Clockhouse Achieves GOLD!!!!
Each year STARS schools replace 13 million miles' worth of car journeys with walking, cycling and scooting!
Clockhouse Primary School annually partakes in the TFL STARS Scheme. STARS is TfL's accreditation scheme for London schools. STARS inspires young Londoners to travel to school sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely by championing walking, scooting and cycling. STARS supports pupils' wellbeing, helps to reduce congestion at the school gates and improves road safety.
Did you know the average journey to school is less than one kilometre, that's around a ten minute walk! However, many of these journeys are made by car leading to congestion and an unsafe and polluted environment for us all. By swapping car journeys for active travel, together STARS schools can make a real difference to our city and support the Mayor’s vision for Healthy Streets.
Working closely with our Junior Travel Ambassadors, we are pleased to announce that after number of years being a bronze school Clockhouse Primary School has achieved gold accreditation for the first time. This is a whole school achievement with children across the school being involved. Following our most recent annual survey car use overall has gone down and this is one of the main factors in achieving gold status.
As a result of the new accreditation Clockhouse has been asked to pilot a new initiative called the ‘Walking Zones Project’. Funding has been secured to get a child friendly map and information boards made for the school with leaflets for every pupil! So watch this space and please continue to actively travel!