Health and safety

An outstanding set of resources. Developed to prompt discussion on knife crime with parents and children in a family learning setting, they are equally suitable in an FE setting – prompting discussion between students and tutors. The materials can be used to focus on knife crime but are also useful as part of wider discussion about criminal behaviour.

The resources include

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
General literacy / English
Maths
General numeracy / maths
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Independent living
Health and safety

Lovely workbook for E1 ESOL, Literacy or Functional English. Use a prompt for discussion about the importance of keeping in touch, letting people know where you are, and asking for help. With plenty of opportunities for students to write their own texts.

Level
E1
English
Functional English - writing
Wt/E1.1
Rt/E1.1
Functional English reading
Maths
MSS2/E1.2
ESOL
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Rt/E1.1a Follow a short narrative on a familiar topic or experience
ICT
Developing, presenting and communicating information
Context
Independent living
Health and safety

A fabulous set of differentiated reading activities for E1-E3. Order sentences to make a gruesome story, read and answer questions on manual handling (inc. graphical information), enjoy an amusing story about a health and safety inspector or a topical news report.

Level
E1
E2
E3
English
Rt/E1.1
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
Rt/E3.4
Rt/E3.9
Context
Health and safety

A colourful quiz that can be used as a standalone activity or for consolidation and extension work after using Sally Shipton’s Types of Text: Social Signs PPT (see below). Created for an Entry 1 class but could also be used in preEntry classes either as a paper based quiz or cut into flashcards for working on recognition and discussion skills.

Level
M7
M8
E1
English
Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structures
Rt/E1.2
AL Rw/E1.1
Pre-entry
pE Rtc/M7.1
pE Rtc/M7.3
pE Rtc/M8.3
pE Rw/M7.3
pE Rw/M8.3
pE Wt/M7.1
pE Wt/M8.1
pE Ww/M7.1
pE Ww/M7.2
pE Ww/M8.1
Context
Health and safety
Independent living

Fire Escape involves reading, re-ordering and looking at the layout and features of important health and safety instructions (how to escape from an upstairs room of a burning building).

Level
E2
E3
English
Rs/E3.1
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
Context
Health and safety

Fill-in exercise for Entry Level students. Covers prohibitory, warning and mandatory signs.

Level
E1
English
Rt/E1.2
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing
Health and safety

Selecting, formatting, using Word Art, adding a header, and proof reading practice – follow the onscreen instructions to produce a perfect ladder safety poster.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Proofread
ICT
Entry 3 ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing
Health and safety
Painting Decorating & DIY

For re-ordering, comprehension and looking at the layout and features of instructive texts.

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E2.2
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.3
Context
Health and safety