
programs are delivered in schools, pools and community centres daily. They are
designed to build awareness of dangers in aquatic environments and to arm
students with lifesaving skills used in both prevention and rescue.
Saving’s key water safety education programs available for schools are:
Water Smart is a water
safety education program that can be conducted in school classrooms and
playgrounds. Comprehensive curriculum materials including activity sheets are
available or primary school students can work towards achieving the Water Smart
Swim and Survive
swimming and water safety program to teach children essential foundation skills
in swimming, water safety, personal survival and basic rescue. Schools may
deliver the Swim and Survive program themselves or organise a Swim and Survive
Partner to instruct the students.
Royal Life Saving
has a long history of teaching lifesaving in schools. Students can
progressively achieve awards usually culminating at the Bronze Medallion.
Lifesaving develops knowledge, skills, fitness and judgement in prevention and
rescue and achievement of these awards is highly sort after in many leadership
activities and workplaces.
This is a great
online interactive quiz to test students’ understanding of key water safety
principles and increase awareness of unsafe and safe behaviours.
Use the left hand
navigation to find out more about these programs and how your school can get