The UK has some of the best road safety statistics in Europe, but the number of children injured on roads is still comparatively high. To try to cut the accident rate, the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions has drawn up a multi-faceted campaign to bring the issue of road safety into the classroom.
Numeracy, literacy PSHE and science lesson plans for key stage 1and 2 are available online at www.schools.detr.gov.ukprimary. New lessons plans will be added to the site regularly until September. Other resources, including laminated A1 posters, wall friezes, activity books and flash cards are also available free and can be ordered on the website.