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Walk to School

This week, we had a visit from Cynthia from Living Streets. She came to talk to us about the importance of walking to school. She told us that this not only benefits our health but it is also beneficial to our planet.

We are going to start logging how we travel to school on a travel tracker. If we are active by walking, cycling, scooting or through parking a distance from school and then walking then we will earn badges made from recycled yoghurt pots. We will also be entered into competitions against other schools in Newcastle and across the country so let’s try to get active and leave the car at home when we can!

Walk to School Week

Just before the half term break, our children took part in the annual ‘Walk to School Week’ which was very kindly sponsored by Winn’s Solicitors and Living Streets.  Most noticeable this year was the reduction in traffic around the school gates. This continues to be crucial in improving safety around the school as well as… Continue Reading