Warning Zone is an interactive skills centre and child safeguarding charity based at Frog Island in Leicester. Supported by Leicestershire Fire and Rescue, Warning Zone educates Year 6 pupils across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland about the risks and consequences associated with certain types of behaviour. The centre reinforces the key messages delivered by the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service’s schools education programme by using fun, engaging and life-like scenarios in interactive zones to deliver important safety advice on areas including fire risk in the home and arson.
What Is in the Safety Zones?
In the Safety Zones, volunteer guides lead sessions based on the following areas:
- Fire Risk in the Home
- Building Sites and Electricity
- Alcohol and Anti-Social Behaviour
- Personal Safety and Knife Crime
- Water Safety
- Arson and Criminal Damage
- Road Safety
- Risk Around Railways
What is in the E-Safety Zone?
Established in 2015 in partnership with Leicestershire Police, the E-Safety Zone teaches children about how to stay safe online in a circus-themed, activity based environment. This zone addresses the following areas of internet safety:
- Online Grooming
- Internet Phishing
- Cyber Bullying
- Image Sharing
- Cookies, Viruses, Online Gaming and Spam
- Online Privacy
Warning Zone is a charity that depends solely on the commitment of volunteers to deliver its life-saving advice. These volunteers actively help children to lead safer lives and reduce risks by delivering crucial safety messages to young people who are at a particularly influential age. If you are interested in finding out more about Warning Zone, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 262 9739.