There are a myriad of sources on air quality and the impacts on children’s health out there, but not all are easily accessible or tailored to UK schools specifically. We have worked with academics and schools to ensure our resources are based on the latest evidence, and are as accessible and pragmatic as possible for busy teachers to use.
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For teaching resources, assembly packs, social media resources and much more, take a look at the Clean Air Day website.
For easy to understand information on the sources and health impacts of air pollution as well as air pollution forecasts, check out the Clean Air Hub.
Check out the Breathe London air quality monitoring project to monitor levels of air pollution in your local area through a new network of sensors at key locations launched by the Mayor.
We have created a comparative resource on air cleaning devices for schools.
Here is a study from the Greater London Authority on Air filtration's Impact in Nurseries in London.
This report on using Green Infrastructure to Protect People from Air Pollution offers detailed guidance which is applicable to schools.
Here is a list of funding opportunities to help support your school in taking action on air pollution. This document will be regularly updated and do get in touch if you need any further guidance or support in making a funding application.
It is important to consider the indoor air quality and the Clean Air Hub has information on steps you can take to minimise air pollution indoors. The INDAIRPOLLNET of scientists have produced a 'Guide for ventilation towards healthy classrooms' which is a useful resource for information and solutions.
Idling Action London have lots of resources to help you cut down avoidable air pollution produced by vehicle engine idling outside your school. They have lesson plans and event toolkits and can deliver targeted school workshops.