Alcohol, drugs and staying safe lesson plan

Secondary

A resource package for 11 to 13-year-which explores the risks of alcohol and drug use.

The objectives of this lesson plan are for students:

  • to understand what alcohol is
  • to understand the short-term and long-term risks around alcohol and the consequences of drinking too much
  • to learn about the law concerning alcohol and drugs
  • understand peer pressure and how to resist it
  • give examples of how to stay safe on a night out
  • know how to contact the police if they are the victim of a crime.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • young people aged 11 to 13

Curriculum links

England - RSHE

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco

By the end of secondary school pupils should know:

· the facts about legal and illegal drugs and their associated risks, including the link between drug use, and the associated risks, including the link to serious mental health conditions

· the law relating to the supply and possession of illegal substances

· the physical and psychological risks associated with alcohol consumption and what constitutes low risk alcohol consumption in adulthood

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