Lower Primary

Responding to bushfires

This section explores the theme of 'Responding to bushfires'. Students learn what to do in a fire emergency, when and how to make a Triple Zero (000) emergency call.


Learning what to do in a fire emergency

Overview: Through exploring a scenario of children calling emergency Triple Zero to report a bushfire, the students come to appreciate the correct way to report an emergency. They will be guided to think about and identify the action taken by the characters to alert "000" (Triple Zero) and stay safe.

Reporting an emergency to Triple Zero (000)

Overview: Students come to understand the serious nature of calling Triple Zero (000). They will understand the process of making an emergency call including how to articulate and speak clearly to answer questions thoroughly to ensure the call is completed successfully.