Lesson 6: Road safety

Learning how to keep safe on and near roads

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand ways to keep safe on and near roads


Statutory guidance

  • The National Curriculum states that ‘All schools should make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)’

Success criteria

Cross-curricular Links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: A poster template with key words could be given to the children and then they can illustrate the point for example hold hands with a grown up, stay on the pavement

Pupils working at greater depth: Get children to think about a different scenario, such as walking down the street in the dark. What might their safety message be then?

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' understanding and progress


Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
RSE & PSHE specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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