Children from Dover Park Primary School were proud to accept an award from Ryde Town Council at a recent celebration event at Ryde Esplanade Hotel.
The school received a Highly Commended for the Pride Garden they entered into ‘Ryde in Bloom’ back in the summer term. Well done to Mrs Meredith and her 'team'.
Dover Park Primary School are one of the first schools to achieve their Bronze Award as part of the 'Shift It' Active Travel Programme. The school worked with stakeholders to install a brand new scooter and bike storage area to encourage pupils to 'get active' on their way to school. The school is hoping to achieve the Silver level by the end of the year.
This term children in year 5 and 6 are taking Bikeability L2 training so that they learn how to stay safe when riding their bikes to school.
Saving the planet and improving our Health
A large number of staff, parents and children left their cars at home and walked, scooted or cycled to school today. Children across the school took part with a fantastic 96% families supporting the day . Well done to all.