Security Tips In School Security Education Primary 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Week: Week 8

Date: [Insert Date]

Class: Primary 5

Subject: Security Education

Topic: What are Security Tips, Why is Information Important

Sub-topic: Exploring Key Security Tips

Duration: 45 minutes

Key Vocabulary:

  • Security Tips
  • Information
  • Fenced
  • Security Personnel
  • Clearance
  • Trained
  • Emergency Numbers

Set Induction: (5 minutes)

  • Begin with a brief discussion about safety and what keeps us safe at home, school, or in the community.
  • Ask students to share some things they do to stay safe.

Learning Objectives: By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  1. Explain what security tips are.
  2. Understand the importance of information in staying safe.
  3. List and describe essential security tips.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Decision Making

Reference Materials:

  • Visual aids (pictures of safety measures)
  • Whiteboard and markers

Instructional Materials:

  • Charts illustrating key security tips
  • Worksheets

Previous Knowledge: Students are expected to have basic knowledge of what safety means and why it’s important.


Security tips are guidelines that help keep people and places safe. They are like rules to follow to protect ourselves and others.

Security Tips:

  1. Fencing: School compounds should have strong fences to keep unauthorized people out.
  2. Security Personnel: Trained security personnel should be at the gate to check visitors and keep the school safe.
  3. Visitor Clearance: Anyone coming into the school should get permission before entering, and their purpose should be known.
  4. Pupil Training: Pupils should be taught about safety, like not talking to strangers or sharing personal information.
  5. Emergency Numbers: Everyone should know important phone numbers to call for help in emergencies.
  6. Fire Safety: Learn what to do if there’s a fire, like staying low and using a fire extinguisher.
  7. Safe Routes: Walk in well-lit areas and avoid shortcuts through dark alleys.
  8. Online Safety: Be careful online, don’t share personal details, and tell a trusted adult if you see something wrong.
  9. Locking Doors: Lock your home and classroom doors when you’re inside to stay safe.
  10. Trust Your Instincts: If something doesn’t feel right, tell a trusted adult. Your feelings matter!

Why Information Is Important:

  • Information helps us make good decisions and stay safe. When you know how to protect yourself and others, you can prevent problems and emergencies.

By following these security tips and understanding why information is vital, you’ll be better prepared to stay safe in different situations. 🏫🚧🔒📞🚸

Presentation: (25 minutes)

Step 1: What are Security Tips? (8 minutes)

  • Define security tips as rules to follow to stay safe.
  • Give examples, such as crossing the road at the zebra crossing or not talking to strangers.

Step 2: Why is Information Important? (7 minutes)

  • Explain the importance of information in staying safe. For instance, knowing emergency phone numbers helps in case of danger.
  • Share examples of how information can prevent accidents or help in emergencies.

Step 3: Exploring Key Security Tips (10 minutes)

  • Introduce essential security tips, like fencing school compounds to keep strangers out, having security personnel at the gate, and clearing visitors before they enter.
  • Encourage students to think about safety measures in their own lives.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Present content using visual aids and real-life examples.
  • Encourage class discussions and participation.
  • Address questions and clarify doubts.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Listen, observe, and share their own safety experiences.
  • Engage in discussions about security tips and the importance of information.

Assessment: (5 minutes)

  • Ask students to share one security tip they learned during the lesson.
  • Review their responses and provide feedback




  1. What are security tips, and why are they important?
  2. Why is information crucial for staying safe?
  3. Name one key security tip mentioned in the lesson.
  4. Explain why it’s important to have security personnel at the school gate.
  5. What does “clearance” mean in the context of security?
  6. Give an example of a security tip you follow at home.
  7. How can knowing emergency numbers help in an emergency?
  8. Describe a situation where information prevented an accident.
  9. List three security tips you can use when playing outside.
  10. Share one safety measure you’d recommend to a friend.



  1. Security tips are like ____________ that help us stay safe. a) games b) rules c) stories d) jokes
  2. We follow security tips to protect ____________ and others. a) toys b) animals c) ourselves d) plants
  3. One security tip is to have a strong ____________ around the school. a) wall b) floor c) sky d) roof
  4. Security personnel at the gate are there to keep the ____________ safe. a) school b) garden c) playground d) zoo
  5. Before someone comes into the school, they should get ____________ to make sure they’re allowed. a) a gift b) permission c) a book d) a ticket
  6. Pupils should learn about ____________ to know how to stay safe. a) math b) history c) security d) art
  7. Emergency ____________ are important phone numbers to call for help. a) stories b) games c) numbers d) friends
  8. To stay safe online, don’t share ____________ information. a) personal b) school c) funny d) tasty
  9. One security tip is to walk in well-___________ areas. a) dark b) colorful c) noisy d) wet
  10. When you see something wrong online, tell a ____________ adult. a) confused b) trusted c) funny d) loud
  11. Lock your doors to stay safe, even when you’re ____________. a) asleep b) playing c) eating d) happy
  12. Trust your ____________. If something doesn’t feel right, tell a trusted adult. a) eyes b) instincts c) games d) snacks
  13. Why is information important? It helps us make ____________ decisions. a) good b) funny c) fast d) loud
  14. When we follow security tips, we can ____________ problems and emergencies. a) create b) prevent c) ignore d) discover
  15. Security tips are like ____________ to follow to protect ourselves and others. a) games b) rules c) toys d) movies

This lesson plan is designed to help students understand the significance of security tips and the role of information in ensuring their safety. 🚧🏫🔒📚

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