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SS St Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School, Coventry

Pupils at SS St Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School in Coventry attending a breakfast session.

Twelve schools in Coventry have been taking part in The Big Pedal, the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. The annual contest, which started on Monday 25 March and runs...
1 April 2019
Big Pedal 2019

Sustrans Active Travel Officer, Yo Higton, with pupils from Castle Newnham in Bedford ahead of the launch of the Big Pedal 2019.

Families in Bedford are backing this year's Big Pedal competition ahead of its launch next week.  So far 20 schools in Bedford have signed up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting...
21 March 2019
children walking and cycling to school in Edinburgh ©2017, Colin Hattersley

One in four cars on the road are estimated to be on the school run at peak times exposing our children to toxic air pollution and road danger

Responding to the publication of Unicef’s ‘Healthy Air for Every Child: A Call for National Action’ report, Xavier Brice, CEO for the walking and cycling charity Sustrans, said: “We welcome the...
5 February 2019
pupils of award winning school

Cwrt Rawlin Primary School Award Ceremony

A Caerphilly school near congestion hotspot have been awarded a Sustrans Award in recognition for reducing car use for journeys to school. A huge congratulations to Cwrt Rawlin Primary School, based...
28 January 2019
Photo of Angelica Bell and children at Wormholt Primary School in London

Image credit: ©2019, Paul Tanner

Photo of Angellica Bell posing by a road bicycle

I’m delighted to be supporting this year’s Big Pedal. It’s a fantastic way to encourage more children to cycle, walk or scoot– doing wonders for their health and the environment around them

Photo of two young girls walking to school on pavement by a road.

Photo credit: Neil Hanna

Families are being invited to take up the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. This year’s competition is backed by Angellica Bell, British...
22 January 2019
Photo of Sustrans officer and school children in brightly coloured t-shirts in a classroom holding up pieces of paper.

Sustrans' air quality project officer, Daisy Addison and Eastbrook Primary school children make ending air pollution their New Year resolution

We are working with 25 schools across Sussex on a major air quality education project funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Working in partnership with Sussex...
21 January 2019

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