Are you joining Clean Air Day 2022 - Thursday 16 June?

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The UK’s largest clean air campaign, Clean Air Day, will take place on Thursday 16 June 2022. If your school has any events planned or will be posting social media we would love to hear.

Clean Air is important to us in Bradford particularly as 1 in every 5 children has a breathing problem. Parts of our city are not accessible to many of our residents without causing breathing difficulties, or risk of worsening chronic health conditions. Meanwhile, there are 370 respiratory emergency attendances per week at our district's hospitals.

The organisers of Clean Air Day have launched new research which finds 27% of UK schools (nursery, primary, secondary, sixth form) are in areas above World Health Organization (WHO) air pollution limits.

This equates to an estimate of over 3.4 million* UK (England, Scotland & Wales) children learning in an unhealthy environment.

There are lots resources available for schools to use to promote and get involved with Clean Air Day including material for KS1 and KS2 as well as posters, bunting and worksheets.

Download the resources here - https://www.actionforcleanair.org.uk/campaigns/clean-air-day/campaign-resources/school-resources

If your school has any events planned or will be posting social media let us know so we can share from Bradford Council accounts.

Your contact at Bradford Council for Clean Air Day is Melanie Day (email: Melanie.Day@Bradford.Gov.UK)

 


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Published: 11/05/2022
Audience: all
Contact: Melanie Day

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