St John the Baptist STP 3 Year Rewrite by HC120917181946

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									School Travel Plan 3-year Rewrite

            2010/11




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School Details


School name:                 St. John the Baptist C of E School

School address:              Crondall Street, Hoxton, London, N1 6JG
School Champion:             Loretta de Borst

Contact numbers:             (Office)      0207 739 4902
                             (fax)         0207 729 2347

E-mail address:      office-stjohn-thebaptist@st-john.hackney.sch.uk
                     ldeborst@st-john.hackney.sch.uk

Website address:             www.st-john.hackney.sch.uk

LEA/School DCFS reference number:                  2043458


The School Travel Plan Working Group:
Role/responsibility within school                            Person’s name
School Travel Plan Champion                                  Loretta de Borst
Head Teacher/Deputy Head Teacher                             Louise Rosen/Laura Birkett
Play worker                                                  Clea Sambrook
Teacher/support staff                                        Michelle Randlesome
Pupil – Head Girl                                            Natalie
Pupil – Head Boy                                             Tauseef
Chair of Governors                                           Angela Large

How often did the group meet?

This working group was formed in May 2010 and plans to meet in June 2010 to discuss the
outcomes of the pupil hands up survey, as well as the results from the staff survey.
The new targets and objectives will also be shared with this group and ideas on how to
achieve these targets will be discussed. From June, this group will endeavour to meet once
a term to discuss the progress of the targets and to celebrate the achievements of the
school travel plan.




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Description of the location, size and type of School

Type of school:       Primary Voluntary Aided

Location of the school:

St John the Baptist is situated in a busy residential area, behind St John the Baptist
Church in Hoxton. It is surrounded by Pitfield Street and New North Road, which
tends to have a lot of road traffic, as well as foot traffic, as Old Street tube station is
located close by.

Pedestrian & School entrances:

The children and parents enter the school in the morning via New North Road. The
premises manager opens the gates for the parents and children and locks the gates
at 8:55am. The children also exit via these gates at 3:30pm. The staff entrance and
main door are located on Crondall Street. Staff Vehicles can be parked in the
grounds of St John’s church with the entrance located on New North Road.


Map showing schools location:




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Facilities:

                                         Description                                    Numbers
               The car park              No. of staff parking spaces                         0
                                         No. of visitor spaces                               0
                                         No. of disabled spaces                              0
               Cycle storage             No. of cycle parking bays for staff and            10
                                         pupils
   How secure is this storage provided   While the parking is secure during school hours, a staff
                                         members bicycle was stolen after school hours. The
                                         storage is located in the playground and is not
                                         permanently fixed to the concrete which means it is very
                                         unstable. Children tend to hang off of it during play times
                                         and lunch times and use it for a football goal. Midday
                                         meal supervisors and staff members on duty are very
                                         vigilant with discouraging children of this behaviour, but
                                         unfortunately it does still happen.
              Storage lockers            No. of staff storage lockers                       56
                                         No. of pupil storage lockers                        0
              Shower facilities          Are staff shower facilities available              No
                                         Are pupil shower facilities available              No


Transport links:
Buses:




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394 bus route passes the school and stops on Pitfeld Street.
New North Road -141, 76, 271
Kingsland Road – 149, 243, 242


Trains/Tube:
Old Street Station is the closest underground station and has the Bank branch Northern
Line running through it. It also has a rail station that make links with Moorgate and North
East London stations. It takes around 15 minutes to walk to Old Street Station from the
school.

Hoxton Overground station opened in May2010 and is a 10 minute walk from the school. It
is located on Cremer Street. It makes links with Dalston Junction and New Cross Gate.

Roads:
The school is located on Crondall Street which runs off Pitfield Street and is very
close to New North Road. Kingsland Road is located two blocks away from the
school.

Cycling:
Pitfield Street cycle path runs directly past the school and has good links with other
cycle routes in the area and the city.




