Big Beach Week 2023
Preparing for a safe summer at the beach!
Bringing you a whole week of beach and water safety activities to help your students prepare for the summer ahead!
There is no better time then the start of December to prepare your students for the summer ahead. In this week, you will be able to engage your students and classes in beach and coastal safety and safety around inland waterways too. This program provides you all the tools and guidance to deliver a whole week of beach and water safety and you are able to run this program in whatever way works best for your class. Join us as we celebrate National Water Safety Day and prepare for a safe and fun summer ahead.
Monday the 27th of November to Friday the 1st of December 2023.
This week celebrates National Water Safety Week and National Water Safety Day on December 1st - a time when the nation comes together to promote safety around water and to ensure our communities can enjoy our beautiful coastlines and waterways. Get on board and make sure your school is prepared by downloading our teachers guide and classroom resources below and engaging your students to learn skills for life to keep them safe in and around water.
What will your students be engaged in?
Waterways & Water Safety
Learning about different bodies of water; investigating live cams from around NSW; discussing water safety scenarios.
Lifesavers & Lifeguards
Learning about Lifesaver and Lifeguard roles and responsibilities; watching a livestream from our Lifesavers at the beach; writing a narrative.
Beach & Coastal Safety
Learning about hazards at the beach; going on a school treasure hunt; learning about our environment, risk taking and how to stay safe.
Learning about rock pools and conducting marine creature research; watching a rock pool exploration Livestream; comparing and contrasting marine creature profiles.
Beach Fun Day!
National Water Safety Day
Learning about sun safety and staying safe outdoors; creating a story, play or poster; taking part in fun beach and nipper games.
Livestreams with our Lifesavers!
Your students will have the opportunity to tune in to real time livestreams at the beach with our lifesavers as we explore the beach and rock pools. Students will have the chance to ask questions as we go.
Not yet registered?
Register now for the Big Beach Week to make sure you recieve links, emails and extra activities through the week!
Already registered for the Big Beach Week?
Download the teachers guide and resources at the bottom of this page and start preparing your school for the week!
Download BIG BEACH WEEK Resources now!
Teachers Guide & Promotional material
Please use the teachers guide to get a detailed overview of the week. We have included posters that can be placed up and around school to get everyone excited about the week. We have also included a letter home to parents to help them understand what the week is about and the sorts of activities students might take part in.
Classroom activity sheets & work sheets
Please see the teachers guide for lesson plans associated with these activity sheets and work sheets.
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