Tag Archive for 'walk to school'

Walking to school helps children develop a healthy habit

October 1st, 2012 by Living Streets

UK national charity Living Streets said “walking to school can reduce your child’s risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and numerous other obesity related conditions, as it launched International Walk to School Month on 1 October 2012. One in three children leave primary school overweight or obese putting them at a higher risk […]

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 […]

October is Walk to School Month

September 14th, 2010 by Pat Wisher

October is Walk to School Month.   The Walk to School website has classroom packs and resources to help you promote this initiative. The number of school children walking to school has declined over the years. All States Departments have signed up to Guernsey’s obesity strategy. Living Streets Guernsey believes it is now more important than […]