Holes in the Road

Author: Luke Abbott
Theme: People who help us
Age Range: EY, KS1, KS2
Main Curriculum Focus: Literacy, ICT, Science, history, maths and geography
Inquiry Question:   “In the event of serious road subsidence how are affected people able to keep to their daily routines?”
Expert Team: An emergency investigation team.
Client(s): An asphalt team’s foremen/person
Commission: To sort out the mess unravelling at the moment in and around the scene of the road repair.

Context: Whilst engaged in a usual day to day job of asphalt spreading, a team of road repairers in the centre of [a named location appropriate to your needs] have come to a halt in their work, due to strange and very dangerous holes that have appeared in and around the road repair site. The asphalt people have located an emergency team, who it is hoped, can give some answers. It appears that the whole road system will need to be investigated with the additional problem concerning the people in the immediate locality. The local people will have to be made safe as well as made aware of the implications of the events as they return home from work.

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