Download the Booklets
May 2013 - Teaching pack
Teaching Pack Download - Please download the teaching pack for use within your school.
Journey To School... What are the Rules?
Songbook - PDF version of the hard copy sent to all NI primary schools. Songbook contains road safety songs for use in classroom, school assembly etc.
Lyric sheet - PDF version of lyric sheets for distribution to pupils
MP3 Files on Soundcloud.com - soundtracks from the CDs sent to the schools, both vocal and instrumental tracks of the eight road safety songs from this project (Or download a Zip file of all MP3 files directly by clicking here)
Participation Certificate - additional copies for schools who participated in the artwork competition for the project songbook
Feedback Form - We would appreciate feedback on the project materials. These can be faxed to 028 877 50212, emailed to email@example.com or posted to the STEP office, Unit T7, Dungannon Businesss Pk, 2 Coalisland Rd, Dungannon BT76JT
These resources are the products of projects funded by the Department of the Environment (DOE), Road Safety & Vehicle Regulation Division (RS&VRD), through Community Transport Association (CTA), which administers the road safety grant on behalf of the Department. The booklets are aimed at primary school children with the intention of illustrating road safety issues. The first booklet from the 2012 project shows children how to travel to school safely using the various different methods available and the 2013 booklet gives little scenarios in which the children are asked to decide what the right decision is to get them to their destination safely. The 2014 Songbook of Road Safety songs contains 8 songs to the air of common nursery rhymes that have core messages about road safety e.g. travel on the bus, the green cross code etc. The songbook is accompanied by vocal and instrumental tracks of the songs as a useful classroom resource.
Note to parents, guardians & teachers
As well as short storylines which young children can enjoy, the booklets contain more in depth safety regulations which parents, teachers and older children should read and discuss with the children. It would be beneficial to take time to explain and talk about some of the book concepts such as “lollipop person”; “booster seat”; “distractions”; “safety helmet” etc. and encourage open conversations about other aspects of safety. More about the development of the book...