Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 9

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Security Education

Topic: School and Office Security

Content: How to be safe in the school or at work

Specific Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to:

  • List 2 safety measures in the school or at work

Instructional Materials

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures/illustrations of safety measures
  • Chart paper
  • Colored pencils/crayons


Content Development: How to be safe in the school or at work

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsIntroductionExplain the importance of safety in the school or at work. Give examples of potential hazards.Listen attentively and ask questions if necessary.
Step 2: Safety Measures in the School10 minsDiscussionDiscuss safety measures in the school, such as walking in designated areas, using handrails, and reporting hazards to teachers.Participate in the discussion and suggest other safety measures they know.
Step 3: Safety Measures at Work10 minsGroup ActivityDivide the class into groups. Provide pictures/illustrations of safety measures at work. Ask each group to identify and discuss the safety measures.Work in groups, identify safety measures, and present their findings to the class.
Step 4: Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the safety measures discussed. Provide feedback and correct any misconceptions.Respond to questions and actively participate in the discussion.
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsGroup ActivityAssign a group activity where pupils create posters illustrating safety measures in the school or at work. Evaluate their understanding based on their creativity and accuracy.Create posters and present them to the class
Step 6: Note Copying5 minsNote TakingDistribute prepared notes. Instruct pupils to copy the important points about safety measures in the school and at work into their notebooks.Copy the notes into their notebooks.


School Safety Measures:

  1. Always walk in designated areas
  2. Use handrails when climbing stairs
  3. Report suspicious activity.
  4. Stay aware of surroundings
  5. Walk, don’t run, in hallways and corridors.
  6. Use crosswalks and obey traffic rules when arriving at or leaving school.
  7. Keep backpacks and belongings in designated areas to prevent tripping hazards.
  8. Wash hands regularly to prevent the spread of germs.
  9. Listen to teachers and follow instructions during drills and emergency situations.
  10. Maintain good sitting and standing posture

Workplace Safety:

  1. Follow safety protocols.
  2. Report hazards.
  3. Be aware of Fire safety.
  4. Maintain good sitting and standing posture
  5. Keep walkways clear of obstacles and clutter.
  6. Use handrails when using stairs to prevent falls.
  7. Properly store and label chemicals and hazardous materials.
  8. Take regular breaks to prevent eye strain from prolonged computer use.
  9. Use proper lifting techniques to avoid back injuries when lifting heavy objects.

Evaluation Questions

  1. What are two safety measures in the school?
  2. How can you contribute to maintaining safety in your school or workplace?

Teaching Aids

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures/illustrations of safety measures
  • Chart paper
  • Colored pencils/crayons

Note to Teachers

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style, curriculum, or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 27, 2023