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PUPILS had a safe and healthy journey to school, thanks to a new walking bus.

St Pius X RC Primary School in Middlesbrough chose the start of national Walk to School Week to launch its walking bus.

Despite the rain, about a dozen youngsters joined the procession to class, with the help of parent volunteers to lead the way.

Headteacher Catherine Percival said: "We have been working closely with the council to get this project off the ground.

"Our children come from quite a large catchment area and this is a way of getting them to school in a way that is both safe and healthy."

It was the 14th walking bus to be set up across Middlesbrough.

Led by parent volunteers, the group arrived at designated bus stops at certain times each morning to collect children, who then walked to school together.

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Front from left, Leonie O'Hare and Brogan Gallagher walk to school with fellow pupils

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:May 25, 2016
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