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School times:
                                          Open/start               Close/finish
School site                             7:00am Mon-Fri          7:00pm Mon, Wed
                                                               6:00pm Tues, Thurs
                                                                 4:30pm Fri only
Breakfast club (if applicable)             8:00am                    8:45am
Pupils official school time                8:45am                    3:30pm
Nursery (if applicable)
Lower School                               8:45am                   3:30pm
Upper School                               8:45am                   3:30pm
After school clubs (if applicable)         3:45pm                   5:00pm

St John the Baptist school is used as a base for holiday programmes organised by The
Learning Trust. Pupils from other schools in the area attend. These programmes run during
half term and end of term holidays.

Pupil & Staff number:
Number of pupils on role                                  325
Age range of pupils                                      3 - 11
Number of full time staff                                  30
Number of part time staff                                  28
Number of school volunteers                                4
Number of pupils with SEN                                34%
Number of pupils entitled to
/eligible for free travel as a result                     No
of their special needs


Area of responsibility                                            No. of staff
Governors                                                             12
Management (Head & Deputy)                                             2
Teachers                                                              18
Support Staff                                                         25
Office Staff                                                           3
Site Staff (Caretaker, cleaners & lunch time support)                 10




Extended / community use of school site:
Pupils of the school and their families access community events run by the school such as
International Evening which took place in March 2010 this year. Our after school
programme provides a range of play, activities, study support, sports and special clubs
Monday to Friday. Most children walk home with their parents and carers from these after
school clubs. We are planning to run a summer play-scheme which will be open to children
in the local community and across Hackney, who are not necessarily pupils of our school.
We have 10 cycle spaces available for children and expect most children and their parents
to take public transport or to walk to the school.




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Our School Catchment:




Ethos of the School
At St John the Baptist School we aim to build a culture and ethos of support and respect,
inclusive of language, ethnicity, ability and gender. We aim to create a healthy, safe
environment though relationships, resources and opportunities which are accessible to all.
The current focus at the school is sustainability, with children being involved in creating a
pledge/promise to encourage being more sustainable in all areas of their school and
community life.




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Survey Analysis Comparison

Pupils
How do you usually travel to school?

                       Original                            First STP        3 Year STP
                        STP                                 Annual            Rewrite               Total %
                                                            Review                                  Change
                March 2007                                 February             April 2010
                                                             2009
Mode            No.                          %            No.      %        No.            %
Walk            208                         70%           206     75%       207           74%        +4%
Cycle            1                          0.3%           5      2%         3            1%        +0.7%
Bus             11                           3%           14      5%        17            6%         +3%
Train/tube       1                          0.3%           3      1%         3            1%        +0.7%
Car Share       12                           5%            6      2%         4            1%         -4%
Car             60                          20%           41      15%       38            14%        -6%
Park and         0                           0%            0      0%         7            3%         +3%
Walk
Total           293                        100%           275      100%     279       100%


                                                 Pupil Actual Mode of Travel 2007 - 2010

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                                    200
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      The number of pupil car trips has decreased by 6%
      Walking levels have remained constant
      The number of pupils cycling has increased slightly




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How would you prefer to travel to school?

                                   Original             First STP      3 Year STP
                                    STP                  Annual          Rewrite              Total %
                                                         Review                               Change
                 March 2007                             February        April 2010
                                                          2009
Mode             No.                      %            No.      %      No.       %
Walk             66                      26%           198     72%     133      48%            +22%
Cycle            112                     45%           31      11%     64       23%            -22%
Bus              17                      7%             2      1%      18       6%              -1%
Train/tube        6                      2%             8      3%      13       5%             +3%
Car Share         5                      2%             4      1%      12       4%             +2%
Car              44                      18%           32      12%     34       12%             -6%
Park and          0                      0%             0      0%       5       2%             +2%
Walk
Total            250                     100%          275     100%    279      100%


                                         Pupil Actual and Preferred Mode of Travel 2010

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      Fewer pupils prefer to be dropped off by car
      Cycling and walking remain the most popular options
      Many more children want to cycle than currently do




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Staff
How do you usually travel to school?

