Translink Transport Resources

Encourage pupils to explore sustainable transport, with these terrific lesson ideas. 

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 9

Subjects: English, Geography, PSHE

Resource Overview

Translink and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful have joined forces to create these fantastic resources, which have been developed to complement the Eco-Schools award scheme. The classroom activities aim to raise awareness about the impact of transport on the environment, and to demonstrate the importance of travelling in a more sustainable way. All have been developed to fully support the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum.

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Resource Assets

Translink Eco Schools Travel Challenge

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Curriculum Objectives

  • Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions.
  • Ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge.
  • Consider and evaluate different viewpoints, attending to and building on the contributions of others.
  • Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers
  • Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates.
  • Use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary.
  • Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas.
  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.