2 High Street
Snakemoor Nature Reserve
St Mary's Centre
Haddenham Tennis Courts
From Bradmoor Farm
By Emma Lister - 10th July 2015 12:30pm
Getting Active — Haddenham St Mary's School Travel Plan Team
Haddenham St Mary's school values a healthy lifestyle and has been encouraging the children to walk or scooter to school by organising a number of activities to highlight the benefits of being active. The aim is to show youngsters that we should walk more because:
- it is fun!
- it is healthy
- it is educational
- it is good for the environment
- it saves money
The School Travel Plan Team looks to encourage safe, sustainable travel and a healthy lifestyle. The Plan aims to:
- reduce traffic congestion at school
- improve safety for the children
- promote healthy lifestyles, including walking, cycling, scooting
- be a good neighbour to other members of the community
Activities have included Scavenger Hunt, Santa Stroll, Scooter Snake to School, Happy Shoesday, Allotment Amble.
On one Wednesday in mid-June the children met at Haddenham Catholic Church to stride to school with Strider (the Living Streets Walk to School mascot) who then stayed to shake some moves in the school's weekly 'Wake and Shake' session led by Karen Collett, Headteacher.
On the last Wednesday in June the St Mary's School Travel Plan team promoted a healthy lifestyle by organising a Jazzercise session with a Walkers Breakfast. Janey Enticott, Jazzercise instructor, led the session in the playgound where all the children, parents and teachers all joined in. The event was also supported by Orchard View Farm, Little Meadle who provided some of the healthy breakfast.
(Please click on any image to see an enlarged view).
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Warmest congratulations to Steve Gregory and his team at Fitlife. On Tuesday evening, 22nd May, Fitlife won the 'best new business' category at the Bucks Business Awards.Says Steve: "We are super chuffed about it and would like to say 'thank you' to the people of Haddenham and surrounding areas for supporting the gym and for contributing towards our winning this...
Sue Gilbert, Clerk to Haddenham Parish Council, has confirmed that (at long last) the remedial line marking has been programmed to occur along Woodways, in the vicinity of the zebra crossing — now 2 years old ! Apparently, it has been a battle attempting to cajoule the contractor into arranging with the line marking sub-contractor to return to site to undertake this work.Transport for Bucks...
Looking to improve your fitness levels? Janey Enticott reminds us that she now offers seven Jazzercise classes a week, plus a new one which started in January, designed for the less active. The new class provides some gentle movement and then uses chairs for the majority of the class to work on strength and toning. Here's the full list:MondayHVH 9-9.30am Strength30HVH 9.30-10.30am...