PLYMOUTH CITY COUNCIL ROAD SAFETY TEAM ROAD SAFETY RESOURCE CATALOGUE

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1 Early Years and KS1 Items available free of charge ROAD SAFETY RESOURCE CATALOGUE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) posters Various road safety posters such as When You Want To Cross The Road, Hands And Feet, Colours That Are Easy To See, How Many Roads And Traffic, Hedgehogs Posters Green Cross Code, Watch Out Even On Roads You Know, Stop And Think Before You Cross, Be Bright Morning Or Night, Stop And Think At A Crossing Too, ACTIVITY BOOKLETS / GUIDES Hedgehogs 0-6 activity book Just The Job RoSPA activity book Things To Do RoSPA activity book FLIP-CHART Look Alive Road Safety Resource Excellent flip chart style big pictures with teachers notes on reverse. A good selection of activities to accompany each picture in all subject areas. Six stories that accompany the pack can be used to reinforce each road safety message. Road Scenes Large posters depicting roads in the four different seasons. Can be used to stimulate discussion. Could be used as playmates or to create their own pictures to stick onto the posters. Items available for loan from Road Safety Team NON-FICTION BOOK Journey to school Looks at different forms of transport children and parents use to travel to school. Introduces words and phrases about locations and addresses, and enables children to learn how to describe a specific route to school. NON-FICTION BOOK Traffic and safety Children are introduced to words and phrases related to traffic and discover the purpose of various road signs, parking controls and road safety measures. Using a simple map, photographs and examples of pupils work, children investigate traffic controls, traffic flow, parking and pedestrian safety.

2 INTERACTIVE TEACHING RESOURCE Street Feet A large scale pack containing road signs and street mats with road markings. Gives children the opportunity to learn how to interpret street signs and road markings and think about their responsibilities as a road user. Enables different road safety scenarios to be role played by the children. FLIP-CHART Picture This. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Excellent large format pictures with a road safety theme. Teacher s discussion points on the flip side of the pictures make this an easy to use resource. Safe Start. Safety Made Fun Activities for young children. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Excellent resource that covers twelve themes linked to important road safety concepts. Themes also link to work on other important areas of a child s safety, particularly personal safety. The book also has 32 food recipes which link to the themes! Let s Begin Topics and ideas for pre-school children. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Twelve topic webs linked to road safety that give ideas on activities and further resources to teach the topics. BIG-BOOK + TEACHERS GUIDE Let s take a walk Reading and writing for information KS1 A big book with Literacy activities for years 1 and 2. The activities are designed to encourage children to make sense of their road environment. VIDEO Living with Traffic BP Road Safety Resource Easy to use video and workbook. Topics covered are: safe places to play, holding hands, quiet and busy roads, stop, look, listen, think, wearing seat belts, be seen, be safe and safer places to cross. AUDIO TAPE Traffic Sounds Audio tape with a variety of traffic sounds that will allow children to analyse how good they are at listening to vehicles and to predict if they are going away or coming towards them. CD-ROM First Steps Peter s Journey Interactive story which illustrates safe pedestrian behaviour for young users.

3 Practical training courses Walkwise Practical pedestrian training. Parent or teacher volunteers are trained by the Plymouth Road Safety Team to deliver a 5 stage programme to Year 2 children. On-going practical support given at every stage of your course. Resource Box for loan available as a complete pack Picture This. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Excellent large format pictures with a road safety theme. Teacher s discussion points on the flip side of the pictures make this an easy to use resource. Safe Start. Safety Made Fun Activities for young children. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Excellent resource that covers twelve themes linked to important road safety concepts. Themes also link to work on other important areas of a child s safety, particularly personal safety. The book also has 32 food recipes which link to the themes! FLIPCHART Road Safety Flipchart Large flipchart sized pictures that can be used as road safety discussion points. Teacher s notes included. BIG BOOK Let s Be Safe Out and About A colourful big book with a road safety message. Teaching notes and photocopiable worksheets included. BOOK Child s Play A Road Safety Story Book BOOK Steven and Lucy First Road Safety Story Book BIG BOOK Look out on the road. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Big book with excellent clear information on safe behaviour on the roads. Small format book included as well. ACTIVITY BOOK Just the job. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Simple but effective photocopiable road safety activities for young children. CARDS Sequences Colourful set of cards depicting seven common road safety sequences which are designed to encourage language development within the framework of road safety education.

4 BOOK Let s Go Out Book with comprehensive guidance on road safety. Includes ideas for children s activities. VIDEO / BOOK / AUDIO TAPE / SCENERY Teddy Takes a Tumble Storysack A sack with story book, fact book, parent guide, audio tape, scenery, and game. Lots of good ideas for activities with young children on the theme of safety in and around cars. AUDIO TAPE Traffic Sounds Audio Cassette Tape Cassette that can be used by children to identify and classify traffic sounds. Let s Begin Topics and ideas for pre-school children. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Twelve topic webs linked to road safety that give ideas on activities and further resources to teach the topics. VIDEO Child s Play Video Video that follows a child as she goes out for a walk with her mum and learns all about how to stay safe near roads. Young children will find this engaging and easy to understand. Topics for Young Children A teacher s guide. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Material for 5-7 years olds that incorporates safety education into general topic areas already covered in the classroom. The topic areas in the book are, the five senses, shape and size, time, speed and movement, seasons and weather and colour, conspicuity, camouflage. Item available when new Puffin crossings are installed near the school Mini Puffin Crossing A real life mini-puffin crossing complete with traffic lights. Teaches children how to use these crossings safely and correctly. Brought in by road safety trainers who provide full instruction in the use of this resource.

