Safety on and around schools

Schools liaise with different agencies to help create a safer environment around their school.

Schools aim to address road safety issues around their school to create a safer environment for the whole school community by:

  • teaching students about the local road safety conditions contributes significantly to improving their own safety.
  • reminding parents and carers about safe behaviours outside the school also contributes significantly to the safety of our students.
  • working with agencies to improve local safety issues in the school zone through planning, enforcement, engineering or environmental changes.

Who can assist with safety on and around schools?

1. Department of Education's personnel

2. External agencies which can assist include:

  • local councils
  • NSW Police
  • bus operators
  • Roads and Maritime Services.

3. Transport for NSW for:

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