Tawhid Boys School win Transport for London award
Tawhid Boys School in Hackney, London were awarded best ‘STARS’ Secondary school in East London on 10 November. The achievements of the highest performing school in reducing car use, increasing walking and cycling and using public transport more responsibly were celebrated at an annual event at City Hall which was attended by headteacher Usman Mapara and students Muhammad (year 7) Muhammad (year 8) and Omar (year 9).
STARS – which stands for Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe – is an accreditation scheme set up by Transport for London for schools, nurseries and colleges to inspire young Londoners to travel sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely. In doing this, STARS empowers pupils and improves the safety and wellbeing of the whole community. It also encourages active travel behaviour and improves the environment around the school.