Child Safety Week 2017


This year, Child Safety Week takes place from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th June 2017, with the theme Safe children: sharing is caring.

We are asking friends, families, communities and professionals to show they care by playing their part in keeping children safe and sharing their experience and knowledge – not just about the horrors of accidents, but also the really practical, simple things they do to prevent them.

We all have a part to play in sharing the responsibility for preventing accidents among children, and we know that nothing is more powerful than the voice of experience.

Child Safety Week is run by Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. We provide a range of resources to help practitioners run local activities and events and promote safety messages in a fun and engaging way.

Events are held by a range of different organisations and individuals, including children’s centres, childminders, fire and rescue teams, hospitals, schools and many more.

The 2017 Child Safety Week Action Pack is full of information for parents, activity ideas, hints and tips for a successful event or session. Please feel free to download.

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Resources to support your Child Safety Week

If you feel passionate about keeping children safe, please make a donation to fund our future work. Text CAPT16 £3 to 70070 to help stop children dying in preventable accidents. JustTextGiving by Vodafone.

Sponsoring Child Safety Week

We offer a range of corporate partnership opportunities. Our tailored sponsorship packages can support your business objectives through brand and product awareness raising, co-created content for consumer and professional markets, and interactive activities and experiences.

Interested in sponsoring Child Safety Week?

Email Bonnie Clayton to find out more.

Sponsors of Child Safety Week were …

It’s thanks to our official supporters that Child Safety Week takes place.

Thanks to their generosity, we can provide you with an action pack, offer you a host of online resources on the Child Safety Week website, run competitions with great prizes, share our safety messages through the media, and support you to run the thousands of local activities and events that reach families nationwide.

  • Bitrex

    Bitrex® is the bitterest substance ever discovered. It makes potentially harmful products taste disgusting, helping protect children.

  • Think!

    THINK! aims to reduce the number of people killed or injured on our roads every year.

  • Safer Scotland
    Safer Scotland

    Safer Scotland – addressing the issues involved in creating a safer community.

Supporting Child Safety Week 2017

Thanks for their continuing support of Child Safety Week goes to:


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Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT)

Child Accident Prevention Trust
PO Box 3588

Registered charity no. 1053549

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