Friend or Foe? Never Go!

Key Fact

Who is a stranger?

Someone who you don’t know or don’t trust.

Video: Tarian Says

Tarian Says

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Top Tips

Remember

  • No-one has the right to hurt you or make you do anything that feels wrong.
  • Always tell someone you trust if a stranger approaches you.
  • Remember your police officer’s advice: NO NEVER GO and RUN YELL TELL.
  • Even if you know the person you must say no until you have asked your parents’ permission.
  • If someone touches you and makes you feel uncomfortable, and you have the ‘oh! ho!’ feeling, tell someone.
  • Always know who you can go to for help.

Rapping Rhymes

When you’re out in the sun

With your friends having fun,

And someone you meet

Tries to give you a treat,

STICK TO WHAT YOU KNOW

SAY NO, NEVER GO!

Playing in the street

With the friends that you meet,

Or surfing the net

The message to get,

STICK TO WHAT YOU KNOW

SAY NO, NEVER GO!

When you’re playing in the park

Or out in the dark,

And a stranger walks by

And tries to say hi,

STICK TO WHAT YOU KNOW

SAY NO, NEVER GO!

Introduction

I will help you learn

  • who you can trust,
  • who is a safe friend, and
  • how to stay safe.

Question and Answer

Question: Why can’t I be friendly with everyone?
Answer: Because you cannot tell if a person is good or bad by looking at them. There are some people who may want to hurt or frighten you.
Question: Can I keep secrets?
Answer: Some secrets are good secrets like buying a surprise for your mother’s birthday but if the secret gives you the ‘oh! ho!’ feeling, then you must tell someone.
Question: Who can help when I feel unsafe or uncomfortable?
Answer: Choose someone you know you can trust to help you like your parents or carer, teachers, or your school police officer.

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