                                   Original          First STP       3 Year STP
                                    STP               Annual           Rewrite            Total %
                                                      Review                              Change
                   March 2007                        February         April 2010
                                                       2009
Mode               No.                    %         No.      %       No.        %
Walk               10                    28%        11      31%      14        40%             +12%
Cycle               3                    8%          2      6%        3        9%              +1%
Bus                 5                    14%         3      9%        5        14%               0%
Train/tube          8                    22%         8      22%       8        23%             +1%
Car Share           0                    0%          2      6%        0        0%                0%
Car                 9                    25%         9      26%       5        14%              -9%
Total              36                   100%        35     100%      35       100%


                                               Staff Actual Mode of Travel 2007 - 2010

                                   16

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                                   10
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                                    8                                                                 2009
                                                                                                      2010
                                    6

                                    4

                                    2


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                                        Walk       Cycle    Bus   Train/tube Car Share   Car




       The number of car trips made by staff has decreased by 9% from 9 to just 5
       The number of staff walking has increased.




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How do you prefer to travel?

                   3 Year STP
                     Rewrite

                    April 2010
Mode               No.       %
Walk               14       47%
Cycle               6       20%
Bus                 3       10%
Train/tube          2       7%
Car Share           0       0%
Car                 5       17%
Total              30      100%


       More staff prefer to cycle than do so


Summary
       86% of the school community is travelling sustainably




Evidence of consultation/ promotion
All Pupils, from Nursery to Year 6, in the school took part in a ‘hands up’ survey on the 24th
of April 2010. This took place in children’s classrooms, after the school travel champion held
a whole school assembly to discuss how children travelled to and from school on most
days. The issue of global warming was raised and we discussed the impact travelling in
cars had on the environment.

The Governors were consulted about the pupil hands up survey, as well as the staff survey,
they were invited to share their concerns with the School Travel Champion. These issues
were raised during a Governors meeting in April 2010. Angela Large, Chair of Governors
has been given the opportunity to read the re-write of the School Travel Plan and has
approved it.

A parent survey was handed out for children to give to their parents to complete in March
2009. A small number of surveys were returned to the school and these issues were raised;
9% of parents would like their children to cycle to school. This figure was not larger because parents
were concerned that:
       Children did not know how to cycle safely on roads as they only usually cycled in parks etc.
    Roads around the school are very busy and potentially dangerous for cyclists.
    Children did not own a bicycle.
Parents were also informed of the re-write of the school travel plan through a newsletter on
the 14th May and were invited to share any concerns they have about how their children get
to and from school.




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All staff members were given a survey to fill in during the week beginning 3rd May 2010.
From the survey these issues were raised.

           Improvement needed                                     Location
Potholes/resurfacing                            Outside the school, Hackney area, in bus
                                                lanes, cycle routes, Crondall street
Safer streets                                   Local area/Hoxton
Cycle routes                                    More needed in Hackney. Better links
                                                around London. Introduction to all roads.
Zebra crossing                                  Pitfield street?
More zebra crossings                            Generally around schools in Hackney
Less traffic on the road
Smoother pavements
Safer crossing                                  Crondall Street/Hoxton Street Junction


Has the school presented any assemblies, presentations, displays regarding the
School Travel Plan project?

The school travel plan champion held an assembly in the last week of April about transport
and how we come to and from school. The issue of CO2 emissions was discussed and
children were shown images of extreme weather conditions around the world and the effect
that they have on the habitat of different living things around the world. Children were asked
to think about how they can make a change to the planet and how we can all work together.

WoW was launched the following week 4th May to encourage children to use more
sustainable methods of transport to come to and from school. The school travel plan
champion visited all the classes taking part to introduce the wall chart and the prizes that
the children could get for achieving the target. Two monitors from each class were chosen
to help record each child’s mode of transport. Year 2 - 6 children will be taking part in the
WoW scheme and they have a target of walking/cycling to school at least twice every week.




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               Identification of travel/transport problems


