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Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

Dropping Off and Collecting safely

 

Ladydell and Chesswood Road Safety - Online Questionnaire

This questionnaire is open and available to complete until Friday 9th October 12:00p.m.

You may complete the questionnaire on this page or follow this LINK to open the questionnaire in a new page. It is typically easier to do this when using a smaller device e.g. a tablet or mobile phone.

Following a range of concerns shared by parents and local residents, over time, about Ladydell and Chesswood Road collection and drop off arrangements, school leaders have taken an number of additional actions recently to reduce risks for children and families. This online feedback form has been set up to capture parent views about Ladydell and Chesswood Road safety as they have been somewhat controversial. We would like to 
- gain feedback about near misses you may have experienced or witnessed; 
- to determine whether the actions we are taking have made a positive difference and 
- whether we should continue or stop patrolling and intervening highways; 
- consider any other alternatives to improve child and family safety at drop off and collection times.  
It is likely that this form will take 15-20 mins to complete. The form needs to be completed in one sitting i.e. it cannot be saved.

Child and Road Safety

Please click the image opposite to open the letter requesting all families complete the questionnaire below and the reasons why this has become necessary.

Have you witnessed or experienced dangerous driving or parking?

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Improve Children's Safety - Do Your Bit :-)

Record it and Report it

If you witness or experience a near miss; or an incident; or dangerous stopping or parking please use your mobile phone to photograph or video the incident. You DO NOT need to approach the driver simply record and report to Sussex Police.

Please use the following website:

http://www.operationcrackdown.org/

The process is quick, easy and ANONYMOUS.

 

Chesswood Road Entrance - drop off and collection

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Park and stride - Zones

Chesswood Road - Main Entrance

Typical Walking Times

100m = @2m 20 secs

200m = @4m 40 secs

300m = @7m

400m = @9m 20 secs

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at local roads available within different walking times.

When using the Chesswood Rd Main entrance it is unrealistic to park North of the train line hence the red hatched area.

We ask all parents to recognise that parking at or very near < 100m to the school is unrealistic and increases road safety risks for children. PLEASE get into the habit of finding a space 100m + away from the school gate. Enjoy a brief walk with your child.

 

No stopping or parking zone

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at local roads available within different walking times.
Stopping or parking in the red zones presents a VERY HIGH RISK TO CHILDREN AND IS ILLEGAL

Stopping or parking in the amber zone presents a risk to children and is illegal.

 

Park Politely - Do NOT block driveways

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at this poster.

 

ZIG ZAGS

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at this poster.

 

Ladydell Road Drop Off and Collection

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Park and stride - Zones

Ladydell Road -  Entrance

Typical Walking Times

100m = @2m 20 secs

200m = @4m 40 secs

300m = @7m

400m = @9m 20 secs

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at local roads available within different walking times.

It is possible to 'Park and Stride' from both  North or South of the train line.

We ask all parents to recognise that parking at or very near < 100m to the school is unrealistic and increases road safety risks for children. PLEASE get into the habit of finding a space 100m + away from the school gate. Enjoy a brief walk with your child.

 

Ladydell Road Cul De Sac

Voluntary NO ENTRY Zone

Please click the image to open it in a new page and look in more detail at the request to all parents to avoid driving, stopping, parking or turning within the Ladydell Road Cul De Sac at drop off or collection times

 

Ladydell Cul De Sac - Parent Letter

Please click the image opposite to read the letter sent to all parents regarding the safety concerns within the Ladydell Road Cul De Sac. Letter originally circulated - September 2020