Save the air, walk there!
Use the map below to plan your walking journey to and from school.
We want to encourage all our children to walk to school as there are many benefits. Here are a few:
It's advised that children need at least one hour of physical activity each day. Walking to school is a great way of exercising.
Plan your journey to school through traffic-free roads and quieter routes to avoid high levels of pollution.
Studies show that children can burn off excess energy by walking to school thereby allowing them to settle in class and focus on learning.
'Good habits learned young are learned well' https://walkit.com/walking-to-school/
Teach children how to walk safely to school so they can continue to do this as they get older.
A walking bus or walking to school with friends when older, can help children build friendships. As a parent, walking to and from school with your child is a great way of having time in the day to bond - relaxing and talking.
STARS – Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe
Going for Gold!
STARS – Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe – is an accreditation scheme for schools, nurseries and colleges to inspire young Londoners to travel sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely.
In doing this, STARS empowers pupils and improves the safety and wellbeing of the whole community. It also encourages active travel behaviour and improves the environment around the school.
Almost 1,500 schools, nurseries and colleges in London are STARS accredited and we, Seven Sisters Primary School are one of them.
Participation in STARS can benefit the whole school community:
On 18 October 2016 our children went to The Camden Centre to collect the gold sustainable travel award. They had fun making badges. being speed super heroes and using peddle power to make smoothies - yum!
To get the gold award we had to be able to: