4th - 6th Class

Welcome to our senior classes for the  Farm Safe Schools Programme.
Here you will find everything you need to help your class and school become an accredited Farm Safe School. The Guide Book and Criteria will assist you with any questions you may have.  You can follow each module topic using the various discussion sheets and lesson plans or you can create your own!  

Module 1

Farmer, Farm & Fields

Topics

  • Farm visit checklist
  • Know the safety signs
  • Slurry safety
  • Electricity safety
  • Water safety
  • Working at heights*
  • Farmer Health & Wellness
* Not covered in Infants programme

Resources

Module 2

Animals

Topics

  • Know the warning signs
  • Bulls
  • Cows & calves
  • Horses
  • Dogs & Cats
  • Zoonoses
  • Animal care & wellbeing

Resources

Module 3

Tractors & Machinery

Topics

  • Stay safe with machinery & vehicles
  • Tractor safety
  • Know the blind spots
  • PTO safety*
  • Quad bike safety*
  • What machines farmers use
  • Tractor safety checklist

* Not covered in Infants programme

Resources

*Important:  All posts on social media and usage of digital technology to promote your class's FSS activity must be in line with the school’s own Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) and security protocols.