Today is National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesdays/Weekdays). 102 children in Divine Word National School cycled to school today. The bike racks were packed. A special well done to Mr O'Connell's Fifth Class. 22 students cycled today. In our Third classes, Mr Lynch's class had 16 cyclists and Ms Dempsey's class had 14.
There are multiple environmental and health benefits to cycling to school, but most importantly cycling is one of the most efficient and rewarding ways to get to school. Cycling, as a mode of travel, is on the increase with more people choosing to cycle for shorter journeys.