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Making the Brake pledge for road safety week 2016

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. is supporting road safety week by encouraging people to take the Brake Pledge to become safer drivers. A road safety stall was held in the main concourse of the John Radcliffe Hospital and 100 members of staff and visitors engaged with the team to discuss road safety and safer driving.  We managed to […]

“I was wearing a helmet that saved my life”

“My life flashed before my eyes” said Richard Branson following his involvement in a cycling accident.  Luckily he was wearing a helmet that saved his life. Read Richards story in his own words here. We always recommend wearing a cycle helmet every time you go out on your bike – it won’t stop you falling […]

Safer Internet Day. February 9th 2016

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. There’s still time for your school to get involved and to think about how to involve children and young people in this important day. […]

Road safety week 2015

Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, involving thousands of schools, organisations and community groups every year. Set up in 1997, the event is coordinated annually by Brake each November, and aims to encourage grassroots action on road safety and raise awareness about the part we can all play in preventing tragedies […]

Anti bullying week November 16th – 20th

This year Anti-Bullying Week is from 16th – 20th November and is supported by Barclays. The theme is ‘Make a Noise about bullying’. The key aim is to encourage children and young people to make a noise about bullying, whether it’s happening to them or to someone else, face-to-face or online. 30% of 6 – […]

Alert a first aider via the GoodSam app – download it now

The  GoodSAM scheme alerts nearby registered first aiders of an emergency situation and also will contact the emergency services once it is activated.  It works through an App which can be downloaded here and can alert qualified help in a life threatening emergency situation where every second counts. Find out more about the scheme here and watch […]

Disaster strikes on a short bike ride

Carolyn has shared this story with us to reinforce the message about wearing a cycle helmet even for short journeys. “I left my home at 08:55am on a Sunday morning to travel to church on my bike which is a 3 minute journey. In a rush as usual I wrapped the bike lock around the stem […]

Why wearing a cycle helmet is a good idea

Why wearing a cycle helmet is a good idea.

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