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Walk to School Week 2022

September 19, 2022 - September 23, 2022

National Walk to School Week takes place this year from September 19th – 23rd 2022. This week is all about celebrating walking as a positive mode for school journeys. We are asking schools to celebrate with us and try to make this the best most inclusive walk to school week yet! 

Walk on Wednesdays are days where everyone tries to walk or park and stride to school if they can. Please join us on National Walk to School Day (National WOW Day!) on Wednesday 21st September, if this day doesn’t suit, you can participate any day of Walk to School week.  

Capture your success!

We would ask that you keep a record of the number of students walking or park and striding on whatever day you have chosen and submit a record of the total number of students who participated that day. Choose which survey sheet works for you (both survey sheets in Irish and English): 

When you’ve gathered your results please submit them using our online submission form or email your results to travel@greenschoolsireland.org


Send us your WOW Day numbers!

Investigate & Create  

This year we are inviting primary schools to share their walking experience through our ‘Investigate & Create’ Challenge. This challenge invites students to investigate what they hear, see, feel on the way to school on Wednesday 21st September (or any day during Walk to School Week). 

Walking Resources  

Getting to school on foot is a different experience at every school. We have compiled a list of resources to support help actively engage everyone.   

Tell us all about it!

We would love to see your photos celebrating National Walk to School Week. Please tag @GreenSchoolIre on social media and use the hashtag #WalkToSchool22. 

Check out all of our resources for Walk to School Week here!


September 19, 2022
September 23, 2022
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