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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.

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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

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

Roll Up Roll Up to help our Forces family | 02.10.14

 Staff at safety education centre, SkillZONE will ‘pop the kettle on’ to host a SSAFA’s Big Brew Up on Friday October 10th from 9am -11:30am to help raise money to support the armed forces. The Big Brew Up is SSAFA’s biggest annual fundraiser and is taking place from October 6th -12th up an…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.