These resources challenge pupils to get active, look after their environment and stay safe, whether walking, cycling or scooting to school. They have been selected based on their ease of use for educators, engagement for pupils and curriculum-relevance.

The resources have been selected from a range of external websites, including other local authority areas. They are all free to use. In some instances you will need to register to access the resources.

EDF Energy - The Pod: Transport lesson plan

Suitable for: KS1

Use these cross-curricular English, Science and Geography resources to help your pupils explore different forms of transport. Pupils create a survey to find out how their classmates get to school, before examining their data to spot patterns.

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THINK! Road safety materials

Suitable for: KS1 KS2

Teach your pupils how to cross the road, be seen and travel safely with these videos, interactives, slideshows and lesson plans.

Schools Go Smarter

Suitable for: KS1 KS2

Empower pupils to see themselves as global citizens with cross-curricular English, Science and PSHE activities. Use slideshows and activity sheets to raise pupils’ awareness of sustainable travel options.

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EDF Energy – The Pod: Better off by bike game

Suitable for: KS2

Engage pupils with this online game, which teaches them about potential dangers on the route to school and helps them discover which types of transport can reduce their carbon footprint.

This game requires Adobe Flash. 

Sustrans:Teacher Resources

Suitable for: KS2

Integrate pupil travel to school initiatives and learning around some fun activities in the classroom. Suss It Out classroom activity sheets include 10, 20 or 30 minute activities, grouped into five key themes including staying safe, looking after your world, being healthy, future journeys and exploring, to help reinforce your active travel to school initiatives. The sheets are designed to be used over the course of a week, and require little preparation and no resources other than those found in a typical classroom.

Safety Activity Sheet

Explore Activity Sheet

Future Journeys Activity Sheet

Health Activity Sheet

Looking After Your World Activity sheet

Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting challenge. It inspires hundreds of thousands of pupils, staff and parents to choose human power for their journey to school. Click below to find out more

EDF Energy - The Pod: Low carbon travel lesson plan

Suitable for: KS3

Help your students to make positive changes to the way they, and their school community, travel. Linked to the Citizenship curriculum, this lesson plan uses discussion and debate to explore new ways in which students can lower their carbon footprint.

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THINK! Road safety materials

Suitable for: KS3 KS4 KS5 FE

Empower students to keep themselves and others safe by challenging risky behaviours, dealing with distractions and knowing the rules of cycle safety. Lesson plans and resources. 

Brake: Road safety resources for young people

Suitable for: KS3 KS4 KS5 FE

Tools to support and inform young people around key road safety topics such as the break pledge, stopping distances and drink driving. Includes discussion cards, posters and creative project ideas to inspire conversations and campaigns as well as a collection of videos following the stories of those affected by road death or injury.

Brake: Community campaign kit

Suitable for: KS3 KS4 KS5 FE

Information and advice on how to set up a road

safety community campaign; from organising a petition

to using a road safety event as a tool to raise awareness.