Casey Safety Village

Due to planned roadworks, the Casey Safety Village will be closed for Term 1 and Term 2, 2016 and there will be no January or April school holiday program.  

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The Casey Safety Village  in Cranbourne East contains the Casey Road Safety Education Centre (CRSEC) and CFA Learning Centre.  It delivers road and fire safety educational programs to primary school children.

The CRSEC is a mini version of Victorian roads. The aim of the centre is to educate the community about road safety, in a safe, fun, controlled and positive learning environment.

The CFA Learning Centre is a simulated home environment delivering a fire safety educational program by trained CFA staff. The program is designed to enable students to demonstrate strategies that deal with unsafe or emergency situations.

Caseyville, the Community Safety Game is also available for hire to school and community groups within the City of Casey.

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Primary School Education Classes

With facilities to accommodate up to 60 students, the Casey Safety Village offers a combination of consecutive or concurrent educational programs covering the areas of road and fire safety.

Road Safety at the Casey Road Safety Education Centre

The Casey Road Safety Education Centre provides a road safety education program, with both theory and practical components covering pedestrian safety, passenger safety and bike safety.

The road safety facility includes:

  • Air conditioned classroom able to accommodate 30 students
  • Fully secure cycling and pedestrian tracks combining:
  • Road signs 
  • Traffic lights 
  • Roundabout 
  • Railway crossing 
  • School crossing 
  • Pedestrian crossing
  • Fully maintained bicycles (training wheels available) including:
    - Helmets 
    - Knee and elbow pads

Home Fire Safety at the CFA Learning Centre

The CFA Learning Centre provides an interactive program on home fire safety, in a simulated home environment.

The CFA facility includes:

  • Air conditioned classroom able to accommodate 30 students
  • Interactive multimedia facilities
  • A replica of a home environment including high risk areas:
    - Kitchen
    - Lounge room 
    - Laundry

Education Booking Session Guide

The Casey Safety Village can cater for up to 60 students a day in concurrent or consecutive sessions. The following shows our standard programming

Primary School – Double group (up to 60 children)
10.00 am – 12.50 pm (2.50 hours)

  • 10.00 am – 11.15 am Session 1 (Concurrent Road Safety/Fire Safety)
  • 11.15 am Morning Tea (all)
  • 11.30 am – 12.45 pm Session 2 (Concurrent Road Safety/Fire Safety)
  • 12.50 pm Finish

***Primary Groups of 25 – 30 participants may be run as consecutive sessions***

A booking fee for the Casey Safety Village applies for all days booked. Fees are charged on a "per day" basis, regardless of student or class numbers.

Price covers concurrent or consecutive Road & Fire safety programs (effective from 1 July 2014):

Schools within the City of Casey $150.00 inc GST
Schools outside the City of Casey $210.00 inc GST

Groups with less than 25 participants within the City of Casey, price upon application.
Groups with less than 25 participantsoutside the City of Casey, price upon application.

There is a cancellation fee of 50% if the cancellation is less than 24 hours prior to booking, or if there is non-attendance with no notification.

Testimonials

"All activities kept the children engaged and the safety message was reinforced in actual practice. Great presenters, great facility. We hope to be back again next year!" - Monica, St John's Primary School, Frankston

"It was great that you were able to cater for our student who required a specialized bike to get him around and made him feel part of the experience." - Melinda, Berwick Chase Primary School

"The students loved the bikes and riding on the real road. Everyone was friendly and welcoming." - David, Chalcot Lodge Primary School

"The program was engaging and age appropriate. It consolidated and also added to our student's understanding of Road and Fire Safety." - Juli, James Cool Primary School

"The interactive nature of the activities was great for our kids. We all had a fantastic day. I don't think I have ever left an excursion feeling so relaxed. Thanks for a great day of fun and learning!" - Bianca, Dandenong West Primary School

"The students just loved it, were engaged and learning so many new things that they were able to take back and forth with their families. It's always a great excursion. Thanks for having us! We appreciate all the effort each year. We also love the tea and coffee for teachers and parents :-)" - Ella, Narre Warren South P-12 College

Starting Out Safely Kindergarten Incursion Programs

Starting Out Safely is Victoria’s early childhood road safety education program, delivered by Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) and funded by VicRoads. Go to www.childroadsafety.org.au website for information and resources for families, early childhood educators and anyone working with or transporting young children to help them stay safe and become independent road users.

School Holiday Program

The Casey Safety Village is open on selected days and evenings during school holidays. The school holiday program is aimed at increasing road safety and fire safety awareness for children up to 12 years of age. Children can bring their own bicycles and safety gear or use one of the many available (subject to availability).

*Children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or carer.

Casey Safety Village Video

View a YouTube video about the Casey Safety Village - Road and Fire Safety Education for Students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my kids to the Casey Safety Village on the weekend?

The only time the Casey Safety Village is open to the general public is for our School Holiday Programs. Please see the School Holiday Program section for more information. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please provide us with your postal address, and we will be more than happy to send out information prior to each program.

I am accompanying my child to a school education session. Is it okay for me to bring siblings?

We request that parents do not bring along siblings to education sessions. Each education session is specifically catered to the age and number of children booked in. Siblings can be a distraction to both the attending sibling, and their peers.

Does my child need to bring their own bike/helmet to their education session?

We have helmets and bikes for student use. If you or your child wish to bring their own helmet and/or bike they may, so long as the helmet meets Australian Standards, and the bike is in roadworthy condition.

More Information

For more information on the CSV Education programs, or School Holiday Program, contact:

Casey Safety Village
65 Berwick – Cranbourne Road
Cranbourne East 3977
Telephone: 9705 5628
Fax: 5995 2214
Email: safetyvillage@casey.vic.gov.au

Postal address:
PO Box 1000
Narre Warren VIC 3805

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