The Life Education Team and Harold the Giraffe will be
Carbrook State School
From 2 August to 13 August 2019
WHAT IS LIFE EDUCATION?
Life Education motivates and empowers young people to make smart life
choices for a healthy future.
After building a model spaceship at school, Harold and his friends,
Boots and Red venture into an imaginary world in outer space. As the adventure
unfolds children explore: how to build friendships and care for others,
feelings and emotions, safe and unsafe situations and early warning signs and
safe places and people to turn to for help.
MODULE: ‘READY, STEADY
GO’ – YEAR 1
Harold and his friends are ready for their big race at the school athletics
carnival. Or are they? When one member of their relay team doesn’t show up,
what will they do? This fun, engaging narrative provides opportunities to
discover: benefits of physical activity, safety strategies in different
environments, how our body reacts in new situations, what our body needs to be
healthy including a nutritious diet, water and sleep.
‘SAFETY RULES – YEAR 2
Harold and his friends have gone camping, but when someone gets injured
on a hiking expedition, how will they look after each other and make it back to
camp? This module helps children to problem solve and focuses on: recognizing
safe and unsafe environments, how to care for others, behaviours that maintain
friendships, places and people who we can go to for help.
MODULE: ‘ALL SYSTEMS
GO’ – YEARS 3
Inside a futuristic machine ‘The Venture’, the Captain and his crew take
the class on a tour of the human body.
Travelling through the blood we explore the functions of various body
parts and how magnificent the human body really is .The students discuss issues
and engage in activities centered on peer pressure, second hand smoking, safety
with medicines, factors that influence the function of body systems.
MODULE: ‘HAROLD’S DIARY’ – YEAR 4
The children are invited to read Harold’s Diary as he
shares stories relating to bullying, feelings, developing coping strategies,
safety with medicines and the importance of making healthy food choices.
MODULE: ‘bCYBERWISE’ – YEARs 5
This module focuses on cybersafety, cyber ethics and building positive
relationships with friends online and offline. The students explore a range of
issues such as password security, risks of sharing personal information, how to
communicate respectfully both online and offline and strategies to handle
bullying including cyberbullying.
MODULE: ‘DECISIONS’– YEAR 6
identify social, personal situations and consequences that may place young
people at risk from alcohol. This includes physical development, social
interaction, as well as social pressures and influences. Students will discuss,
compare and develop strategies to avoid the harmful consequences of alcohol