STARS is TfL’s accreditation scheme for London schools and nurseries. It inspires young Londoners to travel to school sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely and helps to reduce congestion at the school gates and improve road safety and air quality.
STARS stands for
St Nicholas School has been awarded the Bronze award and this is reapplied for on a yearly basis.
Here are some of the activities our school have been doing to promote healthier, safer travel.
Smart Brother’s video assembly on Road Safety.
Brighten your jacket and bag
Some children looked at how they can keep themselves safe out and about especially in the darker winter months.
They looked at the clothing and accessories which helped to keep themselves bright, visible and safe.
They designed their own jacket or bag.
Bling your scooter competition
We had lots of fun making scooters look bright, fun and safe and showed them to our friends scootering along the corridor!
Children in Key Stage 2 have a fantastic opportunity to learn to ride a bike or scooter. The sessions are fun and the children gain some great skills.
Green Cross Code
The children took part in lots of fun activities to help them keep safe out and about. From role playing crossing the road to learning stop and go songs with Makaton signing.
Year 6 used their fantastic ICT skills to create a Road Safety poster on Busy Things.
New safer way of arriving/departing at school
With the school expansion came new improved and safer facilities for parking of the school buses and taxis and for dropping off/picking up pupils by parents.