Resource ID 101242

Upper KS2 P.S.H.E.

Health and Wellbeing
Staying Safe
"Staying Safe on the Railway!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Staying Safe on the Railway!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

101241 - Upper KS2 Low Ability

101242 - Upper KS2 Mid Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

101243 - Upper KS2 High Ability


The resource allows students who visit Isle of Wight Steam Railway to engage with the health and safety aspects of this environment, by identifying risks, asking and answering questions, and thinking about their own responses to potential danger.

Contextual Summary

This resource is for upper key stage 2 students who are covering health and safety and identifying risks in certain situations as part of Personal, Social & Health Education on the 2014 National Curriculum.

Key Skills Practised
  • Thinking about and recognising potential dangers
  • Understanding the importance of health and safety
  • Identifying key areas of danger in the specific railway environment
  • Transferring this knowledge and understanding to their everyday lives and environs
Learning Opportunities


Before the visit, students will need to know about health and safety as a concept and why it is is important to everyone’s everyday lives. Discussions about the railway environment and potential hazards may be useful.


Completion of PSHE key stage 2U Isle of Wight Steam Railway resource linked to this document


Teachers could engage the students in many follow-up tasks, including: Class discussion of their overall findings at Isle of Wight Steam Railway; Completion of a ‘health and safety project’ that incorporates their school or other local environs

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to transfer this knowledge and these skills to other everyday situations and enviroment to ensure they interact safely with their surroundings.

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