Page last updated 17 March 2014
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Schools' Safety Challenge

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service are proud to introduce our Schools' Safety Challenge website, which is available to all primary, infant and junior schools across the County.  The Electrical Safety Council sponsored the Schools' Safety Challenge. 

Schools Safety Challenge

The website is aimed at (but not limited to) children in Year 4.

What does the website provide?

Children can learn more about how to stay safe with interactive content that can be used in classrooms.

  • They will be able to take part in educational quizzes and activities covering a range of messages including fire safety, water safety, road safety, personal safety, home safety and electrical safety.
  • Lesson plans for teachers to support the use of the website.
  • A home fire safety check list designed for children to take home and, along with their families, identify any potential risks in the home.

There are photos and information about our fire stations, fire engines, fire kit and our fire investigation dogs. This will introduce children to Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, where they can learn more about their local fire station and see what their local firefighters do to keep their community safe.

Countywide Schools' Safety Challenge Final 2014

The Fire and Rescue Service will be holding their next Countywide Schools' Safety Challenge final on 27 June 2014.  To be in with a chance to compete in the competition, your school will need to register on the website, and pupils take part in the various activities and quizzes.  The four top scoring schools using the website will qualify for the opportunity to take part in the "Countywide Schools' Safety Challenge Final 2014".  To register your school, please click on the "Schools' Safety Challenge" image above.

Bridgewater Primary School - Countywide Schools' Safety Challenge Winner 2013

On 29 November 2013, five schools visiting Mereway Fire Station took part in a six round competition based on keeping safe.  Pupils had a lot of fun competing against each other in this educational challenge based around the Schools' Safety Challenge website.  The competition was very close, and Bridgewater Primary School came out as the winner with 30 points.

2nd place (joint) Guilsborough and Headlands Primary Schools
3rd place Studfall Primary School
4th place Croyland Primary School


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