Top tips to make road safety stick 13-16

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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 learn road safety skills for when they are old enough to travel without an adult.

They will learn to identify how one route may be safer than another, and how to be a considerate traveller.

There is a focus on how to cross the road safely, identifying places to cross and areas to avoid.

Learning objectives

  • 1. I know the key road skills that I will need when I am old enough to travel without an adult.
  • 2. I know how to plan a safer journey to school.
  • 3. I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, cyclist, passenger in a car or on public transport.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 2, Take the lead.

 

In this lesson pupils will learn about road safety issues in their local area. They will explore local statistics and consider a range of awareness resources relating to road safety.

This is lesson plan 4.

Learning objectives

  • I know how to travel independently (only with permission) to and from school as a pedestrian, cyclist or on public or school transport.
  • I know the risks – and the effect of risky behaviour – on the road and can develop strategies to cope with dangerous situations caused by others.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 4, Road Ready?

 

In this lesson pupils will explore how to create their own Road Safety Campaigns targeted at their peers.

Learning objectives

  • 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 lesson pupils will discover how distractions impact reaction times.

Pupils will analyse how the speed a car is travelling impacts both the thinking and braking times of the driver.

Learning objectives

  • I know the Green Cross Code, and safe crossing places on the road.
  • I understand the risks and the effects of risky behaviour.
  • I can develop strategies to cope with dangerous situations caused by others.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 6, The science of stopping.