     Problems identified in original STP document/annual reviews

                       Problem                                      Is this still an issue?
                                                                            Yes/No
Staff would like to choose a healthier and more             Yes
environmentally sustainable method of transport.            The number of car trips made by staff
Walking, Cycling, Running would be more optional if         has decreased by 9% from 9 to just 5
onsite showers were provided.                               and the number of staff walking has
                                                            increased. Staff would still prefer to
                                                            cycle to work. Providing a more secure
                                                            cycle park and implementing showers,
                                                            as outlined in the 2007 plan, could
                                                            possibly resolve this.
9% of parents would like their children to cycle to         Yes and No
school. This figure was not larger because parents               As a result of the 2007 review
were concerned:                                                      cycling proficiency was open to
    That children did not know how to cycle safely                  upper KS2 children. This could
        on roads as they only usually cycled in parks                be extended to all KS2.
        etc.
    That the roads around the school are busy and                  Targets addressing road safety
        potentially dangerous for cyclists.                          measures remain current.
    That their children did not own a bicycle.
                                                                    Option to join a bicycle renting
                                                                     scheme to help support parents
                                                                     in providing bicycles for their
                                                                     children.
A large proportion of children walked to school but         Yes
surveys showed that more would do so if parents felt        Parents are still concerned about their
children would be safer. This was identified from former    children walking home on their own.
surveys carried out across the school and at home.          Stronger links with the community
                                                            constable and introducing Junior Road
                                                            Safety Officers could help parents feel
                                                            more comfortable with their children
                                                            walking to and from school.
New bicycle shelter yet to be installed. Imperative this    Yes
target is fulfilled to encourage cycling from both staff    A suitable cycle shelter has not been
and pupils and in accordance with 2007/08 STP. This         found as yet. Applying for a small grant
problem was identified from former surveys.                 could secure that this will happen by
                                                            Autumn 2010.


  New problems/concerns that have arisen since the original STP/
                       annual reviews


     Details of               How was issue                 Possible              Who Will
   issue/concern                identified                 solutions?             need to
                                                                                   help?
Safer Streets in the local   Parents were asked       Community constable      School Travel
area.                        in a school newsletter   having a strong link     Champion, Local
                             to raise any concerns    with the school          Community
                             that they may have.      community and the        Police officers,
                                                      introduction of Junior   Head Teacher.
                                                      Road Safety Officers



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Pre-Existing school activity/ involvement to promote safe,
healthy and sustainable travel

St John the Baptist School currently has these policies in place within the school:
Literacy, Numeracy, Science, R.E., Worship, Art and Design, DT, Geography, Music,
Education of Children with Medical Needs, Inclusion, Safeguarding, Behaviour
Management, Bullying, Safeguarding and code of conduct, Transition, Drug, Sex and
Relationship, Health and Safety, Marking and Feedback, P.E., Attendance, ICT, Outdoor,
Planning, Admissions.

They are also working towards creating these policies:
Learning out of doors, Playground, Play and Playground for the Non Curriculum Part of the
School Day, Risk Management and Procedures, First Aid and Accident, Extended Schools.

Promoting safe, healthy and sustainable travel does not currently feature in any of these
existing policies. However, this will be addressed in the new Action Plan with a particular
focus on reviewing these policies: Inclusion, P.E., Planning, Learning out of Doors, Health
and Safety, First Aid and Accident, Extended School.

St John the Baptist has recently received the Gold Food for Life Award and is currently a
Healthy School. The school has its own garden and promotes the growth and use of organic
food. The school dinners are made from organic food. The school receives expert advice
from their own gardener, disposing of their food waste in the compost bins and growing a
variety of vegetables. The children take part in making their own stir fry’s once a month,
using the vegetables grown in the garden. The gardener also does targeted work with
children once a week in the garden and holds a food forum meeting with two
representatives from each year group once a week. The theme/focus during the Spring
Term across the school was sustainability and how we can achieve this within the school.

The school promotes exercise and physical activity in their after school and extended
schools programme.


                           Sustainable Travel Initiatives

St John the Baptist School is planning to take part in Bike week for the first time starting on
the 19th June, and plans to launch this by having a biker’s breakfast during that week. Walk
to School Week was promoted in the school newsletter and Year 5 & 6 took part by
participating in the poetry in motion competition. Walk on Wednesdays was launched in the
first week of May across years 2 – 6 and has proved to be a huge success. All children
taking part have approached this with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and all teachers
have fed back that it is very much child led in all classes, with not a day going by where the
children haven’t recorded how they travelled to school.

The school has cycle storage available for staff and pupils and lockers were purchased in
September 2009 for all adults working in the school.
STA bikes worked with Year 4,5,6 in the Autumn Term and cycle training will be offered
again in the Summer Term 2010, for upper key stage two children to work towards obtaining
a Level 2 certificate.

