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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 Book now!

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.

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Volunteer guides required – 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

Safe Summer Day pulls huge crowd despite rain | 22.07.14

Torrential rain and thunderstorms couldn’t dampen the spirit of over 1,000 enthusiastic residents who turned up for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service’s first ever Safe Summer Fun Day on Saturday July 19th. Fire truck demonstrations, a robot treasure hunt and a chance to tour the newest saf…read more

Summer safety tips for families | 01.07.14

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and its safety centre SkillZONE are providing summer safety advice for families. 10,000 leaflets are being delivered around the Tuffley based safety centre and station ahead of its free Safe Summer Fun Day on Saturday July 19th 2014, 10:30am - 4:30pm. These a…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.