OFSTED. Helps you achieve your "Outstanding" school rating.
ACCREDITATION. Participating in WOW helps your school achieve Modeshift STARS and Healthy Schools status.
MINIMAL CLASSROOM TIME. Less than 10 minutes of a teacher’s day! The most important part of WOW happens before the school day even starts.
GREAT COST. WOW is £2 per pupil; just a fraction of your £10 PE and Sport Premium per child.
INCREASES WALKING RATES. Children at participating schools increase by 23% in the first five weeks. WOW Travel Tracker helps you keep track of your school's modes of travel.
INSTILS LIFE LONG HEALTHY HABITS. Encourages pupils and families to swap the school ride for a school stride. Promotes healthy mental wellbeing by improving behaviour and concentration levels in class.
IMPROVES ROAD SAFETY AT THE SCHOOL GATES. Thanks to the drop in car usage around the school.
For local councils:
REDUCES CONGESTION. 1 in 4 cars on the road each morning is on the school run.
What have you learnt that others will find most useful?
- It's simple to run and children love talking part.
- On average, WOW schools see a 30% REDUCTION IN CAR JOURNEYS taken to the school gate and a 23% INCREASE IN WALKING RATES.
- There are a long list of benefits for participating schools and well as a significant reduction in congestion during school drop off and pick up times.
Measures of success?
Read more: https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/wow