Clocks back! Dark nights ahead
We'll soon be setting the clocks back an hour and summer-time will end. The resources below will help remind children, including teenagers, about road safety and keeping safe in the dark.
Teaching Road Safety: A Guide for Parents https://www.rospa.com/media/documents/road-safety/teaching-road-safety-a-guide-for-parents.pdf
Safety First – Cycling at Night https://www.cycletraining.co.uk/cycle-training-and-cycle-safety/safety-first-cycling-at-night/
Teaching road safety: guide for educators https://www.brake.org.uk/how-we-help/raising-awareness/schools-and-families
Road safety teaching resources for children https://www.think.gov.uk/education-resources/
Be Bright, Be Seen Poster https://6282.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/Be_Bright_Be_Seen-A5-Flyer.pdf
Keeping Children Safe in the Dark https://firstaidforlife.org.uk/keeping-children-safe-in-dark/
Be Bright Be Seen https://brightkidz.co.uk/initiatives/be-bright-be-seen/
We are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of our pupils crossing Charlotte Street.
There have been a number of near misses, and crossing the road is being made increasingly difficult by cars dropping-off or parking on Zig Zag lines. This makes visibility for pedestrians very difficult around the school gate.
We continue to work with the children and the Road Traffic Agency to support awareness in school, but we would kindly ask the following of all our parents with cars: