A road safety officer from Lincolnshire County Council came into school to visit year 5 this week to highlight the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet. They looked at different types of helmets and explored why they are important and how they protect our brain. The children discussed reasons for and against wearing a helmet and talked about the repercussions of not wearing one. The children were given stories/scenarios about how accidents can occur and how wearing a helmet can prevent injury. They placed an egg in the same material found within a helmet and dropped it from a height. The egg did not crack because it was wearing a helmet. This showed them the importance of wearing a helmet to protect themselves. The road safety officer also demonstrated how to wear a helmet properly and safely.