Learning outcomes by route

Walking to the park

This is a longer walk and involves busy, and quiet, roads. Establishing where it is safe to walk and how the pavement can change on a journey is one of the opening subjects. What is inappropriate behaviour on, or near, a road is tackled in this route. The young person uses a number of supported crossings on this journey including; an underpass, a green man crossing and a traffic island crossing. Stop, Think, Look and Listen are key at every kerbside situations.

Dealing with obstructions on the pavement and having clear sightlines in a crowded pavement situation helps to prevent bumping into people and objects. This is a subject that appears in other routes too.

Recognising the speed that a car is travelling and how to tell if it is coming towards you or going away from you. The rear of a car may be advancing. This means that it is reversing.

Large vehicles make a sound to indicate they are reversing. It is important to steer clear of the driver may not know that a pedestrian is nearby.

Crossing at a roundabout is the most challenging crossing in this resource. It is not advised, but if it is the only possible route to your destination it is very important to follow the instructions carefully.