JRSO

JRSO Members

Fancy becoming a Junior Road Safety Officer (JRSO) and helping other people at your school stay street safe? If your school is in Hampshire, you can!

  • To be part of the JRSO scheme, your school must join. Ask your teacher to contact your road safety officer for more information. Our activity packs tell you all you need to know to help keep your school street safe. They also include street safe posters, tips, fun activities you can use as competitions and lots more!

  • Download the JRSO pack PDF  11mb

  • Download A3 JRSO posters Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 1mb

2018 - 2019 District training dates:

The Road Safety Team have booked training dates for the next academic year. The details are:

  • Tuesday 9 October 2018 - Hampshire Court Hotel, Basingstoke

  • Friday 2 November 2018 - Botley Park Hotel, Boorley Green

If you would like to register for the scheme and to attend the training, please email jrso@hants.gov.uk

 

The JRSO scheme is now in it's successful 9th year this year and is continuing to grow. After the two annual training days and extra district training sessions, we currently have JRSOs in 160 schools across Hampshire.

The annual training days in October were a great success and as the photos below show, the children enjoyed t-shirt designing, recording radio adverts with Heart FM as well as playing snakes and hazards and investigating faults on a bike. All of the activities give the children the opportunity to not only learn about road safety but also gain ideas for how they can teach their peers back in school about staying safe.  

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Be Bright Be Seen assembly

Demonstrate to your school the importance of being bright so traffic can see you more quickly.

Dress Bright assembly plan

Green Cross Code assembly

Use the Green Cross Code statements to teach your peers how to cross the road safely. Don't forget to show the Tales of the Road advert to reinforce the Stop, Look and Listen message!

Green Cross Code assembly plan

Green Cross Code statements

Game Over presentation and notes.

Use the presentation in an assembly to teach your peers about the importance of not being distracted whilst walking.

Game Over Presentation

Game Over assembly plan

Seatbelt and car seat presentation and notes.

Use this presentation to teach your peers about the laws and importance of wearing a seatbelt and using the correct car seat.

Seatbelt Presentation

Seatbelt Assembly plan

 

I have been lucky enough to visit so many schools this half term and have been extremely impressed with all the efforts the JRSO teams have been doing. Below are some examples of work and ideas from other schools which you could do in your school

Harrison Primary School

The JRSOs organised an Easter Egg hunt with a road safety quiz. The children had to answer clues and at each clue location, they had to answer a road safety question. If they answered all the road safety questions correctly, they got an extra prize at the end. Why not download the quiz to use at a summer fayre in your school!

Harrison quiz

 
 

Contact us

Road Safety Team

Economy, Transport and Environment Department
Hampshire County Council
Second Floor
Elizabeth Court II West
The Castle                                                                                                                                                                        Winchester
SO23 8UD

HTM Courier route: CA 02

Phone: 01962 846100

Email: jrso@hants.gov.uk

 

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