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Walking bus

This KS2 resource is designed to educate your students and the school community about walking buses, collect data, plan and map some possible walking bus routes and use this information to encourage their parents and families to help them run a walking bus.

 

Students will:

  • Understand what a walking bus is and why it is a good idea
  • Run an assembly to inform the school community about walking buses
  • Carry out a survey to find out which students want to join the walking bus
  • Map possible routes for the walking bus
  • Research the benefits of a walking bus
  • Raise their voices by appealing to parents and the wider school community to help run the walking bus
walking bus
Teacher Rating
Overall Rating
7-11 years old
Subjects
Key Subjects
Computing
Maths
Science
Art
English
Additional Subjects
Design Technology
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Impact  
Practical Action
Tags:
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For more information on the full set of SDGs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Provide the access to clean and affordable electricity for all people.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
Art
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Design Technology
Additional Subject
English
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
events
/
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air
Overall Rating
-
7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Computing
Key Subject
Geography
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
Art
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Design Technology
Additional Subject
English
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air
Overall Rating
-
7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Art
Key Subject
English
Key Subject
Maths
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Design Technology
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
events
/
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air
Overall Rating
-
7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Art
Key Subject
English
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
Maths
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Design Technology
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air
Overall Rating
-
7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Art
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
Maths
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Design Technology
Additional Subject
English
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
wellbeing
/
pollution
/
clean air

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