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
Thank you to all those who took part in Walk to School Week! 👣🚲🛴 Remember to keep going and continue to inspire others! If you would like to launch a park and stride scheme with your local school, please contact email@example.com #CHYM #WOW
✨Come and join the Canal & River Trust this Friday, 20 May 12-1pm to see the growing street art trail on the canal towpath throughout the city. Learn about street art culture and the artists behind the piece. Book your free place at bit.ly/cnlrtwlk✨
There are many benefits of walking to school, these include improvements in mood and behaviour in children. Plus, it’s is an easy way of increasing your child's activity 🚲🛴🚶♀️🚶♂️ Find out more here 👉 crowd.in/v9GWrF #CHYM #WOW
✨Come and join the @CanalRiverTrust this Friday, 20 May 12-1pm to see the growing street art trail on the canal towpath throughout the city. Learn about street art culture and the artists behind the piece. Book your free place at choosehowyoumove.co.uk/walkleicester/…✨