walking bus


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walking bus

n
a group of schoolchildren walking together along an agreed route to and from school, accompanied by adults, with children joining and leaving the group at prearranged points
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A giant 'walking bus' took place at Hoole C of E Primary School in Chester as part of national road safety charity Brake's Kids Walk campaign this month.
This year is also the 20th anniversary of the Walking Bus scheme in Staffordshire and to celebrate this, the Active School Travel Team will be joining the latest Walking Bus at John Wheeldon Primary Academy in Stafford.
I see that the 'walking bus' has raised its head again but that will only appeal to the fair weather brigade of school children.
PUPILS had a safe and healthy journey to school, thanks to a new walking bus.
A Kidderminster primary school is tackling the problem of jams outside the school gates by introducing a "walking bus".
WSchoolchildren need a safe passage to school, so a local police officer - a mum herself - sets up a walking bus scheme to help.
The pupils from Huddersfield Grammar School joined the Giant Walking Bus - a campaign, organised by road safety charity Brake, which saw over 100,000 children across the UK taking to the streets.
Nearly 1,000 pupils from St Margaret Mary's Catholic Infant and Junior schools on Pilch Lane stepped out to take part in a Giant Walking Bus as part of a national event organised by road safety charity BRAKE.
A SCHOOL is set to start a "walking bus" to promote a healthy alternative to the school run.
CHILDREN in Throckley will be setting off to school in a new walking bus this term.
More than 2,000 schoolchildren from 16 primary schools throughout the region made an attempt on the world record for the largest "walking bus".