There is a promotional board in the staff room to promote sustainable modes of transport for
staff, with maps of the local area with the closest bus/tube/train stops listed. Car sharing is
also encouraged with staff who live in the same area.


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WoW (Walk Once a Week)

WoW was launched in our school in May 2010, after the school travel champion held an
assembly to discuss the issues around congestion and global warming. The children from
Year 2-6 are all involved and have shown a positive approach to the scheme. After one
week of starting WoW most children have achieved walking to school twice and the
teachers have fed back that the children are definitely leading on the project.


Walk to School Week

Year 5 and 6 participated in Walk to School Week on the week beginning 17th May. During
this week the children wrote poems about their walk to school and what they see along the
way. Walk to School Week has helped to encourage and motivate the children to walk to
school and has also promoted the newly introduced WoW initiative.


Theatre in Education

The Big Wheel Theatre Company visited the school in Autumn Term 2009 and presented a
production entitled, ‘Go, Go, Go’. The children were invited to join in with the performance
and participate in solving global issues around unsustainable modes of transport. These
global issues were the focus of the performance; Global warming – how your transport
choices affect the world, the impact of traffic, pollution and congestion in your local area,
walking and cycling – why they’re almost always the best way to get around.




Go, go, go.




Go, go, go.


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Road Safety Theatre
*Keith Gammon

*Court Room Drama.

Carbon footprint detective agency
Two workshops were done with Upper Key Stage Two to help children become more aware
of the global issues around living an unsustainable lifestyle. A group of Year 5 pupils were
chosen to become detectives in the school and to investigate how we could reduce the
schools carbon footprint. A pledge was written by the detectives and an assembly was
delivered by the children to the rest of the school to share their pledge and their findings.
They also gave recommendations on how we can reduce our carbon footprint.




Small Grant
In September 2009 the school was given a £2,000 grant to be used towards purchasing a
more secure cycle shed. However the cost of the most suitable cycle shed for the schools
requirements was always over the budget and due to this, they have struggled to find
something suitable. The impact of this, has meant that staff are reluctant to cycle to school,
as there is not a secure place for them to leave their bikes.


Other
To enable the school to purchase a more secure cycle shed, they will be applying for
another small grant to cover the remainder of the cost.




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Curriculum
As part of a TFL transition to Secondary School project, Year 6 visited the Hackney
Museum and took part in a number of fun and engaging workshops teaching them how to
travel safely to school. These included using the Underground, Overground and rail
network, buses, cars and healthy eating, as well as how to keep your possessions safe.




In the Spring Term, Year 1, Reception and Foundation stage focused all of their learning
outcomes in the context of ‘How do we travel?’. They visited Liverpool street station on the
bus and learnt about safe ways to cross the road, as well as exploring the different types of
transport and how they affect the environment.




In Year 5 the children analysed the data from the hands up survey and made graphs to
display the results to show which mode of transport was the most preferred, when travelling
to and from school.




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Previous Objectives and Targets

Objectives
      To increase the number of pupils travelling to school by bicycle.
      To increase road safety on the journey to school.
      To improve the pedestrian access to the school site.
      To reduce car usage to and from school
      To improve pedestrian access and safety at the school site by implementing at least
       2 pedestrian access/safety improvements.
      To increase bicycle use by both staff and pupils.
      To increase car sharing for parents and thereby decrease car usage.


Targets
Target 1: To increase the number of pupils cycling to school from 0% to 10% by March
2010.
Outcome: This target has been partially met as the percentage of pupils cycling to school
has gone up from 0% to 1%. From the hands up survey 23% of pupils expressed that they
would like to cycle to school.

Target 2: To have one road safety engineering measure in place by December 2009. To
have a reported improvement in road safety experiences by March 2010.
Outcome: This target has not been met due to the numerous changes in Travel Plan
Champion and to the inconsistent management of the School Travel Plan.

Target 3: To use the Crondall Street entrance for all pedestrian access by September 2007.
Outcome: This target has been partially met as all staff and visitors use the Crondall Street
entrance to the school. However, before and after school, the children and their parents are
still entering via the playground gates (which can be found on New North road). It is not
feasible for the Crondall Street entrance to be used by everyone, as this would cause
disruption to the main office and would not cope with the capacity of people dropping
children off in the morning and picking them up in the afternoons.

