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Hello and welcome to SkillZONE – Gloucestershire’s first safety education centre. Watch the video below to see what an exciting place it is to visit or check the dates available

We are also recruiting volunteer guides to support our free Year 5 visits: read more

About SkillZONE

SkillZONE is a state-of-the-art life size village. It is a fully interactive learning environment to teach people of all ages how to recognise dangerous situations and stay safe.

There are 16 zones, which will cover a range of scenarios including road, rail and water safety, an internet cafe, as well as opportunities to cover home and personal safety: Read more.

To download a pdf of SkillZONE’s latest brochure please click here.

Join in

We are now recruiting volunteer guides to escort groups around the scenarios at the centre encouraging visitors to identify dangers and actions to reduce / avoid the risk. Read more

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News

Whether you trick or treat, stay safe this Halloween | 23.10.14

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and its educational centre, SkillZONE, is reminding parents to keep their families safe this Halloween. They are particularly alerting people to the safety risks that come with lighting candles for Halloween pumpkins.  Tips include using a candle holder and t…read more

Smoke alarms save lives, test yours when the clocks change | 23.10.14

Smoke is responsible for over half of accidental house fire deaths which is why Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is backing a campaign to get residents to test their smoke alarms when the clocks go back this weekend. Smoke is known as the silent killer but a working smoke alarm can giv…read more


Discover the excitement and learning that a trip to SkillZONE offers by watching the video above of a school group making decisions about safety. This was designed with adults in mind as it may spoil some of the surprises for young people who haven’t been.
See what Year 5 pupils from Longlevens Juniors then had to say about SkillZONE by watching the video above.