Jones Memorial Primary School is a Gold Sustrans Award School and continues to takepart in the Active School Travel Programme, Sustrans, which is funded by the Department of Infrastructure and the Public Health Agency.  The aim of the programme is to increase the number of children who regularly walk, cycle or scoot to school.  Benefits of more active travel include:

  • increased physical activity levels resulting in improved health and well-being

  • reduced congestion and pollution around schools 

  • improved academic performance and attendance rates

  • increased road safety awareness

  • increased confidence, self-esteem and independence for young people