Learn about the emergency services, internet safety, fire safety and law and order in the UK.
Do you know who to call when you need help but it is not an emergency? Learn new vocabulary, practise your reading, speaking and listening skills and find out more about what to do in a non-emergency situation.
At what age can you get a job? In every country we can only do some things, like getting married or driving a car, when we get to a certain age. If you are under this age it is not legal (it is against the law). In this activity you will learn about legal ages in the UK.
What do you think of the police in the UK? How are they different from the police in your country? In this activity you will read about different people’s attitudes to the police.
Do you know the laws in the UK about drugs, alcohol and cigarettes? In this activity you will read about why these things are harmful and you will learn about the laws in the UK.
Many people use a wheelie bin to store household rubbish. The council usually collects the rubbish from your wheelie bin every week. Sometimes people leave their wheelie bin outside on the street and bad things can happen. In these activities, you will read a leaflet which tells you how to stop wheelie bin crime.
Many different types of people live in the UK – we come from different countries, races and religions and make relationships in different ways. In this activity you will read about the different ways people can commit hate crime. You will also learn what you can do if this happens to you.
Every day in the newspapers you can read about crimes and criminals. However, some crimes are more famous than others. In this activity you will read about three very famous crimes that happened in the UK.