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Safe Travel to School

At Cannon Lane School we are committed to doing all we can to promote safe travel to and from school. We are also keen to explore healthy alternatives to driving including walking, cycling and scooting to school.



Harrow Council Parking Letter

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Harrow Health Walks are FREE and provide local residents with an opportunity to walk regularly in a relaxed and friendly environment and to enjoy some beautiful green spaces. Find out more…

All parents and visitors are asked to take care when driving to school and to try and park away from the school entrance in the interest of children’s safety. We also have to consider the local residents and therefore also ask drivers to avoid parking in a way that might restrict access to driveways. It is also important that drivers do not stop on the yellow zig-zag lines that are painted outside the school entrance between the restricted times (8.30pm-9.30am and 3.00pm-4.30pm, Monday to Friday). The lines are there to protect the children so the restriction MUST be observed.

As part of our commitment to safe travel, the Local Authority have produced a map (see below) that identifies ‘walking zones’ and ‘bikeability zones’ around the school. The maps are available as a high resolution PDF file that can be printed and stuck on your wall at home:

Download a hi-res PDF file of ‘CLPS Safe Walking Zones May 2016’

We would strongly encourage you to park outside the ‘five minute walk zone’ in order to reduce congestion around the school in the mornings and at home time. The additional distance also serves to promote health and well-being. And why not challenge yourself further by parking outside the ‘ten minute walk zone’ as often as you can?

Please allow plenty of time to travel to school in order to avoid rushing.

These initiatives are in place to keep our children safe!

Thank you.




Harrow Health Walks

Harrow Health Walks are FREE and provide local residents with an opportunity to walk regularly in a relaxed and friendly environment and to enjoy some beautiful green spaces. The walks are led by qualified leaders, who encourage you to walk at your own pace. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age and fitness level. The brochure pages displayed below give more information – click on the images to download the hi-res PDF version…