Chew Stoke school recognised for success in encouraging sustainable travel
Pupils and staff at a Bath & North East Somerset school have been recognised for their exemplar achievements to encourage more active, safer and sustainable ways to travel.
Chew Stoke Church School represented the South West region at the National STARS School Travel Awards event in London last week, competing against five other primary schools for the National Award for Primary School of the Year.
Modeshift STARS recognises and rewards schools that demonstrate excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable travel.
Chew Stoke Church School has achieved Platinum Accreditation the highest level of accreditation for the last two years for its School Travel Plan initiatives and is the STARS South West Primary School of the Region 2022/23. Deputy head, Vicki Hennessy and teacher, Carole Hope attended the event with four students.
Bath & North East Somerset Council provides support to schools to achieve their Modeshift STARS award. Email the council’s School Travel Plan Officer, [email protected]
Schools can find more information about the Modeshift STARS scheme on their website.