CHILDREN from Headington's Windmill Primary School campaigned for drivers for pollution reductions as part of national Clean Air Day earlier today.

Pupils were in Oxford's Bonn Square with banners, handing out leaflets to drivers to urge them to turn off idling engines.


The youngsters are also learning more about air pollution and the climate crisis at school.

Head teacher Lynne Knapp said: " I think it is essential that we are educating children.

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"These issues aren't going to go away without us all making some significant changes to our lifestyles and our children can be leaders of this."


Later in the day, a separate, visual demonstration in the same place saw a car filled with smoke to highlight pollution inside vehicles.