Lesson 3: Emergency stop

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 3.

Students will confront assumptions about road safety and the impact of distractions on reaction times.

Students will reflect on their own behaviours and how distractions could negatively impact their own personal safety.

This is lesson plan 3.

Learning Objectives

  1. I know the consequences of drugs and alcohol use in relation to driving.
  2. I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a driver.
  3. I know about issues affecting young drivers such as peer pressure, speed, seat belts, inexperience and overconfidence.
  4. I know how to travel safely when I am on my own and understand the benefits of sustainable travel.

Students will be encouraged to think about how the consequences of an accident might affect them, a friend or a family member in their day-to-day lives.

Students will consider the most effective strategies to persuade people to change their behaviour and become more responsible on and around the road whether they are a driver, cyclist, pedestrian or passenger.

This is lesson plan 4.

Learning Objectives

1. I know about issues affecting young drivers such as peer pressure, speeding, seat belts and inexperience.

2. I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a future driver.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 4, Campaign HQ.

  • Campaign HQ Lesson plan
  • Campaign HQ slides
  • THINK! Map

Students will reflect on the behaviors they have developed over the years, as a pedestrian and a passenger.

This is lesson plan 5.

Learning Objectives

  1. I know my responsibilities as a pedestrian, a passenger and a future driver
  2. I know about issues affecting young drivers such as peer pressure, speeding, seat belts, inexperience and overconfidence

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 5, dangerous habits.

Students will understand  the benefits of sustainable travel, alongside the ways of how to do so safely. Many students will have thought about how they can improve their travel, to make it more sustainable to benefitt them, their families and their local communities.

Students will also work on school campaigns to encourage others to make more sustainable choices about travelling to and from school.

This is lesson plan 6.

Learning Objectives

1. I know how to travel safely independently and understand the benefits of sustainable travel.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 6, Small changes.

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 1, Stepping stones to road safety.

Lesson objectives:

  • To develop familiarity with the Stop, Look, Listen and Think sequence.
  • To know that pedestrians walk on the pavement and vehicles travel on the road.
  • To know how to walk safely with a grown up and hold hands when walking near the road.

This is lesson plan 3, Safety first.

Lesson objectives:

  • To know how to ride a bike/scooter and cycle/scoot safely.
  • To know why I need a child car seat when I travel in a car.
  • To know how to travel in a car or a bus.

you will find everything you need in this lesson plan to complete these objectives including:

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 5, Roads away from home.

Learning objectives

  • I know how to keep safe on the road when on holiday
  • I know how to walk safely with a grown up and hold hands when walking near the road
  • I know how to behave when I travel in a car or a bus

This pack contains everything you need for lesson plan 4, Road rangers.

Learning objectives

  • I know that pedestrians walk on the pavement and vehicles travel on the road
  • I know safer crossing places and how to use them
  • I know the Stop, Look, Listen and Think sequence
  • I know how to ride a bike or scooter and cycle or scoot safely
  • I know how to use the correct behaviour to keep myself safe

In this lesson, pupils will share learning with parents, teachers are encouraged to reflect on the learning that has taken place through all road safety activities. This is lesson plan 6.

For this lesson you will need:

Learning objectives

  • I know how to walk safely and hold hands with a grown up when walking near, or when crossing, a road
  • I know how to behave when I travel in a car or a bus
  • I know why I need a child car seat when I travel in a car
  • I know how to ride a bike or scooter and cycle or scoot safely