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Contacts

Sam Merison | Principal Safety Education Officer | 020 8487 5356 | sam.merison@richmond.gov.ukJune Grainger | Safety Education Officer | 020 8487 5131 | j.grainger@richmond.gov.uk


CyclingCycling courses- we offer three levels of National Cycle Standard training, currently on a one to one basis. We also have information on cycling courses for children in schools, including for pupils with Special Educational Needs. More...Cycling information - find out about cycling opportunities in Richmond upon Thames and pick up tips on cycling safely and keeping your bike secure. More...Bicycle checklist - A visual checklist of what to look out for on your bike. If you are unsure, please take the bike to a bike shop for specialist advice. More... streetfeetChild safetySchool Crossing Patrols (SCPs) are employed by us, primarily to help children cross the road safely on their way to and from school. Even where a School Crossing Patrol is provided, parents remain responsible for ensuring their children's safety. More...Pedestrian safety - we are working towards reducing child pedestrian casualties through a series of education, training and publicity initiatives. We visit nursery schools and playgroups,and have training available in all Borough schools for children from Reception to Year 3. More...Child car seats - regulations governing the use of child car seats came into force on 18 September 2006. See the GOV.UK website for a guide to these regulations, or alternatively visit Good Egg Safety for guidance and a downloadable app. More...debra_the_zebra_smallJunior Safety Officers - the aim of the Junior Safety Officer Scheme is to increase safety awareness amongst pupils and encourage them to accept responsibility for keeping each other safe. More than 30 of our primary schools are now part of the scheme. More...Scooter training - We offer Practical Scooter Training for Year 2 pupils and schools are able to book this via the safety education team. The training bridges the gap from the early years road safety talks and Childrens Traffic Club, before they receive Pedestrian Training in Year 3.Secondary School Media Projects - Flexible Media Projects are on offer to Secondary School pupils and suit GCSE Media or Drama students in particular. These sessions have been run with Y7 all the way up to Y10 pupils and can last a couple of weeks or a whole half term depending on the school and time available.Students are required to research road safety issues, plan, pitch, storyboard, film and edit their movies which can have either a road safety or active travel theme.Junior Citizen Scheme - working in partnership with Transport for London, The London Fire Brigade, The Port of London Water Authority, The London Ambulance Service, The Royal Parks and the Metropolitan Police, we hold four weeks of Junior Citizenship for year 6 pupils across the Borough.Working in teams, children visit 10 scenarios and learn how to look after themselves and others around them in situations that include a road collision, finding the best route to secondary school, personal safety, what to do in case of a fire, how to enjoy the Thames safely, as well as some also 'do’s and don’ts' on public transport.Driver/rider trainingWe provide training for minibus drivers, motorcyclists and young drivers.

Address/website

Safety Education Team 
Traffic and Transport 
2nd Floor Civic Centre 
44 York Street 
Twickenham 
TW1 3BZ

www.richmond.gov.uk