Pupils from Cypress School recently took part in a survey on how they got to school. This took place after the Walk to Schools week and no doubt the safer streets within the LTN must have had an impact. An amazing 272 pupils took part; a large and significant survey.
The evidence shows there is a considerable amount of cycling and masses of walking within the LTN.
As we enter Walk to School Week, and look ahead to Clean Air Day on Thursday 8th October, I thought it would be good to assess where we are now and what the next steps might be for our local area.
I wrote this article two years ago, but think it is really relevant today. I have spent the last five years promoting active travel (walking, cycling and scooting) to families in Southwark where I teach. I have learned a great deal in my role as a Healthy Schools Champion, not least about why we doContinue reading “Walk to school”
A contribution from Jolyon Roberts, Executive Head of Pegasus Academy Trust which runs Cypress Primary School.