Gold for being green

PUBLISHED: 16:20 26 March 2008 | UPDATED: 21:57 26 October 2009

PRIMARY school St Philip Howard has won an award for encouraging its pupils to walk or cycle. The Woods Avenue, Hatfield, school picked up a gold award from Herts County Council. Acting head Theresa Edwards said the school has had a travel plan for the la

PRIMARY school St Philip Howard has won an award for encouraging its pupils to walk or cycle.

The Woods Avenue, Hatfield, school picked up a gold award from Herts County Council.

Acting head Theresa Edwards said the school has had a travel plan for the last three years promoting a 'park and stride' system where parents parked at the town centre then walked their children to school.

Mrs Edwards said: "We are delighted."

As part of the reward, St Philp Howard was presented with £100 in vouchers for school equipment in recognition of their achievements in keeping their school travel plans active over three years.

County councillor Stuart Pile congratulated all our schools who were working hard to cut congestion on the county's roads by encouraging pupils to walk or cycle to school.


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