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Keeping Safe out of School


The warmer weather encourages young people to cool off in water. Unsuitable rivers and quarries hide dangers below, not taking into accounts the hazards of freezing cold water and currents.


Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK)

Canal and River Trust - Summer water safety

Water Safety at the beach

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue

RNLI – Float to Live

RNLI – Activity sheets and posters



The Teenage Cancer Trust found that nearly two-thirds (61%) of young people aged 13-24 have avoided using sunscreen in order to get a better tan. As the weather gets hotter in the UK, we need to be more knowledgeable about keeping safe in the sun than ever before.

The damage done to young skin can lead to skin cancer developing in later life, so it’s vital to help young people protect themselves in the sun.


Teenage Cancer Trust Resources

Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun (CBeebies)

Sun safety in schools (Skcin)