Schools

Pupils share environmental messages as part of Sustrans' air quality promotion

Sustrans aims to raise awareness and engage school communities to keep air quality on the agenda throughout the year, not just on Clean Air Day.

25 schools across Sussex have been working with walking and cycling charity Sustrans on a major air quality education project funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs ....
19 June 2019
Two children posing with their bikes

In Wandsworth, we worked with Granard School on creating a Play Street event for the children and their families

We’ve been working in partnership with the London Borough of Wandsworth and Granard Primary School to transform the road outside the school into the borough’s first ever Play Street, making it safer...
12 June 2019
Photo shows broadcaster Angellica Bell with pupils from St Richard Reynolds School at the start of Big Pedal

It was great to have the support of TV and radio broadcaster, Angellica Bell, at the launch of this year's Big Pedal with pupils from St Richard Reynolds School in Richmond.

Angellica Bell with pupils from Wormholt Primary School in west London

Angellica Bell was at Wormholt Primary School in west London for this year's Big Pedal as thousands of children walked, cycled or scooted to school.

Children enjoying the freedom of playing in the traffic-free street outside their school

We loved seeing children and parents at St Richard Reynolds school, Richmond, enjoying the freedom to play, cycle, walk and scoot on their traffic-free school street for the Big Pedal.

It’s been a fantastic Big Pedal year with a record-breaking number of schools taking part in our annual challenge. It was great to see so many families ditching the car and getting to schools under...
29 May 2019
A photo of some children in a class room putting their hands up

A total of 3.8% of school pupils said they cycled to school in 2018, up from 2.8% in 2010.

Children walking, cycling and scooting to school

The findings form part of the annual 2018 Hands Up Scotland Survey, an official statistic in Scotland.

The percentage of pupils cycling to school each year continues to increase according to new research released by Sustrans Scotland. A total of 3.8% of school pupils said they cycled to school in 2018...
24 May 2019
The launch of Big Pedal 2019. School children and staff sit on their bikes

Organised by Sustrans, the Big Pedal is the largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting competition of its kind in the UK.

This year’s Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest cycling, scooting and walking competition for schools, saw a record 3.8 million journeys made by bike, foot or scooter as children and parents ditched...
17 May 2019
map of propsed cycle routes on Isle of Man

The Active Travel Investment Plan shows the priority routes to help increase walking and cycling in the target area of Douglas and its surroundings

a man talking at the launch event in Douglas, Isle of Man

The plan focuses on a 2.5-mile radius of Douglas town centre with around 35% of the island’s population.

The Isle of Man Government has launched an Active Travel Investment Plan, developed by us, to highlight priority routes for cycling and walking. We were commissioned by the Isle of Man Government as...
16 May 2019
Yo Higton with pupils at Castle Newham School in Bedford

Active Schools Officer, Yo Higton, celebrates with pupils from Castle Newham School in Bedford.

Families in Bedford have been taking part in the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest annual cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. A total of 19 schools in Bedford signed up for this year...
17 April 2019

Disgyblion Ynystawe gyda Swyddog Ysgol Sustrans, Roger Dutton a Matthew Bunt Eco-Sgolion Cymru.

Mae gan ddisgyblion Ysgol Gynradd Ynystawe lawer i ymfalchïo ynddo'r wythnos hon. Gwobrwywyd eu hymdrechion i hyrwyddo teithio llesol i'r ysgol gyda Gwobr Nod Ysgol Efydd Sustrans. Dyfernir Nod...
4 April 2019

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