This week we’ve been celebrating Walk to School Week 2021, hosted by Living Streets. Today, the theme is Super Safe! Leeds City Council works on a number of projects designed to make walking to school safer. Keep reading to find out more...
Well done to all the schools that have taken part in the Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019. The cycle baton relay aimed at primary, secondary and SEND schools across Yorkshire was originally created by Leeds City Council to encourage our children and young people to cycle to school whilst improving their cycling skills. 14 Schools from … Continue reading Celebrating another awesome Schools Yorkshire Tour – 2019
The Schools’ Yorkshire Tour is a large scale cycle baton relay aimed at primary, secondary and SEND schools across Yorkshire. It has been developed by eleven Local Authorities and various partners. The aim of the Schools’ Yorkshire Tour is to encourage more young people to take up cycling, promoting cycling as a fun, every day … Continue reading Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019
What are we doing for Clean Air Day? Clean Air Day is on Thursday 20th June 2019. It aims to raise awareness of the damaging health effects of air pollution and the actions we can all take to improve our air quality. The day will see local schools, hospitals and communities across the UK hosting … Continue reading School road closures support Clean Air Day in Leeds
Walk to School Week is just around the corner 20th-24th May We want schools in Leeds to part in our 'Leaf The Car at Home' themed week. Find out here how to get your pack and get involved.
Original road safety films highlight ‘inattentional blindness’ What do cymbals, wands, sausages and cartwheels have in common? They all feature in brilliant educational films and podcasts made by Y7 and Y8 students and launched today to help promote road safety. Four groups of young people took part in the project, supported by the Police and … Continue reading You look… but do you see?
‘School gate parking’ is a phrase that today’s parents, teachers and local residents will hear frequently. It causes so much tension around the ‘school run’ times that many schools report to us incidences of conflict between those who park at the school gate and those who don’t. Whatever your thoughts are on this issue, it … Continue reading Let’s have a chat about ‘School Gate Parking’
On Tuesday the 3rd July 2018, pupils from Brownhill Primary School and St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Leeds rode the last leg of the Schools Yorkshire Tour, and brought the 400-mile cycling relay across Yorkshire to a close. As the pupils rode into Millennium Square to hand over the baton to the Lord Mayor … Continue reading The Schools Yorkshire Tour – One incredible journey and achievement