Constable Froud from New Zealand Police, our School Community Officer, has been at Twizel Area School this week. She is running sessions with our Year 1-8 students alongside our teaching staff, delivering the 'Keeping Ourselves Safe' Programme.

Keeping Ourselves Safe

'Keeping Ourselves Safe' is a comprehensive child abuse prevention programme for schools. Its purpose is to:

  • teach students a range of safe practices that they can use when interacting with other people, both online and face to face
  • teach students how to recognise the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships, and encourage students who have been or are being abused to seek help
  • prevent abuse by making parents and teachers more aware of their responsibilities to help students avoid abuse.

You can find more details of the programme here: New Zealand Police website