NSW Teachers School Newsletter

On Patrol with Community Education

We're bringing you all the latest beach and coastal education related news, programs and resources for NSW teachers and schools in our 'On Patrol' newsletter. Our motto at Community Education is to 'Engage, Educate and Empower' schools through our beach and water safety education programs. We have lots on offer and will be showcasing these through our quarterly newsletter.

What's in the current edition of our newsletter?

  • Meet our Lifesavers and learn their favourite beach safety tip
  • What's new? - our brand new Beach & Ocean Safety Resource Hub has launched!
  • What's coming up? - Teachers Coastal Education Week 2021
  • Coming soon - National Water Safety Day for schools
  • Current & upcoming programs

Current Newsletter

You can download and read our current newsletter here.

Previous Newsletters

Missed our last newsletter? No problem. We will keep the previous ones here for you to read.

Upcoming Newsletters

Our next newsletter will available in December 2021

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Learn more about beach and water safety for your students

Register for any (or all!) of our FREE programs:

Beach & Ocean Sensory Sessions

Our Early Childhood Sensory Play Sessions have been created to provide young children, teachers and parents with education around coastal and inland waterways safety.

Beach & Ocean Explorers

Come and spend some time with a real lifesaver as we delve deep into the ocean and discover some of its most amazing secrets in our virtual primary school sessions.

Lifesaver @ My School (K-6)

Bring a Lifesaver to your school and give your students the opportunity to learn about beach and ocean safety in their own classroom and backyard.

Beach to Bush (K-6)

Bring the beach to your school with our lifesavers. Our very popular annual primary aged surf education program is returning for its 28th year in 2021!

Race to the Flags (7-9)

In this stage based, curriculum aligned virtual session, students will have the opportunity to compete in groups with their classmates, as they problem solve real life lifesaving scenarios.

Lifesaver @ My School (7-12)

Bring a Lifesaver to your school and give your students the opportunity to learn about beach and ocean safety in their own classroom and backyard.

Lifesaver for a Day (10-12)

In this stage based, curriculum aligned virtual session, students will have the opportunity to problem solve and discuss real life Lifesaving scenarios as they explore the life and challenges of a lifesaver.

Sporting Schools (K-6)

The Sporting Schools program is for all primary school students K-6 keen to learn water and beach skills through Surf Life Saving. The program brings schools and sports together to help Aussie children get active.

Primary Teaching Resources

Curriculum linked unit outlines with a 3 week staged based lesson plan for teachers to download.