Resources for teachers
The key to improving activity levels, the environment and reducing congestion around schools is to educate and inspire children. It is important to teach children both the practical and safety aspects of making a journey sustainably. By giving children the confidence in their ability to make everyday journeys independently and safely, and the knowledge needed to make sustainable choices, children can be empowered to develop life-long sustainable habits. Check out the resources below to see how you could inspire a sustainable generation.
Switch off your engine - Clean air assembly
An assembly suitable for KS1/2 to raise awareness about the detrimental impact of leaving engines idling around school.
Introduction to air pollution - Assembly
A useful power point introduction to the causes of and ways to improve air quality. Suitable for KS1/2
Setting up a walking zone
Setting up a Park and Stride
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