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Life Education Program

15/07/2019
The Life Education Team and Harold the Giraffe will be visiting;
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.
 
MODULE:   Harold’s Friendship – Prep
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.
 
MODULE: ‘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
Students 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 misuse.