Tag Archive for 'walk to school week'

Living Streets’ Walk to School Week is 21 to 25 May 2012

May 18th, 2012 by Living Streets

British children are more familiar with being strapped into a car seat than putting on a pair of trainers and going for a walk, according to national charity Living Streets at the launch of Walk to School Week from 21 to 25 May 2012. Parents are risking the health and well-being of their kids by […]

Amherst and Le Houguette Primary Schools taking part in Walk to School Week from 16 to 20 May 2011

May 16th, 2011 by Living Streets Guernsey

Walk to School Week is from 16 to 20 May 2011. The national campaign run by Living Streets UK was launched in 1995 with a simple aim – to encourage all parents and children to make walking to school part of their daily routine. Amherst Primary School and Le Houguette Primary School are taking part. […]

Lack of exercise linked to higher heart disease risk in healthy children as young as nine

May 12th, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell

The publication of this research is timely because Walk to School Week is 16 to 20 May 2011. —- Even healthy children as young as nine-years-old can start to show an increased risk of future heart problems if they are physically inactive, according to a journal article “Lack of physical activity in young children is […]