Beware! Pupils ahead: A Highway Code for schools

Is your class a 30-only zone? Are there Inset roundabouts ahead? Which road sign defines your school, asks Stephen Petty

Stephen Petty

A Highway Code for schools and teachers

With thousands of young learner drivers now queuing up for their theory tests and their actual driving tests, it set me wondering, as I sat at home testing the lad with the L-plates in our house. 

What if every school in the country were to be represented in Highway Code language? Which symbol would stand for what, and which ones would appear next to your school? 

Alternative interpretations of road signs, for a school and teacher context

Stephen Petty is head of humanities at Lord Williams’s School in Thame, Oxfordshire

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