Walk to School Week

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students walking to school
A week-long challenge aimed at encouraging students to travel sustainably.

This week (17th-21st May) is Walk to School Week, a five-day challenge which encourages students to travel to school sustainably, such as walking, scooting or cycling. 

Benefits of travelling sustainably

Travelling sustainably has many benefits on your physical health, mental wellbeing and the environment. The health benefits of travelling sustainably include:

  • Helping to keep you fit and healthy
  • Boost your mood
  • Supports your mental wellbeing
  • Helps you to concentrate
  • Reduces stresses and worries

How can I travel sustainably?

There are lots of different ways that you can travel sustainably, such as:

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Scooting

If you're unable to travel sustainably, why not consider using transport for half your journey and walking half?

Find out more about Walk to School Week, including how your school can get involved.

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