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Keeping Safe Curriculum

All classes at Padbury Catholic engage in the Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) program. KS:CPC is a world class, evidence-based child safety curriculum that teaches children and young people to recognise abuse, tell a trusted adult, understand what is appropriate and inappropriate touching and ways of keeping themselves safe.


The KS:CPC is delivered to students by educators that have completed a comprehensive training course. The KS:CPC has gained a world class reputation due to its depth of content, breadth of learning, contemporary nature, and requirements for explicit training.

The KS:CPC helps children and young people:

  • recognise abuse and tell a trusted adult

  • understand what is appropriate and inappropriate touching

  • understand ways to keep themselves safe.

Themes The curriculum is based on two main themes:

  • We all have the right to be safe.

  • We can help ourselves to be safe by talking to people we trust.

Focus Areas The themes are presented through four Focus Areas:

1. The right to be safe

2. Relationships

3. Recognising and reporting

4. Protective strategies

Concept Summaries for Each Age group are below:

Ages 3-5

Years PP-2

Years 3-5

Years 6-9

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