It wouldn't be possible for us to achieve so much without the on-going support of our partners and funders.
Stoke City Football Club are committed to encouraging active lifestyles for young people and are big supporters of the Walk to School Campaign. Pupils at local secondary schools took part in a walking challenge where the whole school would record their walking levels over a week. Pupils at St Joseph’s College showed the highest increase in walking and won a fantastic coaching session with the club. Stoke City’s involvement has helped enormously to inspire thousands of children to think about getting active and living a healthy lifestyle.
Barratt Homes believe wholeheartedly in walking to school as a sustainable form of travel that also reduces the dangers associated with high traffic levels and poor parking around school gates. Thanks to their generous donation, we were able to provide materials to thousands of children who otherwise may not have been able to take part in Walk to School Month activities.
Start-rite Shoes sponsored our national Walk to School Campaign because keeping little feet healthy and active is at the core of their business. Together we ran competitions, classroom activities and events to promote the benefits of walking to pupils and their parents.
Southern Rail partnered with us as experts in walking to help deliver their award winning station travel plans. Our jointly branded ‘Ticket to Stride’ campaign reached commuters across the Southern network with the aim of promoting pedestrian access to stations, thereby reducing congestion and carbon emissions.
Winn solicitors are supporting the National Walk to School campaign in a bid to help reduce traffic dangers associated with high volumes of cars and poor parking around school gates. Thanks to their generosity, pupils in Winns’ local community of Byker and surrounding areas will benefit from taking part in Walk to School Week 16-20th May 2016.
Hyde Housing are sponsoring pupils in Brent to take part in Walk to School Week 2016. Their generous donation will help children enjoy an active journey to school, where they will arrive more energised, alert and ready to learn.
B&Q demonstrate a commitment to sustainability throughout their business and are great supporters of our National Walk to School campaign. A number of their stores enable parents to walk the last 10 minutes to school with their child by providing a Park & Stride location, thereby helping to reduce the dangers associated with congestion, poor parking and pollution around school gates.
Asda take pride in supporting their local communities and are great supporters of the National Walk to School scheme with many of their stores offering a Park & Stride option for parents who need to walk part of the way to school and donating prizes to incentive pupils.
Get Living London are sponsoring Chobham Academy in London to take part in Walk to School Week 2106. Their generous donation will help children at the academy enjoy an active journey to school, where they will arrive more energised, alert and ready to learn.
Keepmoat Homes are sponsoring pupils in Burnley to take part in Walk to School Week 2016. Thanks to their generous donation, hundreds of children will enjoy an active journey to school, where they will arrive more energised, alert and ready to learn.