Target 4: To reduce car usage by 10% by January 2008.To have a reported reduction in
children who want to travel to school by car.
Outcome: Car usage by pupils has decreased by 6% since January 2008 and children who
would prefer to come by car has also reduced by 6%. Therefore this target has been
partially met.




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                                                         Action Plan Progress

           Objective                   Target                   Actions                Person             Action Progress               COMMENTS
                                                                                     Responsible                                     (explanation of non
                                                                                                                                   complete actions/notes
                                                                                                                                    on no longer required
                                                                                                                                  actions/feasibility results)




 To improve pedestrian       To use the Crondall       Increase the size of the     Dave Paget /       This target has not been   The objective will be
 access and safety at the    Street entrance for all   gate on Crondall Street      Louise Rosen       completed.                 addressed in the new
 school site by              pedestrian access.        (Use STP grant)                                                            action plan, with the
 implementing at least 2                                                                                                          introduction of JRSO to
 pedestrian access/safety                                                                                                         help promote safer
 improvements.                                                                                                                    pedestrian crossing.

                                                       To encourage LB              Dave Paget /       Partially met.             There are ‘no parking’
                                                       Hackney to enforce no        Louise Rosen                                  zones outside the school
                                                       parking zone at bottom of                                                  entrance on Crondall
                                                       Crondall Street                                                            Street.
                                                       To have safety barriers      Dave Paget /       This action has been       Safety barriers have been
                                                       installed at bottom of       Louise Rosen       achieved.                  installed and have had a
                                                       Crondall Street to prevent                                                 big impact on the number
                                                       cars mounting pavement                                                     of parents dropping their
                                                       and ensure safety of                                                       children off at this
                                                       pedestrians on                                                             entrance, as well as
                                                       pavement.                                                                  preventing cars mounting
                                                                                                                                  the pavement.
 To increase bicycle use     Increase the number of    To provide secure and        Loretta de Borst   This has not been met,     An appropriate cycle
 by both staff and pupils.   staff cycling by 5% and   user friendly bicycle bays   / Dave Paget       but is currently being     shelter is being sought.
                             the number of pupils      for staff and children.                         actioned.
                             cycling by 10%.




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           Objective               Target                  Actions                Person             Action Progress               COMMENTS
                                                                                Responsible                                     (explanation of non
                                                                                                                              complete actions/notes
                                                                                                                               on no longer required
                                                                                                                             actions/feasibility results)




                                                   To provide secure lockers   Loretta de Borst   Achieved Sept 2009         All staff at the school
                                                   for all staff.              / Dave Paget                                  have been provided with
                                                                                                                             a secure locker.
                                                   To ensure all Upper KS2     Loretta de         Achieved Autumn Term       This was achieved in
                                                   children receive cycling    Borst              2009                       September 2009 and will
                                                   proficiency so parents                                                    continue to feature on the
                                                   feel confident about                                                      action plan to ensure that
                                                   children cycling.                                                         it continues.
 To increase car sharing   A 10% decrease in car   Former survey detailed      Loretta de Borst   This needs to be           As there has been a lot of
 for parents and thereby   use                     that a considerable         School Council     promoted as not enough     changes in staff since the
 decrease car usage.                               amount of drivers bring     Stanley            parents are car sharing.   original plan was written
                                                   other peoples children to   Greenhagh                                     this action was not carried
                                                   work with them. Aim to                                                    out.
                                                   bring this number back
                                                   up by promotion of both
                                                   financial and time
                                                   keeping benefits for
                                                   parents.
                                                   Arrange an online chat /
                                                   booking area for parents
                                                   to access and become
                                                   aware of who lives close
                                                   to them.




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New Objectives and Targets

Objectives

New Objectives

        Improve the health and safety of the school community through increased
         walking to and from school.
        To increase the number of pupils and staff who cycle to school.
        To promote the importance of sustainable travel into other areas of the school
         curriculum.


