Poo Patrol Part 6: Planning the project

Plan a project to empower the children and wage a war on dog poo in your local community

Years: 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 1

Subject: PSHE

Resource Overview

Dog poo is ‘worming’ it’s way on to our streets. It’s dangerous, disgusting and avoidable.

It’s time we came together to fight back!

This pack includes a wide range of supporting curriculum linked lesson plans (perfect for upper KS2 and a mini project) pre written risk assessments, promotional posters and suggestions for how to organise your day.It was originally created for Bristol's Poo Patrol Big Spray Day but can easily be adapted for your school community. So, if dog poo is proving a nusciance here is everything you need to highlight the problem, encourage irresponsible dog owners to be responsible and to understand the bigger issues with dog poo. Perfect for a persuasive writing project, a data handling block focusing on real life data or an art project with a purpose.

Resource Assets


Safety Guidance

Information regarding safety with reference to using chalk sprays and being in close proximity to dog poo


Toxocara Information Sheet

Information regarding implications for health regarding Toxocara and how to get help


Proposed Plan for organising your own spray day

Arm yourselves with chalk spray and take to the streets in your local community to highlight the issues around dog poo and encourage responsible dog ownership. This plan suggests a way of incorporating all the lessons and resources together into a meaningful project.

Curriculum Objectives