Time to think
Walking to school isn't just a great boost for our environment and a way to tackle congestion, it also prepares young minds for the day ahead - and can set a habit worth keeping long into adulthood.
Next Steps to Secondary school is our new walking challenge for students transitioning from Year 6 to Year 7.
Encouraging these students and their families to consider the new journey to secondary school; Next Steps touches upon the mental and physical health benefits of walking to school while raising important questions about road safety and independence.
Easy to run in schools and fun for students, Next Steps is a great product for teachers in all secondary schools.
It’s been proven that children who do some form of exercise, especially a walk before school, do better in class because they arrive refreshed, fit and ready to learn.
During morning peak traffic times, one in five cars on the road are taking children school, contributing to congestion, air pollution and carbon emissions.