Targets

New Targets

        Year 5 & 6 to take part in Poetry in Motion initiative during Walk to School
         Week May 2010.
        To increase the number of children walking to school by 10% by March 2011.
        To take part in the Big WoW – Walk to School Month October 2010.
        14 pupils to complete level 1 Bikeability cycle training by December 2010.
        14 Year 5 & 6 pupils to complete level 2 Bikeability cycle training by
         December 2010.
        To increase the number of children cycling to school by 5% by March 2011.
        To take part in bike week June 2010.
        To provide 10 secure and user friendly bicycle bays for staff and children by
         September 2010.
        Increase the number of staff cycling by 5% by March 2011.
        To update current policies within the school by March 2011.
        To create a STP group/team by July 2010.




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                                                            New Action Plan

                   Target                         Actions                     Target Date             Named Person        Source of
                                                                             (month/year)              Responsible         Funding


 Objective 1 – Improve the health and safety of the school community through increased walking to and from school.

 Year 5 & 6 to take part in Poetry     Encourage all year 6 pupils to   May 2010                   Loretta de Borst   Hackney Council
 in Motion initiative during Walk to   walk to school and write poems
 School Week May 2010.                 about their journeys.
                                       Send best 3 poems to Georgie
                                       at Hackney Council.
                                       Award prizes (walk to school
                                       pens, rulers etc)
 To increase the number of             To continue to run WoW           Ongoing target, reassess   Loretta de Borst   Hackney Council
 children walking to school by 10%     throughout the next academic     at the end of each Term.
 by March 2011.                        year. Children to take part in   Autumn – Dec 2010
                                       creative competitions to keep    Spring – March 2011
                                       them motivated.
                                                                        Summer – July 2011
                                       To have one assembly a term
                                       to celebrate the successes of
                                       the WoW scheme.
                                       Regular newsletter updates to
                                       promote walking to school to
                                       parents.
                                       To form a close relationship     December 2010              Loretta de Borst
                                       with the local community
                                       constable and to work with
                                       them to promote a safe
                                       community.




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                   Target                         Actions                       Target Date             Named Person       Source of
                                                                               (month/year)              Responsible        Funding

                                      Conduct walkabout with              March 2011                Loretta de Borst
                                      Hackney Council and
                                      pupils/parents to identify
                                      danger spots along the route to
                                      school.
                                      Train Junior Road Safety            September 2010            Loretta de Borst   Hackney Council
                                      Officers.
 To take part in the Big WoW –        Sign up to take part in the Big     July 2010                 Loretta de Borst   Hackney Council
 Walk to School Month October         WoW.
 2010.                                Promote to pupils, staff and
                                      parents.

 Objective 2 – To increase the number of pupils and staff who cycle to school.

 14 pupils to complete level 1        To provide cycle training           Contact Alison to arrange Clea Sambrook      Hackney Council
 Bikeability cycle training by        provision to KS1 children.          June 2010.                Loretta de Borst
 December 2010.                       Train staff members or parents
                                      to provide after school cycle
                                      provision. Liaise with Alison
                                      Butler to arrange this.
 14 Year 5 & 6 pupils to complete     To continue to provide cycle
 level 2 Bikeability cycle training   training to children in KS2, with
 by December 2010.                    an emphasis on gaining an
                                      accreditation certificate for
                                      Level 2. To liaise with Alison
                                      Butler to arrange Level 2 bike
                                      training for Year 5 & 6.

 To increase the number of            Promote cycling to school in
 children cycling to school by 5%                                         March 2011
                                      the weekly school newsletter.
 by March 2011.




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                   Target                         Actions                     Target Date              Named Person              Source of
                                                                             (month/year)               Responsible               Funding

 To take part in bike week June        Complete application form for   May 2010                    Loretta de Borst          Hackney Council
 2010.                                 Bikers Breakfast.
                                       Promote and run event.          May – June 2010

 To provide 10 secure and user         Apply for further funding to    July 2010                   Loretta de Borst / Dave   STP Small Grant
 friendly bicycle bays for staff and   guarantee that the suitable                                 Paget / Laura Birkett
 children by September 2010.           cycle shelter can be
                                       purchased.
 Increase the number of staff
 cycling by 5% by March 2011.
 Objective 3 – To promote the importance of sustainable travel into other areas of the school curriculum.
 To update current policies within Include in the following polices    March 2011                   Loretta de Borst
 the school by March 2011.         how sustainable travel will be                                   Clea Sambrook
                                   promoted and encouraged in
                                   the school. Inclusion, P.E.,
                                   Planning, Learning out of
                                   Doors, Health and Safety, First
                                   Aid and Accident, Extended
                                   School.
 To create a STP group/team by     Meet together once a term to        July 2010 and then           Loretta de Borst
 July 2010.                        discuss the progress of the         ongoing, review at the
                                   school travel action plan           end of each term.




