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:
In this lesson pupils will learn about the “Stop, Look, Listen, Think ” sequence and discuss how it can be applied in a range of settings.
They will discuss how distractions such as mobile phones and pressure from peers may cause dangerous situations.
This is lesson plan 1.
- I know the Stop, Look, Listen, Think sequence and safer places to cross the road.
- I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a cyclist, a passenger in a car or on public transport.
- I understand the risks and the effects of risky behaviour and can develop strategies to cope with dangerous situations caused by others.
This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 1, Do you Stop, Look, Listen and Think?
Interactive Kahoot quiz
In this quiz, pupils can test their knowledge of crossing the road safely.
The quiz can be played as a class on a desktop or one mobile phones, simply click on this link, which will take you to the Kahoot! website.
Further resources for this lesson
In this lesson pupils will explore how to create their own Road Safety Campaigns targeted at their peers.
- I know the Green Cross Code, and safer crossing places on the road.
- I know The Highway Code, rules of the road and road signs.
- I know the risks and the effects of risky behaviour and can develop strategies to cope with dangerous situations caused by others.
This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 5, Campaign Spotlight
- Campaign spotlight lesson plan
- Campaign spotlight planning sheet
- THINK! Map
In this film, children discuss first solo journeys they’re looking forward to and older children share what their first journeys were like. Both groups of children share their top tips to stay safe.
To download, click here which will take you to Vimeo’s website. From there, simply click on the ‘Download’ button.
This video is also available with Welsh subtitles, shown below. To Download this version, click here again this will take you to the Vimeo 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.