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For Teachers

For Teachers

Did you know you can teach water safety as part of Personal Safety in the SPHE programme?  By using our Primary Aquatics Water Safety (PAWS) programme you can teach your students to become more water safety aware and to develop confidence and competence IN, ON and NEAR water.

For Students

For Students

In this section we have your water safety lessons for the Primary Aquatics Water Safety Programme so you can learn how to stay safe around water


For Parents

Our Primary Aquatics Water Safety (PAWS) programme aims, through class room lessons and swimming pool instruction, to reduce the numbers of children drowning in Ireland. In this section we provide helpful suggestions on how to keep your child safe around water.

PAWS Certificate site

Our online PAWS certificate website can be accessed by each individual school with their own password and login which have been emailed to the schools email address. All schools can access this site and order their students certificates directly from Irish Water Safety.

Order Your PAWS Pack

Receive resources for teaching your class the Land PAWS programme. Our PAWS packs are also available as Gaeilge!