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                         Monitoring & reviewing proposals


               Action       Date to be Carried   Person Responsible
                                   Out


Annual Hands Up Survey        October 2010         Loretta de Borst


Annual Staff Survey           October 2010         Loretta de Borst



Next Annual Review of           May 2011           Loretta de Borst
STP


STP 3 year rewrite              May 2013           Loretta de Borst




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                       School Travel Plan 3 year Rewrite Quality Assurance Checklist
                                               Borough: Hackney
               This QA checklist is a combination of what a new STP and a review should include
Name of School           St John the Baptist CE Primary School
Date original School Travel Plan submitted             2007
Next plan will be a review due                         May 2011
*Essential for higher standards and outstanding accreditation level*

Essential Criteria in BOLD            Original problems              X       Objectives and targets
About your School                     identified – state whether             Review targets               X
DCSF number provided           X      they are still a problem               Clear new objectives have    X
Type of school named           X      Clear list of any new          X       been set (if necessary)
Age range of pupils            X      problems and how and                   New targets have been        X
Number of pupils               X      when issues have been                  identified (if necessary)
Number of SEN pupils           X      identified                             and are SMART
including numbers
entitled to transport                 Survey Results                         Action Plan
Mention SEN pupils             X      How do you usually travel      X       Action plan is reviewed      X
transport needs have                  (numbers) – all pupils (or             Where an action has not      X
been considered                       explain why not all pupils             been completed an
Written description of         X      were surveyed)                         explanation has been
Schools locality                      How would prefer to            X       provided as to why
Opening and Closing            X      travel (numbers) – all                 A new 12 month Action        X
times (inc clubs and                  pupils (or explain why not             Plan is provided
extended schools)                     all pupils were surveyed)              Each action has a date       X
Description of Catchment       X      Month and year provided        X       Each action has a named      X
area                                  when surveys done                      person or group
Local Transport Links          X      Yearly survey results          X       responsible
described                             since plan was approved                Where an action is not for   X
Details of what the school     X      (If not available please               the school a link person
is doing already                      explain)                               has been nominated
Links to other initiatives     X      Analysis & comparison of       X
e.g : healthy or                      all data                               Monitoring
sustainable schools                   Information on how pupils              Date provided for next       X
                                      travel home from school                annual review
Location map and site plan     X                                             (month/year)
*Description of                X      Detailed pupil
                                                                             Date provided for 3yr        X
                                      questionnaires and results
extended/community use*                                                      rewrite (month/year)
*Photographs*                  X      * Staff questionnaires and     X       Named person                 X
Details of facilities (cycle   X      results*                               responsible for
storage, lockers, showers             Parents survey and results     X       monitoring and review
etc)                                                                         Link to the School
Postcode plots                 X      Consultation                           Improvement Plan
Number of Parking spaces       X      Evidence provided of full              * List members of STP        X
Info about journeys during            consultation with:                     working group
the school day (eg trips or           - Pupils                       X
between sites) – (*14-19              - Staff                        X       Signatures
curriculum*)                          - Parents -                    X       Head teacher                 X
Inclusion of behaviour                - Governors                    X       Chair of Governors           X
policies (eg buses and                - Other stakeholders           X       School Travel Adviser        X
cycle policies)                       (If applicable) E.g Council,           Assistant Director (or       X
                                      Neighbourhood, Police…                 above) of Transportation
DCSF School Grant                                                            Assistant Director (or       X
*Report how DCSF grant                                                       above) of Children’s
was/will be spent*                                                           Services
Travel and transport                                                         Pupil representatives
issues                                                                       Other Stakeholders
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