Safety Week 2018

This week, we have been looking at how to stay safe. We can do this in lots of different ways.

It was Internet Safety Day on Tuesday 6th February and we read the stories PenguinPig and MonkeyCow by Stuart Spendlow and Amy Bradley.

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These books help us to know that we shouldn’t talk to strangers online as they might be pretending to be someone that they aren’t and that passwords need to be kept secret.

We used Purple Mash on the laptops to create our own rules for staying safe online.

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In the afternoons, we swapped classrooms with Ruby class to learn more about staying safe.

With Miss Varley, we have been learning all about how to stay safe on the road.

STOP, LOOK,  LISTEN, THINK, HOLD HANDS

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WIth Miss Mason, we looked at different ways to stay safe at school, online and with our personal hygiene.

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To find out more about staying safe online, click here to check out our school’s blog for online safety.

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KS1 Safety Day

This week, we have been learning all about how to keep safe. We moved around the different classrooms and learnt about safety in different ways from all of the KS1 teachers.

First we went to work with Miss Duddle and we were learning all about how to keep safe with our bodies. Exercise is very important to keep us fit and healthy. We also learnt about eating the right kinds of foods to help us to keep fit and healthy.

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Next we went to work with Miss Mason and she taught us about how to keep safe in school and around the house.

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After that, we went to work with Mrs Wells and learnt what we need to do in an emergency. We used role play to act out different scenarios.

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Finally we worked with Miss Varley to learn all about fire safety. We learnt that there are good and bad types of fire. We practised how to STOP, DROP and ROLL if we were ever in a situation where our clothes were on fire and then we worked together as a class to create some fire safety rules. These are proudly displayed in the classroom. Have a look next time you come in.

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How to continue the learning at home:

  • Speak to your child about how to stay safe around the home.
  • What are the differences between good and bad fire?

 

An ambulance in school

In school, we are looking at Safety Week and we had an extra special treat to kick off the week.

Donald from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service came to school with his ambulance to help us to learn how to keep safe.

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Donald told us all about the special uniform that he has to wear and how it keeps him safe.

Then it was our turn to go and explore the ambulance.

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It was different to how we imagined it was as many of us had never been in an ambulance before. If it was a real-life emergency, Donald would have taken us to the hospital to make sure that we were ok.

We were able to ask questions to find out more about the ambulance.

  • How fast can an ambulance travel?
  • Does the ambulance make a noise?
  • Who looks after you on an ambulance?

Donald was able to answer all of our questions and he even let us listen to the siren on the ambulance. It was very loud and it would make us get out of the way in an emergency.

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We had a brilliant time today. Thank you Donald.

Keep your eyes peeled on the blog for other safety week activities.