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NSW Department of Education and Communities

Curriculum support for NSW Public Schools

Road Safety Education resources for primary schools

Road safety education needs to be developmentally appropriate, ongoing and sequential from Kindergarten to Year 6. The PDHPE K-6 Syllabus includes specific road safety content in each stage within the Safe Living strand.

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Kindergarten Orientation Day

As children enter Kindergarten their exposure to the traffic environment increases. Kindergarten Orientation Day is a great time for your school to provide road safety information to parents and carers.

A package has been prepared for you to order FREE road safety packs for every family attending your school.

Contact your Road Safety Education consultant to find out more and order your Kindergarten Orientation Day resources.

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On the way to High School

Did you know on average four young teenage pedestrians are injured each week on their way to and from high school in NSW.

Order your Youthsafe fact sheets to distribute to parents of year 6 students when talking about travelling to high school next year.

Order On the way to High School fact sheet

View On the way to High School fact sheet

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Move Ahead with Street Sense resource

The Move Ahead with Street Sense resource kits for Stage 1 (incorporating Early Stage 1), Stage 2 and Stage 3 were issued to all primary schools. The resources contain a wide range of teaching and learning activities, big books, picture packs, games and songs.

If you would like support in using this and other free school resources in your school contact your Road Safety Education Consultant.



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Interactive whiteboard activities

The road safety education activities listed below are available for download from the website under the PDHPE tab. These cannot be downloaded from home.

Ben's bike - Early stage 1 (can only be downloaded at a DEC school)

Travelling safely to school - Stage 1 (can only be downloaded at a DEC school)

Wheels - Stage 2 (can only be downloaded at a DEC school)

Safe journey to school - Stage 3 (can only be downloaded at a DEC school)


Bus safety

The Bus Safety resource consists of teaching and learning activities for students in Stage 3 and Stage 4 and supports the Personal Developement, Health and Physical Education K-6 and 7-10 Syllabuses. The resource aims to increase bus safety awareness for students and supports the main bus safety messages promoted by Transport for NSW and the Department of Education and Communities.


iRide, iRead, iThink book rap

iRide, iRead, iThink is a road safety education book rap that is available to support the National Year of Reading. The book rap includes activities suitable for PDHPE students in Stages 2 and 3. Students can share their learning about riding and being safe through uploading comments to a blog and sharing creations in a gallery.


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Primary catalogue

You can order free brochures, stickers and posters for your school.

If you don't have a copy contact your Road Safety Education Consultant.

Some resources can be ordered online. Go to myRTA online services.



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