In our Secondary School programs your students will meet real lifesavers and engage in beach safety through problem based learning around real life challenging scenarios.

Behind the scenes video

Follow the behind the scenes in the development of surf life saving’s new VR Drone Simulation.
This video explores the different roles of people involved and follows the process of development from conceptual, through physical creation, practicalities and challenges involved with the creation of a new virtual reality experience of the coastline.

Biological Diversity Teaching Resources – Stage 6

Aquatic ecosystems depth study and resources focusing on aquatic contexts. Embedded with Surf Life Saving NSW education values to promote water-safety and drowning-prevention. Includes lesson plan and resources.

Biological Ecosystems Teaching Resources – Stage 6

Intertidal shelf ecosystems lesson plan and resources. Embedded with Surf Life Saving NSW education values to promote water-safety and drowning-prevention. Includes lesson plan and resources.

Biology Teaching Resources

Secondary teacher resource focusing on Biological Diversity & Ecosystems content and outcomes for Year 11.

Drowning Statistics & Data

Let’s take a look at what the data has to say about drownings on our coastlines. Data is provided by the SLSNSW Coastal Safety Report 2021 and Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030.

English Teaching Resources

These units explore how students use their story to arm themselves with strategies to have hard conversations with peers and family and make well informed decisions about their safety and wellbeing around water. Includes lesson plans and resources.

English Teaching Resources – Stage 4

This unit and associated resources focus on delivering the key water safety message that the beach is a place for everyone to safely experience the beach, coastline and inland waterways. Includes a 3-4 week lesson plan and resources.

English Teaching Resources – Stage 5

This unit explores how students use their story to arm themselves with strategies to have hard conversations with peers and family and make well informed decisions about their safety and wellbeing around water. Includes a 3-4 week lesson plan and resources.

HSIE (Geography) Teaching Resources

These units and associated resources focus on delivering the key water safety message that the beach is a place for everyone to safely experience the beach, coastline and inland waterways. Includes lesson plans and resources.

HSIE Teaching Resources – Stage 4

This unit explores how students use their story to arm themselves with strategies to have hard conversations with peers and family and make well informed decisions about their safety and wellbeing around water. Includes lesson plans and resources.

HSIE Teaching Resources – Stage 5

This unit and associated resources focus on delivering the key water safety message that the beach is a place for everyone to safely experience the beach, coastline and inland waterways. Includes lesson plans and resources.

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.

Meet Claudine

Claudine is an experienced teacher and has the ability to think outside of the box and bring innovative thinking to the education space.

Meet Jen – SLSNSW Educator

Jen is a NSW Secondary Educator teaching 7-10 science as well as senior Biology, Chemistry and Science Extension.

Meet Kayla – SLSNSW Educator

Kayla is a NSW Secondary Educator specialising in Junior Science and Senior Biology

Meet our Educators

Bring Surf Lifesaving into your classroom using our free tools and resources created by our educators for NSW school teachers.

On Patrol Virtual Secondary School Series

Secondary school students will join our experienced lifesavers as they go on ‘virtual’ patrol to solve real life beach safety scenarios and problems.

PDHPE Teaching Resources

These units and associated resources students focus on how they can effectively manage and support others health, welling and participation in physical activities. Includes lesson plans and resources related to having a safe experience at the beach.

PDHPE Teaching Resources – Stage 4

In this unit and associated resources students will focus on how they can effectively manage and support others health, welling and participation in physical activities. Includes lesson plans and resources related to having a safe experience at the beach.

PDHPE Teaching Resources – Stage 5

This unit explores how students use their story to arm themselves with strategies to have hard conversations with peers and family and make well informed decisions about their safety and wellbeing around water. Includes a 3-4 week lesson plan and resources.

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.

Secondary Teaching Resources

Bring Surf Lifesaving into your classroom using our free tools and resources created for NSW secondary school teachers.

Stage 4 Teaching Resources

Curriculum aligned Stage 4 units including lesson plans and supporting resources for secondary teachers.

Stage 5 Teaching Resources

Curriculum based Stage 5 resources includes a 3-4 week, staged based lesson plan and activities for teachers to download.

Stage 6 Teaching Resources

Curriculum aligned Stage 6 resources include a teacher guide, worksheets, outcomes and assessments and supporting resources.

Visual Arts Teaching Resources Stage 4

In this unit students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills to make artworks informed by their understanding of practice, the conceptual framework and the frames. Includes an artmaking lesson inspired by the coast and related resources.