Category Archives: Brightkidz Blog

Inspiring safe, active travel for children – news and views from Brightkidz social enterprise.

How Will You Get to School?

how will you get to school guide

Is your child starting primary school soon? Embark on your school adventure with good travel habits from the start and plan your journey well so your child can join in with your school’s active travel initiatives – walking, cycling, scooting, ‘park and stride’ or taking the bus. Help your children to be healthier, happier, more…

Legs Matter!

stand up for legs

This year sees the first ever Legs Matter week, which aims to raise awareness of leg and foot health care across the UK. Issues relating to feet and legs are increasing, which is why healthcare professionals want to help people understand how to take better care of themselves. How does this relate to active travel?…

Atomic Habits For More Active Travel

Brightkidz Alison with James Clear

4 minute read:  There are lots of great books you can read that give an insight into how to change behaviour… either your own or those you are trying to influence.  My very favourite is Atomic Habits by US author James Clear so I was really excited to have a chance to meet him recently…

Scootfit comes to Grange Primary! 

scootfit session

4 minute read:  Alison, Eryn and Fiona had a fantastically fun afternoon at Grange Primary School in Kettering on Friday, 22nd March joining James from Scootfit delivering sessions to a range of year groups. James had been going from the morning, so he was in full swing when we arrived at the end of his…

World Meningitis Day

wmd19

2 minute read:  Today is World Meningitis Day and although Brightkidz blogs are usually about promoting active travel, this week instead we are turning to our new apprentice Eryn to give you a blog with a more personal story. Over to you Eryn… The theme for World Meningitis Day 2019 is Life After Meningitis.  Meningitis…