We are organizing a bicycle race with the participation of the 5th and 6th grade pupils of the primary schools of our city with the cooperation of Municipality of Nafplio and Traffic Police because of the Greek Week of Road Security . The route will include the new bicycle road in our town.
The Mayor of the city, Nafplio, welcomed the 6th Class pupils at the City Hall. The pupils gave him the letter with the suggestion of building a bicycle road. After the discussion, the conclusion was that there has already been a plan of constructing a bicycle road which will be announced next week and the pupils are invited to be present during the announcement.
We worked with road safety rules based on the cartoon, and learning road safety rules using "Power Point" and special cards. We created our own videos relative to the helmet and driving. Our video took part in the international short film competition at Olympia We cooperated with efthita (Road Safety Observatory of Rhodes).
In our school we will develop a plan to increase awareenss towards road safety in children with special needs (learnign and motor disability) and their parents. What we plan is to teach children basic rules and set the basis for their raod attitude as well as their attitude in transportations such as: car and train. We will work by side with parents intending to develop healty attitudes towards road behaviour and the ones conserning transports. The specialists who will work with us will be police officers and specialists from the park we have in our town on road/traffic education.
Our school materializes a programme about safe cycling. The goals of the project are the students to learn about the safety use of bicycles and the benefits of cycling. Especially, the goals of the project are: 1. To prompt and encourage the students in expanding the use of bicycles. 2. To sensitive the students, their families and the local community to use the bicycles for their transportation. 3. To learn the right behavior on the road, as cycling drivers 4. To act as energetic, responsible citizens for their environment 5. The students to learn search and produce new ideas 6.