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School Travel Plan

Gold Accreditation

Roding Primary is a Gold Accredited School recognised by Transport for London.

We actively encourage our pupils and staff to walk, scoot or cycle to school as they:

  • keep us fit and healthy
  • help our pupils develop road safety skills which will keep them safe as they travel further afield and more independently
  • help keep our local air clean, and our streets free from congestion
  • are life skills that everyone should be able to benefit from

What is a School Travel Plan?

A School Travel Plan promotes and facilitates active, healthy, safe and sustainable travel to school as an alternative to using the private car.

The main objectives of a School Travel Plan are to:

  • Improve health through encouraging active travel and reducing harmful emissions
  • Improve the environment through reducing congestion, reducing pollution and CO2 emissions and improving facilities for walkers and cyclists
  • Improve safety through highways engineering measures and increasing road safety education
  • Improve access and opportunity by developing pupils' skills for safe and independent travel



For the wellbeing of our pupils, we expect parents and carers to:

  • Encourage their child to walk, cycle or scoot to school whenever possible
  • Encourage their child to take up opportunities to develop their competence and confidence in cycling or scooting
  • Consider cycling or scooting with their child on the school run, possibly joining with other families as a ‘cycle train’
  • Provide their child with equipment such as high-visibility clothing, lights, a lock and cycle helmet as appropriate
  • Ensure that the bicycles and scooters ridden to school are roadworthy and regularly maintained.