As part of our Wednesday Wellbeing Services, two Road Safety and Awareness Programs, for Year 10 and 11 students, will be held on 10 August 2022. These sessions are about safety and awareness, and provide practical strategies to keep young people safe as road users, including as pedestrians, passengers and drivers.
Some of the content that is shared may be confronting for your child, and you are encouraged to speak with them both before and after their session.
If you have any concerns about your child attending their Road Safety and Awareness session, please don’t hesitate to contact the Leader of Student Wellbeing, Danielle Kemp on DKemp@stjohns.sa.edu.au by Week 3.
Year 10 session
Year 10 students will participate in a Road Safety Awareness program by Save A Life Australia on Wednesday 10 August. This session also places and emphasis on students developing the skills and knowledge to build a base of competence and experience to enhance young driver safety. Students will have the opportunity to see or experience driving through a simulated experiences in a real car.
Accompanying this, is a session for all Senior School parents – an important opportunity to understand how you can best support your child in learning to drive and develop effective road safety awareness. This session is filled with practical tips to help you feel confident in helping your child become a safe and responsible driver and passenger.
Year 11 – please note session starts at 8am. Please arrive by 7.50am – 10 Aug JBC
Year 11 students will participate in a Road Awareness Program by the SA Metropolitan Fire Service. This session is hard-hitting and involves footage of road accidents and a guest speaker with lived experience of trauma and injury sustained through a road accident. This important session will start at 8am in the JBC. Please arrive by 7.50am.
All Senior School parents – parent session – Wednesday 10 Aug on Zoom at 6:30pm
Accompanying these sessions , is a session open for all Senior School parents – an important opportunity to understand how you can best support your child in learning to drive and develop effective road safety awareness. This session is filled with practical tips to help you feel confident in helping your child become a safe and responsible driver and passenger. Please note, Year 11 and Year 12 parents are most welcome to attend, particularly if you have not attended this important session in previous years.
The parent webinar link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81226202299?pwd=cWxyMGFSUDdpMEZtaXhBa1NSOTB0QT09