Curriculum links

Curriculum links

How safe is my School are written to align with the Victorian Curriculum and adhere to Victoria’s Child Safe Standard 9. The resources will take primary school students on a journey to expand their safety knowledge and empower them to improve safety around their school.

SubjectLevelCodeContent descriptionElaborationResource
Health and PELevels 1 & 2VCHPEP073Practise strategies they can use when they need help with a task, problem or situation at home and/or at schoolRecognising photos and locations of safe places and people who can helpLesson 1
GeographyLevels: Foundation, 1 & 2VCGGC060Collect and record geographical data and information from the field and other sourcesAsking questions about features they observe in the local area and collecting and recording information using all their sensesLesson 2
GeographyLevels: Foundation, 1 & 2VCGGK069Reasons why some places are special, and some places are important to people and how they can be looked afterProposing possible actions that could be taken by the student to improve an important place such as the school grounds or local parkLesson 3
Design and TechnologiesLevels: Foundation, 1 & 2VCDSCD018Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutionsExploring opportunities around the school for designing solutions, for example how school play areas could be improved; how the school removes classroom waste and identifying opportunities to reduce, recycle and re-use materials; reviewing the school canteen menu to identify healthy food options and suggesting changes to promote good healthLesson 3
Health and PELevels 3 & 4VCHPEP091Identify and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeingExplore and practising strategies that could be used to make the home and school environment saferLessons 1–3
Identifying and practising ways of behaving in the playground that ensure the safety of themselves and othersLessons 1–3
Health and PELevels 5 & 6VCHPEP113Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community health and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environmentDiscussing how a connection to the local community, environment or special places can influence personal and community health and wellbeingLessons 1–3
Discussing how access to natural and built environments can help or hinder participation in physical activitiesLessons 1–3
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