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Practicalities of different types of transport (3 slides) This is a brainstorming exercise for pupils where they think of all the practical issues that may either help or hinder them to use three ‘green’ types of transport – walking, cycling and car share. A prompt sheet for teachers is included. PHSE Resource Unit 5
Reasons why you might travel this way Reasons why you might not travel this way Walking / scooting Cycling Car share
Reasons why pupils might travel this way Reasons why pupils might not travel this way Walking / scooting Healthy, friends do it, live near school, it’s nice weather, can use crossings, enjoy it, Live too far away, roads too dangerous to cross, parent/carer wants to use car, too much to carry, mobility impairment, it’s raining Cycling Own bike, cycle sheds at school, friends or older brother/sister or parent to cycle with, have passed cycling proficiency, too far to walk, it’s quicker, enjoy the exercise, nice weather Don’t own bike, too much to carry, no bike sheds at school, live too far away, can’t cycle, roads too busy, no-one to cycle with, parent/school won’t allow it, it’s raining Car share Other pupils live nearby, live too far away to walk/cycle, easier for parents to share school journey Don’t live close enough to anyone, car is already full, parent/carer does not want too, live too close to school, don’t own car Factors influencing choice of transport: prompts for teachers
Top Idea Walking / scooting Cycling Car share Top ideas for more green travel (2 slides) Class to agree one priority for each box
Pupils self- help School community Outside help Walking / scooting Learn green cross code, ask parent/carer if we can walk some or all of the time, work out a safe route Cars drive slowly when pupils are walking, start a walking bus Traffic calming, new crossings, road safety training Cycling Find someone to cycle with, take lessons in cycling, work out a safe route, get a helmet, check bike works properly Cars drive slowly when pupils are cycling, don’t cycle on pavements, set up cycling club Build bike sheds, create cycle routes Car share Talk to another pupil and see if parents are interested Send letter to parents asking if anyone would like to do it. Speaker to talk to parents to answer any questions about car sharing. Ideas for green travel: prompts for teachers. Teachers may like to prompt pupils in terms of how they can help themselves, how they can help each other and how those outside the school community might help.
Online school travel plan To find out if your school has an online Travel Plan, go to: http://www1.surreycc.gov.uk/srs/schoolsaz.cfm