Primary school

Primary aged students are vulnerable road users. They are still developing the  skills, attitudes and behaviours needed to stay safe as a pedestrian,  passenger and wheels user.

We teach road safety as part of the PDHPE K-6 syllabus and encourage parents and carers to support what is taught when out and about with their children.

An effective road safety education program needs to:

Support for teachers

Your Road Safety Education Officer is your dedicated resource for curriculum support and ideas to implement road safety education at your school.

Road safety education officers run free professional learning workshops for teachers about road safety education. They will help you address local road safety issues through teaching and learning.

Order your Kindergarten Orientation Day packs from Transport for NSW, (Use the School Only section).

See what's happening in schools in road safety education.

Teaching resources

Safety Town is a new engaging online teaching and learning resource for students in K-6.

It has interactive activities, videos, storybooks, teaching and learning activities and up-to-date information for teachers, parents and students. So why not visit Safety Town today.

iRide, iRead, ithink includes activities for Stages 2 and 3 focusing on bike safety.

Bus safety (Stage 3) provides student centred teaching and learning activities to increase bus safety awareness and promote key bus safety messages.

Bus safety

Tracksafe education website provides teaching and learning activities to support safety around trains.

Useful links

Farmsafe Australia - RIPPER II Primary school resource is a useful resource for quad bike safety,

Quad bike safety

Auslan - eight great short videos of road safety messages in Auslan

Cycling - bicycle safety skills guidelines (DoE)

Centre for Road Safety Education program


Wellbeing for schools framework (DoE)

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