School “champions” from Barnet and Haringey have been recognised for their work to…Get pupils skilled up in reading, writing, and sums?
… promote safe travel in their schools.*sighs*
STARS (Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe) is a TfL programme that supports schools with school travel plan activities that help young people adopt safer and sustainable ways of travelling.OK, well, let’s look at the detail, shall we, before we jump to the conclusion that it’s all a pile of lefty bollocks?
Ms Wishart used innovative projects including planning and running scooting lessons with her Year Two pupils, and has encouraged sustainable travel through the programme since 2007.
Her hard work has helped achieve a 12 per cent reduction in car use, according to TfL.OK, never mind whether that’s even in her remit as a teacher. Any idea how she's supposedly done this …?
Ms Nath has used a creative approach at Moss Hall Infant School, such as her pupil scooter dance that was performed at the Annual Barnet Dance Festival.
She also led a successful campaign including pupils, councillors, governors and parents to get a new zebra crossing installed and a 20 mph zone outside the school.Hopefully all in her own time..? Not in school time?
Well, the last had better be an improvement:
Mr Pollard and Ms Doyle have taught young people in Haringey with very little confidence to become totally independent travellers, understanding the different bus numbers and reading a timetable.I…