in this lesson students will explore road safety, in the context of their local area, from the perspective of a driver and a pedestrian.
Students will reflect on their own journeys and how previous pedestrian road incident locations may merit specific attention.
- I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a future driver.
- I know about issues affecting young drivers such as peer pressure, speeding, seat belts, inexperience and overconfidence.
- I know the training requirements for learner drivers.
- I know how to travel safely, independently and understand the benefits of sustainable travel.
Here is everything you need for lesson plan 2:
Support your students in making some simple road safety changes,with our tried and tested behaviour change support guide.
This drop down day timetable below has been designed for you to pick and choose a range of road safety activities to run over the course of a day.
In this film an illustrator shows how to travel safely.
To download, click here which will take you to Vimeo’s website. From there, simply click on the ‘Download’ button.
It’s cool, it’s not cool film is also available with Welsh subtitles, shown below. To download this version, click here again this will take you to Vimeo’s website. From there, simply click on the “download” button.
In this lesson students will learn the importance of speaking up in potentially dangerous situations.
Students will have informal scripts to help them develop confidence, so that they know what to say to challenge people’s attitudes and behaviours.
This is lesson plan 1.
- I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a future driver and can manage difficult situations with my peers
- I know about issues affecting young drivers – such as peer pressure, speeding, seat belts, inexperience and over confidence
- I have the communication skills that allow me to speak up in potentially dangerous and difficult road safety scenarios to influence a safer outcome
This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 1, Speak up. Please note that interactive slides are not currently available.
A worksheet for students to use as they survey traffic.
A summary of the 6 lesson plans for 13 to 16 year olds:
- Speak up
- THINK! Map Investigation
- Emergency stop
- Campaign HQ
- Dangerous habits
- Small changes