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GreenStride Wednesday Express: This Wednesday.

Updated: Jun 9

🌿🌍 **Exciting News: Westerings Joins The Great Big Green Week!** 🌍🌿

We are thrilled to announce that Westerings Primary Academy will be doing our part for The Great Big Green Week by hosting the GreenStride Wednesday Express (AKA walking buses) on Wednesday, 12th June! This event is part of the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.

To support this initiative, Sunny Road will be closed to all vehicles on Wednesday, 12th June, between 8:15 am - 9:00 am and 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

GreenStride Wednesday Express:

Join us as we aim to set a new school record for the number of children walking to school on one of our walking buses. Last time, we had an impressive 302 children participate. Let’s see if we can beat that record this year!

Rules for the Walking Buses:

- Parents of children in Year 4 or below must join the walking bus with their child.

- All parents must supervise their children throughout the walk.

- Every child who joins the walking bus will be given a token, which can be exchanged for 5 dojo points once in school.

Planned Routes:

Route 1: Bosworth Bus

- Arrive: 8:20 am

- Bus Departs: 8:30 am

- Bus Driver: Mr. Bird, Mrs. Needham, Mrs. Hodges

- Meeting Point: Alleyway in Bosworth Close

- Route: Bosworth Close, Tudor Way, Hawkwell Chase, Elizabeth Close, into the woods, and into school

Route 2: White Hart Bus

- Arrive: 8:20 am

- Bus Departs: 8:30 am

- Bus Driver: Mrs. Shorten, Zola

- Meeting Point: British Legion Field

- Route: Cross the crossing, up the hill to the church, Hockley Rise, Belchamps Way, The Westerings, Sunny Road, school gate

Route 3: Woodpond Avenue Bus

- Arrive: 8:20 am

- Bus Departs at: 8:30 am

- Bus Driver: Mrs. Senior, Mrs. Wade

- Meeting Point: Back of the Library Car Park at the end of Woodpond Avenue

- Route:Woodpond Avenue, Kilnwood Avenue, alleyway into Claybrick Avenue, Sunny Road, school gate

Get Involved:

- Participate: Join one of our walking buses on Wednesday 12th June and help us set a new record!

- Earn Rewards: Collect your token and exchange it for dojo points.

Together, we can make a positive impact on our environment by reducing our carbon footprints for the day. Let’s show our commitment to a greener future and have some fun along the way!

🌱 Let's make this day truly great by beating our feet in the name of the environment.🌱

Thank you,

The Westerings Primary Academy Team


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