Staying safe on the journey to school is an important part of the Movin’March message. We’ve collated links to some great road safety resources below for you to use with your students and share with your parent community.
New Zealand Transport Agency
NZTA have developed a wide range of curriculum resources and factsheets for teaching road safety in schools. Their Road Map directs schools and communities to road safety education resources relevant for each stage of a child’s development.
New Zealand Police aim that children and young people are safe as pedestrians, passengers, cyclists, or drivers. Their road safety resources support students to learn and apply a range of safe practices they can use when acting as a pedestrian, passenger, cyclist, or driver.
Greater Wellington Regional Council provides a FREE cycle skills programme for schools in the Wellington region. Pedal Ready is a fully accredited BikeReady provider. Find out more at .
BikeReady is New Zealand's national cycling education system. In addition to the bike skills training delivered by Pedal Ready in the Wellington region, you can support students learning by using the curriculum resources in the classroom. Find out more at bikeready.govt.nz.
Micro Scooters has developed Scooter Safety rules for schools and parents to share with their children. Micro also run a Scooter Safety programme for schools.
Get in touch with Micro to find out more at:
Ministry of Education Bus Safety Programme
The Ministry of Education have bus safety guidelines available on their website.
Track Safe aims to raise awareness about rail safety in New Zealand and educate the public on how to keep themselves safe around tracks and trains. Track Safe has worked closely with the New Zealand Transport Agency to develop curriculum resources for teaching children about rail safety.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has developed a whānau and caregivers guide to safer journeys for children. This leaflet describes the things you need to know to help teach your child about staying safe on roads and near railways. It is available in 8 languages. Use it as a handy reference tool.