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The Riot Act Theatre

Thank you to ‘The Riot Act’ for delivering a fun and interactive theatre-in-education project that promoted the benefits of sustainable travel and improving air quality.

The objectives of the project were to:

  • To promote safe and active travel and to encourage healthy and sustainable travel habits for the future.
  • To raise awareness of the danger of carbon emissions caused by traffic outside of school.
  • To highlight the key health, social and environmental benefits of choosing sustainable travel over the car.

Some interesting facts:

Walking to school is a key step to becoming more independent.

25% of all car journeys are under two miles.

75% of parents find driving their child to school more stressful than being at work.

Carbon emissions inside the car are at a higher level than outside.

Walking to school stimulates the brain and helps us to be better learners.