School Program

This website houses all the Schools Program materials, created specifically for primary schools. All the content is easily downloaded and ready to teach in classrooms or at home.

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Know Your Surroundings

Geography

Your Environment & Mission Types

Geography

An Outfit for Every Occasion

Science

Name the Objects

English

Join the Dots

English

Basic Addition

Mathematics

Copy the Shape

Mathematics

Count the Helicopters

Mathematics

Colouring In - The Park

Visual Arts

Colouring In - The Beach

Visual Arts

Colouring In - The Countryside

Visual Arts

Shapes of the Month

Mathematics (Calendar)

Shapes of the Month

Mathematics

Rescue Time

Humanities & Social Sciences

Maps, Maps, Maps!

Geography

Environmental Characteristics

Design & Technologies

What will happen if...?

Science

Different Environments

Science

Comprehension Test

English

Telling the Time

Mathematics

Maths, Money & Coins

Mathematics

Act Out a Rescue Mission

Health & Physical Edication

Keeping Safe

Health & Physical Education

Mission Manoeuvers

Mathematics

Australia on the Map

Geography

Landing Zone

Geography

It's Alive

Science

A Helmet Fit for a Hero

Design & Technologies

Communication Methods

English

Comprehension Test

English

The Radio Alphabet

English

Safety = Prepared

English

Maps Galore!

Mathematics

Maths, Money and Purchases

Mathematics

Safety First

Health & Physical Education

On a Rescue Mission

Health & Physical Education

The Wonders of Light

Science

Natural Disasters & Their Impact

Geography

Design Your Own Helicopter

Design and Technology

Fundraising Task

Mathematics

Helicopter Measurements

Mathematics

Flying Time

Mathematics

Narrative of a Rescue Mission

English

Comprehension Test

English

Story Time

English

Developing Character Roles

Health & Physical Education

Teaching Others About Safety

Health & Physical Education

The Crew

Meet the Crew - The Pilot, Air Crew Officer and Rescue Crew Officer. Oh, and of course the helicopters!

6 min 25 secs

The Base

Take a tour of the Base and learn what the Crew do when they aren't out on a mission.

3 min 58 secs

The Mission

Learn about the procedures involved in making sure each rescue is the most successful it can be.

5 min 09 secs

The Service

Uncover interesting facts about the Service and get to see more of the great missions that the Crew carry out.

5 min 59 secs

A Day in the Life of... (Part 1)

Join Kiki and Rescue Crew Officer, Legge as they take us around the Base to discover more about the Service and its great people.

4 min 43 secs

A Day in the Life of... (Part 2)

Kiki learns about the equipment the Rescue Crew require on an average day and on special rescues, plus she looks around an actual helicopter.

4 min 20 secs

Preparation = Safety

Preparation and communication are essential to a successful rescue. Learn more about what this means to the WLRHS.

5 min 30 secs

Getting There Fast

All the action and drama that a real life rescue involves. Our Crew friends carry out two incredible rescues at sea and on land.

4 min 44 secs

Join the Crew

Today it’s your turn to be part of the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Crew! Learn as the team takes you through the rescue process step by step. Look out for class question time!

4 min 50 secs

My Rescue Story

Behind every rescue is a special story. Go behind the scenes with the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service and hear three incredible rescue stories from brave survivors.

6 secs 58 min

Rescues Around Australia

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service is trained to work in all sorts of environments, including the bush, sea and even the snow! Discover how the crews tackle the diverse Australian terrains during rescue situations.

5 min 07 secs

How to Use Guide

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Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter National Base Map

Classroom Poster with Facts

Hobart

Know Your Local Base

Sydney and Moruya

Know Your Local Bases

Tamworth

Know Your Local Base

Adelaide

Know Your Local Base

Moorabbin and Geelong

Know Your Local Bases

Busselton and Fremantle

Know Your Local Base

Darwin

Know Your Local Base

Lismore

Know Your Local Base

Newcastle

Know Your Local Base

Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast

Know Your Local Bases

Student Participation Certificate

With Editable Name Field

Curriculum Alignment Overview

Your Curriculum Check List

Quick air evacuation saves man’s life

Rodney Russell

2013

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