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Road safety for Key Stage 1 and 2

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For more information on any of the activities or resources mentioned on this page:

Tel: 0115 9774373 & 0300 500 80 80

Email: roadsafety@nottscc.gov.uk 
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Activities and resources

The activities and resources listed below are available free-of-charge, unless otherwise stated.






Road Safety Education Resources: 

Reception & Year 1  

  • Child Pedestrian Training– A practical session involving children and their parents/ guardian on a local walk.
  • Using your school crossing patrol - A short visit by the school crossing patrol that serves your school. This demonstration session aims to ensure children know how to cross safely. 

Years 1 to 5

  • Your Move – A giant floor mat game designed to test pupils road safety knowledge.  

Years 4 to 6

  • Pedal It! – A classroom based interactive session introducing cycle safety. 

Years 5 & 6

  • Speed Up Slow Down – A practical session involving vehicle braking distances and speed
  • At the Scene – Pupils play the part of accident investigators to discover key road safety messages
  • Bikeability Training – National standard cycle training for children aged 9 and above. Visit our cycle training page for further information.

Resources for loan:

Reception & Year 1

  • Street Feet – A package involving  role play activities  

Years 1-5

  • Snakes & Ladders – A road safety version of the traditional board game. Children progress up the board  by answering  road safety questions
  • Safer Fitter Greener – A package of various interactive games & challenges 
  • Your Move – A table top version of our interactive resource to test pupils road safety knowledge. 

Lesson plans 

Free lesson plans to help you include road safety within lessons on numeracy, PSHE and science are available free online at http://www.dft.gov.uk/think/education/early-years-and-primary/ 

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