Walk to School Week

Walk to School Week 2017 runs from Monday 15th – Friday 19th May and takes place as part of National Walking Month each May.

Our resources reflects the general theme too! We’ve developed exciting ThinkIts, fantastic cross-curricular Lesson Plans, a fab Fact Sheet and a great range of Activities for you to enjoy.

Walk to School Week Toolkit

Fact Sheets

Why not get the week off to a great start by raising the student’s awareness of Walk to School Week with our exciting Fact Sheet!

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Our Walk to School-based ThinkIts are a great way to get your students to explore new topics. We look to investigate what your students see on the way to school, how their journeys could be made safer and why walking to school is good for the environment.

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Lesson Plans

Take a look and help your class map their route to school, investigate the impact walking, like any exercise, has on their bodies and brainstorm the idea of Walking Buses.

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Our interactive Activities are fantastic to support the Walk to School theme, and are particularly relevant when exploring the health benefits of walking.

Silly Streets (Mathematics/Maths/Numeracy) – Count forward in ones

  • England: F2
  • Scotland: Early **
  • Wales: Reception
  • N. Ireland:  P2

Word on the Street (English/Literacy) – Adding er, est

  • England: Year 1
  • Scotland: Early ***
  • Wales: Year 1
  • N. Ireland: P3

My School Bag (English/Literacy) – Design a bag

  • England: F2
  • Scotland: Early **
  • Wales: Reception
  • N. Ireland: P1

Où est la Coupe? (French)/¿Dónde está la Copa? (Spanish) - Understand vocabulary for places around school

  • England: Year 6
  • Scotland: Second ***
  • Wales: Year 6
  • N. Ireland: P7 (French)/ P6 (Spanish) 

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