For over a decade YCC has been leading Safety Rangers which is a multi-agency, interactive, accident prevention scheme aiming to reduce and prevent childhood accidents, increase awareness, and improve child health and wellbeing through a variety of fun teaching methods and scenarios.
Since 2017 when we partnered with Thriving Kirklees, we are so proud to have supported 4390 Year 5 pupils from 91 local schools, during 157 sessions.
We recently held a lovely celebration event at Huddersfield Fire Station to thank all our long-term partners that have worked with us to deliver Safety Rangers throughout the years:
- West Yorkshire Police
- West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
- Northorpe Hall
- Safer Kirklees
- Kirklees Road Safety
- South & West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust and
- Huddersfield Town Foundation
We have received amazing feedback from those that have taken part in Safety Rangers over the years:
“Many thanks for organising Safety Rangers for us again this year. The children learnt lots and have taken away some really important information and messages” Teacher
“I liked learning about all the different things and I thought it was fun” Year 5 Pupil
“Talking to all the different services helped me learn how to keep myself safer. We talked about trusted adults with the police and this is really important” Year 5 Pupil
Katie Lockwood, Service Manager at YCC said “Without the continued support and time our partners have dedicated to the initiative, Safety Rangers wouldn’t have been as successful as it has been. All our partners have been invaluable, and without a doubt enhanced service delivery to ensure each session is as informative and enjoyable as the last.”