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Network Rail Safety Education
Rail Life provides teachers, professionals working with young people and parents with resources that will engage young people when talking about rail safety issues. The materials have been developed with teachers to match curriculum areas and deliver Ofsted teaching requirements.
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TES: The Largest Network of Teachers.
TES has more than 2 million registered online users from 197 countries. It is the world’s largest online network of teachers. More than 2 million resources are downloaded from the TES website every week, with almost four TES resources downloaded every second.
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Teaching Ideas and Resources
Teaching Ideas has thousands of free lesson ideas, activities and resources which you can use in your classroom.
There are approximately 6,500 level crossings in Britain. Ranging from full barrier crossings to ones that have no barriers at all. These guides will show you how to stay safe on crossings, giving you a detailed breakdown of the different types of level crossings in Britain.
For Kids and Teenagers
Rail Life is your space to get up to speed on the railway, explore where you’re going and get the facts on staying safe.
Network Rail’s initiative for teenagers with a great variety of sports, music and
Kids Zone is an educational and fun website for children providing information on the rail industry. The website is primarily aimed at seven to eleven year olds.
Kids Zone covers a number of different topics including the history of the railways, trains of the future, railway staff, safety on and around trains, and how the railways work.
The National Youth Agency's online information toolkit for young people and all
those working with them
An award-winning centre in North Wales that educates children and young people in safety awareness and promotes health and wellbeing
Safetyworks! is a multi-agency interactive safety centre serving the community of Tyne & Wear. It provides an innovative, enjoyable learning experience enabling visitors to participate safely in realistic situations illustrating everyday hazards and how to prevent them.
The Risk Factory, Edinburgh
The Risk Factory is an interactive safety centre. They manufacture everyday risks in a safe environment and aim to teach people how to deal with or avoid risks altogether.
Right Track is an education program provided by the Public Transport Authority (Western Australia) that encourages young people to make safe choices when travelling on and around public transport.
Catch22 is a national charity that works with young people who find themselves in difficult situations.
Home Office Crime
We're responsible for reducing and preventing crime and ensuring people feel safe in their homes and communities.
Childline 0800 1111
A confidential help line for children and young people where you can talk about
anything that bothers you to a trained counsellor
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Confidential, non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are
experiencing feelings of distress or despair
National Community Safety Network
A practitioner-led organisation supporting people who are involved in promoting
community safety and crime reduction throughout the UK
National Rail Enquiries
Official source for UK rail information, including timetables, train company information
Railway Companies and Organisations
London Transport Users Committee, representing the interests of transport users
in and around the capital
The owner and operator of Britain’s railway infrastructure
Rail Safety and Standards Board
A not-for-profit company owned by rail industry stakeholders with the objective
to facilitate continuous improvement in the health and safety performance of the