The 95 Alive York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership have developed the following teachers’ resources for children aged 5-7 and 7-11.
October is walk to school month
October is International Walk to School Month, when thousands of children across the world will be celebrating walking to school. In the UK figures released this month show that the number of children walking to school has reached an all-time low. A generation ago 70% of children walked to school. Today that figure is just 48%. This is a trend that is repeated in many countries around the world.
For ideas how to get your school involved download the PDF.
Is your school a STAR?
North Yorkshire County Council has signed up to Modeshift STARS . This is a national schools awards scheme that has been established to recognise schools that have demonstrated excellence in supporting walking, cycling and other forms of sustainable transport. The scheme encourages schools right across the country to join a major effort to increase levels of sustainable and active travel and in doing so, improve the health, safety and well-being of children and the whole school community.
Walk to school week 16-20th May
Walking to school provides an opportunity for everyone to keep active and healthy. Its also a great time for children to learn road safety skills and develop an awareness of their surroundings. We have produced some activity ideas for you to make the most out of walk to school week.
Spot the difference
Spot the difference answers for the children’s activity sheet can be found here.
(Quiz is located in Games and Activity section: http://www.roadwise.co.uk/schools/games-and-activities/)
Cycling themed resources
Le Tour mental maths test
Gear up for Bike Week
Big Bike day ideas for Schools
Are you a cycle safety superstar?
Are you a cycle safety superstar – Answer sheet
Get Cycling lesson plans
Interactive activities to do about cycling
Junctions and Crossings
Junctions and crossings ANSWERS
Local traffic survey
On your bike (Highway Code)
On your bike ANSWERS (Highway Code)
Plan a safe route to school
Plan a safe route to school (checklist)
Parking at the School Gate
Streetfeet Pedestrian Training Resource
Road Safety In the Primary Curriculum
Road Safety in the Secondary Curriculum
Using a Puffin Crossing
Foundation & Key Stage 1
Discussion Idea – My feet can ____(2).pdf
Discussion Idea -We should walk to school .pdf
Looking for things on the pavement.pdf
Poetry with Travel Awareness theme.pdf
Traffic Survey Form.pdf
Travelling to school activities.pdf
Road Safety Quiz Level 1 pdf
Road Safety quiz Level 1 Answers.pdf
Key Stage 2
Citizenship Lesson Plans
KS2 lesson 1.pdf
KS2 lesson 2.pdf
KS2 lesson 3.pdf
KS2 lesson 4.pdf
KS2 lesson 5.pdf
Lesson 2 Activity Sheet.pdf
Lesson 3 Activity Sheet.pdf
Lesson 3 Prompt Sheet.pdf
Lesson 4 Activity Sheet.pdf
Lesson 4 Prompt Sheet.pdf
Lesson 5 Prompt Sheet.pdf
Designing a Poster Activity – School walking week
Numeracy Lesson Starters
Ideas for Planning and Writing a Discussion.pdf
Instructional Text – How to repair a puncture.pdf
Planning a discussion.pdf
Poetry with a Travel Awareness Theme KS2.pdf
Report Writing – The Reporter.pdf
Writing a discussion.pdf