We are being visited by the Mayor to receive our Silver Modeshift Stars Award!

Over the last two years, Springvale has been working hard to promote active and sustainable travel. We have worked closely with Modeshift STARS and were awarded our bronze award at the end of last year. This year we’re hoping to achieve our silver award!

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some of the amazing things we have been up to, in order to achieve our award…

 

Advice for Adults

Below are some links to useful information to help you use active and sustainable travel.

 

Cycling

Here are some useful videos that might help you support your child, when learning to ride a bike:

https://youtu.be/p6SNCvIN4EI

https://youtu.be/imPQ3lysWnU

Information about Go-Ride sessions for children who can ride a bike confidently already. Can be found on this link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/go-ride/article/goridest-Info-for-Parents

 

Walking

Here is the walking bus map.

Have a go at this game with your children to see how much they know about being bright!

https://www.think.gov.uk/resource/be-bright-be-seen-game/

Find information about being bright in the Winter weather on this website:

http://www.kidstravelsafe.co.uk/be-bright-be-seen/

For older children, try watching these videos to help discuss crossing the road safely.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxHBVgM9zfg&list=PLcQjcYt_ejST_huoO6RaimofFiByZb7Zr

Check out this useful travel guide to help you plan your route. If your house is inside the blue circle, it’ll take you up to about 10mins to walk to school. If you live within the red circle it’ll only take about 5mins!