School to reward its greenest classes

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A COMPETITION to find out which class and pupil is the most environmentally sustainable has been launched by Eye Primary School during International Walk to School Month.

A COMPETITION to find out which class and pupil is the most environmentally sustainable has been launched by Eye Primary School during International Walk to School Month.The school’s most sustainable classes in all year groups and one sustainable pupil will be presented with certificates during a school assembly on Friday, October 17, to reward the efforts they have demonstrated over a week.

Peterborough City Council’s Travelchoice team launched International Walk to School Month on Monday to raise awareness of the benefits of walking to school and encourage pupils to explore other healthy travel alternatives such as cycling.

Other Peterborough schools are running similar events throughout October to promote International Walk to School Month.

Children at Gunthorpe Primary School will be hopping or skipping to school, while 10 other local primary schools are taking part in an interactive performance about travel in the future.