Think Before You Start - Discuss

What does a cycle helmet do?

Why do some people decide not to wear a helmet when they cycle?

Get the transcript

Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Describe the positives of cycling in general.
  2. How can you encourage more people to cycle?
  3. Should it be law to wear a cycle helmet, and why?
  4. Is it better that less people cycle but with helmets, or more people cycle but without helmets, and why?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Cycling: the sport of riding a bicycle on roads, tracks or country terrain.

Helmet: a hard padded hat worn for protecting the head during work, sports or other activities, for example when cycling.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

People should not be put off cycling, as its such a great hobbie and a responsiblity way of getting around. but safty had to be the most important thing.

Stretch Yourself...

Write a synopsis for a book about someone who is in a bike accident. What happens?

Go Create...

Draw or model a design for a new, fashionable cycling helmet.

Become a Quick-Fire Classroom!

Enjoying the Quick-Fire Write? Take the next step and become a Quick-Fire Classroom!

Download the free pack and get your class writing!

Find out more

“Using the Pupil Parliament project 100% improved literacy skills in my Year 6 class. They were all so enthusiastic; reluctant speakers and writers made massive progress as a result of being involved.”

Lisa Crowther,
Blessed Robert Widmerpool

The research behind LitFilmFest

In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.

View research