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Fire Safety Aware

Fire Safety Aware is a programme for young people ages from 11 – 25 years old. The programme involves classroom activity as well as operational team work.
 
The session includes carrying out a home safety check on our Safeside house. This will provide young people with the knowledge to look for dangers in their own homes and take measures to ensure their safety.
 
Visitors will also learn about the chemistry of fire and its impact on their environment, and about impact on their own health and wellbeing.
 
Once they have understood the impacts of fire they will then work as a team using our equipment especially for young people to carry out a fire service operational drill.
 
The session runs for 2.5 hours.
 
The cost is £6 per session per person. If you book two sessions the whole day is only £10. Maximum number of visitors is currently 14.

CSI at Safeside

CSI – Crime Scene Investigators is a programme for young people ages from 11 – 25 years old.
The programme involves classroom activity as well as operational team work. The session includes a fatal fire report and the young people using problem solving skills to find out why the person acted in the manner in which they did. They will be working in teams to understand the importance of fire safety in the home.
 
The session continues into the operational field of search and rescue. This will provide an experiential learning experience of how our firefighters search a building and rescue our training aid. They will then understand the importance of communicating as a team.  The young people will go onto produce a plan of the building and show where they found the training aid, but this is all carried out in the dark.
 
The session runs for 2.5 hours £6 per session per person or two sessions can be booked for £10 per person; this would be a whole day session with a maximum number pf 14.
 
Further information and a booking form can be found here.

Book MoneyLIVE now!

MoneyLIVE, Safeside's innovative financial literacy programme, takes place in our realistic street scenarios just like all our other programmes. Delivered in partnership with Nationwide Building Society, whose staff deliver scenarios as part of their volunteering, the scheme covers credit and debit, budgeting, personal safety and security, online safety, financial products, payday loans, consequences of debt and much more.

Safeside Manager Rob Hattersley said: "Feedback we get from both teachers and Year 8 students is that teaching maths and citizenship in a real house, shop, building society branch, court room, bus and street reaches the parts that classroom maths lessons can't reach. We aren't aware of any other similar programme in the UK and are delighted that due to such dedicated support from Nationwide volunteers, we can now offer this exciting course at a new price of £2.50 per pupil, reduced from our usual £6.00."

"MoneyLIVE is only available once a month," Rob added, "so get booked in soon. We are now taking booking for the whole academic year."

Full MoneyLIVE details are available here.

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