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Curriculum links

How Safe Is My School resources are written to align with the Victorian Curriculum. The resources will take primary school students on a journey to expand their safety knowledge and empower them to improve safety around their school.

Subject Level Code Content description Elaboration Resource
Health and PE Levels 1 & 2 VCHPEP073 Practise strategies they can use when they need help with a task, problem or situation at home and/or at school Recognising photos and locations of safe places and people who can help Lesson1
Geography Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2 VCGGC060 Collect and record geographical data and information from the field and other sources Asking questions about features they observe in the local area and collecting and recording information using all their senses Lesson 2
Geography Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2 VCGGK069 Reasons why some places are special, and some places are important to people and how they can be looked after Proposing possible actions that could be taken by the student to improve an important place such as the school grounds or local park Lesson 3
Design and Technologies Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2 VCDSCD018 Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutions Exploring 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 health Lesson 3
Health and PE Levels 3 & 4 VCHPEP091 Identify and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing Explore and practising strategies that could be used to make the home and school environment safer Lessons 1–3
Identifying and practising ways of behaving in the playground that ensure the safety of themselves and others Lessons 1–3
Health and PE Levels 5 & 6 VCHPEP113 Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community health and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environment Discussing how a connection to the local community, environment or special places can influence personal and community health and wellbeing Lessons 1–3
Discussing how access to natural and built environments can help or hinder participation in physical activities Lessons 1–3

Subject

Health and PE

Levels

Levels 1 & 2

Code

Content description

Practise strategies they can use when they need help with a task, problem or situation at home and/or at school

Elaboration

Recognising photos and locations of safe places and people who can help

Resource

Lesson 1

Subject

Geography

Levels

Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2

Code

Content description

Collect and record geographical data and information from the field and other sources

Elaboration

Asking questions about features they observe in the local area and collecting and recording information using all their senses

Resource

Lesson 2

Subject

Geography

Levels

Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2

Code

Content description

Reasons why some places are special, and some places are important to people and how they can be looked after

Elaboration

Proposing possible actions that could be taken by the student to improve an important place such as the school grounds or local park

Resource

Lesson 3

Subject

Design and Technologies

Levels

Levels: Foundation, 1 & 2

Code

Content description

Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutions

Elaboration

Exploring 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 health

Resource

Lesson 3

Subject

Health and PE

Levels

Levels 3 & 4

Code

Content description

Identify and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing

Elaboration

Explore and practising strategies that could be used to make the home and school environment safer

Resource

Lessons 1–3

Elaboration

Identifying and practising ways of behaving in the playground that ensure the safety of themselves and others

Resource

Lessons 1–3

Subject

Health and PE

Levels

Levels 5 & 6

Code

Content description

Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community health and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environment

Elaboration

Discussing how a connection to the local community, environment or special places can influence personal and community health and wellbeing

Resource

Lessons 1–3

Elaboration

Discussing how access to natural and built environments can help or hinder participation in physical activities

Resource

Lessons 1–3

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