Children and young people are at the heart of Road Safety Week

Do you work with children and young people? Then register now to take part in Road Safety Week!

Thousands of schools, nurseries, colleges, community groups and organisations work together during the UK's biggest road safety event, raising awareness about road safety and helping save lives. Road Safety Week is the ideal time to run road safety lessons and assemblies or launch a campaign for safer local streets.

Road crashes are one of the biggest causes of death and serious injury among children and young people. Dangerous roads also have a major impact on their ability to walk, cycle and live healthy active lifestyles. That's why it's important to develop pupils' awareness of the risks on roads, as well as reaching out to parents and the wider community. Plus, road safety is a great topic to engage pupils of all ages, while meeting curriculum goals!

How to get involved

We are in the process of developing some brand new resources for 2018 - free to all those who register using our online form. The free online action pack includes more advice, ideas and resources, including lesson plans, assembly presentations, activity sheets and fact sheets linked to the 2018 theme of Bike Smart.

To help inspire you and give more details about how to use our resources, we recorded a short webcast in 2017.

 

Read about what other educators and communities did in 20172016 and 2015.

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