5 Key Stage 2 Items available free of charge TEACHERS PACK Department for Transport Road Safety Lesson Pack A comprehensive series of lessons across all curriculum areas. Please find details on the DfT website at Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) posters Various road safety posters such as Road Safety Quiz, Green Cross Code Quiz, Roads Vocabulary, BOOKS Activity Booklets / Guides Arrive Alive a highway code for young users. Safer Cycling a booklet that covers how to ride along safely and how to turn at different types of junction, lots of illustrations back up the text. Green Cross Code Fold up reminder BOOK Cycle Smart A comic that will help young cyclists to cycle safely. TEACHERS PACK Making Choices - Moving on to secondary school A comprehensive guide for teachers of pupils in year 6. Gives a detailed timetable and related activities for the transfer to secondary school. The pack provides 5 excellent lesson plans that raise children s awareness of the new dangers likely to be encountered on the journey to secondary school. Also provides follow up lessons for year 7. CD-ROM Cycling CD-Rom A CD-Rom that can be loaded onto the computer system for use by the whole class. Includes games such as a Hazard Perception test which can be used to generate whole class discussion about the different variety of hazards on our roads. Also includes video clips of safe cycling technique which again can be used for discussion by the class.

6 Practical training courses Cycling Course On-road cycle training for children aged 10+. Parent or teacher volunteers are trained by the Plymouth Road Safety Team to deliver a 6 stage programme to their children. On-going practical support given at every stage of your course. Basic cycle skills Practical cycle training for children aged 7-9. Parent or teacher volunteers are trained by the Plymouth Road Safety Team to deliver a playground based programme to their children. On-going practical support given at every stage of your course. Items available for loan from Road Safety Team NON-FICTION BOOK Should the high street be closed to traffic? This book investigates the issue of traffic and helps to weigh up the evidence for and against changing a high street into an area for pedestrians only. It also includes information about different ways of solving traffic problems. NON-FICTION BOOK Local traffic an environmental issue This book explores issues involved in building new roads. It shows how data can be collected and how to canvass opinion and then come to a considered decision in a demoncratic way. BIG BOOK + The Trouble with Traffic Reading and writing for information KS2. Big book with 6 different information texts that deals with different traffic problems. Teacher s book provides lesson plans for imaginative activities connected to the texts. BIG BOOK Four in a Row. Big book following the lives of four children whose lives are affected by road safety issues. Very useful for Literacy teaching as the book presents the stories in different formats: television transcript, magazine article, radio playscript, newspaper report, picture story and leaflet. TEACHERS PACK + RESOURCES Front Page News. Young people read a road accident report and take up roles in a court case to decide on who was responsible. Insight is gained into the factors which cause a road accident. MAGAZINE Safer Area. Colourful and engaging magazine format workbook about traffic calming. Children learn about traffic calming features, design a traffic calming scheme, write an accident report and draw a plan of traffic hazards and solutions around their school.

7 TEACHERS PACK + RESOURCES On The Move - a project pack for the Literacy Hour. Living Streets This pack uses real newspaper articles, poetry and a persuasive letter to raise children s awareness of sensible use of all forms of transport. Pack includes 4 full colour posters for whole class work. TEACHERS PACK + RESOURCES Safe Routes to Schools Primary Teachers Resource Pack. Teaching ideas for each subject linked to the theme of Safe Routes to Schools. Also includes information for schools who are thinking of developing their own school travel plans and how to make the journey to school safer. Secondary Items available free of charge RoSPA posters Various road safety posters such as Citizenship: Drinking, Driving and the Legal Consquences, British Traffic Signs Wallchart, Bicycle Safety 10 Serious Faults, Some Facts about Drugs and Driving. Items available for loan from Road Safety Team DVD No Accident DVD with related teaching notes that will engage young people. Covers car crashes, seat belt use, drink and drugs, fatal distraction, newly qualified drivers and speeding. Streets Ahead RAC Teaching Pack A teaching pack suitable for KS3 Geography and PSHE. This excellent up to date resource deals with the issues of sustainable transport and road safety. There are 10 short activities that can be built up into 4 hour complete lessons. The activities use the Thinking Skills approach developed by David Leat, involving activities that develop reasoning skills, the ability to analyse and evaluate information and to draw and justify conclusions. Zack s Pack A teaching pack based around a high quality photo story card sorting activity. The issues explored are the consequences of tragic accident involving two friends. The pack aims to raise the profile in the students mind of they role they can play in influencing the choices other people make over speeding and road safety. The pack is most suitable for PSHE. RoSPA Road Safety in Citizenship CD 1 KS4 An education resource linking with the Key Stage 4 Citizenship agenda. It includes teachers notes and student sheets on Learning to Drive or Ride, Drink, Drugs and Driving, The Impact of the Media and Passenger Safety. RoSPA Road Safety in Citizenship CD 2 KS4 An education resource linking with the Key Stage 4 Citizenship agenda. It includes teachers notes and student sheets on Motorcycling, Speed, Crashes and Starting Work/Work Experience.

8 DVD from Brake Road Safety Charity Brake produces a powerful, 15 minute DVD called Too Young To Die, which is FREE to all secondary school teachers and youth workers. Sponsored by Co-operative Insurance Services, the DVD features interviews with bereaved people, emergency surgeons, fire officers and paramedics Powerpoint Presentation for year olds and year olds information on the risks faced by teenagers on roads and the extent of road death and injury in the UK - discussion points on the effects of road death and injury on families and communities - an opportunity to discuss real-life examples of road crashes - practical advice on staying safe on roads encouraging young people to make safe choices when walking, cycling and in vehicles - discussion topics on peer pressure and different scenarios - links to road safety adverts

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