Why is road safety education important?
Traffic related incidents continue to be the leading cause of accidental death and injury among school-aged children in Australia. Parents, educators and communities all have an
important role to play in helping children to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to operate safely in a traffic environment.
Who is this website for?
This website is a one stop shop for K-6 NSW primary school teachers.
Why should teachers use this website?
Finally an Australian website developed and designed with Australian children in mind.
Every activity on this website has been designed to engage students in higher order thinking and problem solving learning experiences. This approach to teaching road safety reflects best practice and assists students to achieve the expected outcomes as part of the 'Safe Living' strand of the NSW K-6 PDHPE syllabus. This resource has been developed by
More time to focus on teaching!
This website has been made easy for teachers. We know how competing curriculum priorities can make it difficult for teachers to find time to develop quality resources and engaging PDHPE units
of work. Why re-invent the wheel? We've taken some of the hard work out so you can focus on what matters...your students' learning. On this website you get:
- Quality, explicit and fully pre-programmed units of work for Early Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3. These units address all three components of road safety education as part of the 'Safe Living' strand - Pedestrian safety, Passenger safety and Safety on wheels.
- These units are downloadable as a soft copy for you to adapt and tailor to meet the needs of your students. Simply edit and print for your teaching and learning program!
- Free and easy access to a range of quality interactive learning experiences and resources for your students. It's all here!
- Easy access to a range of additional road safety education resources from the Department of Education and Communities and Transport for NSW.
- Opportunities to improve learning outcomes and equip your students with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect our communities' most vulnerable road users.