Suitable for ages 5-6
This is a simple, easy to use scheme for Key Stage 1 children to learn basic pedestrian skills and gain roadside knowledge.
We look at street environment and objects, think about how vehicles and their users can endanger road users and consider appropriate behaviour in the different places where children encounter traffic.
Follow up work afterwards has shown very favourable information retention rates.
Children can be trained by teachers, classroom assistants, parent-helpers or others and road safety staff will come into school/group to train an instructor.
A school or group is responsible for CRB checking of its instructors.
Once the school/group has a validated instructor, it can plan and run “Step on it” courses whenever convenient for pupils and staff.