Real Life Rescue

Learn how to call for help with 999 or 112.
RNLI Real Life Rescue activity presentation slides
  • 30 minutes
  • Optional: display equipment
  • Call 999 / 112

This activity teaches the important emergency message of calling 999 or 112. It features a fictional story about a boy called Andy and his dog Flea who become involved in an emergency rescue.

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Children will learn about different emergency services and how they can help us, when to call for help, who can help us if we get into difficulty in the water, what special telephone number can always be used to call for help.

Play this video to help share our key water safety messages and bring the work of the RNLI to life for your young people.

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