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ResourceDescriptionContact Details
Bikeability Cycle Training Level 1 – basic cycling skills in the playground

Level 2 – basic on-road skills to enable children to make local cycle journeys.

Level 3 – advanced road-riding techniques to enable riders to cope in all road conditions.

Training is normally organised through the school. Family training is also available.
For more information and to book please email the B&NES Bikeability Team:
Dr BikeDuring a Dr Bike session, a professional mechanic will look at your bike. They will assess whether the bike is safe to ride on the road, fix minor issues, or give guidance if it has major issues that need looking at in a bike shop.To book please contact the B&NES School Travel Plan Officer:
HomeRun App A digital platform that gives school communities more opportunity to make a difference and improve their school journeys.

More information is available on the HomeRun website:
Please contact the B&NES School Travel Plan Officer:
Modeshift STARSThe national accreditation scheme for schools that demonstrate excellence in supporting walking, cycling and other forms of sustainable travel.

Schools have access to a free online School Travel Plan via the Modeshift STARS website

By developing an online School Travel Plan schools can apply for accreditation. There are 3 levels – bronze, silver, gold.
For more information please contact the School Travel Plan Officer:
The Hub (online resources)Online portal managed by B&NES where you can access Modeshift STARS resources to promote sustainable travelGo to ‘Modeshift STARS Resources for Schools’ page on the Hub.
B&NES Schools Climate Network A Forum where schools in B&NES can share best practice, access and share relevant resources, and celebrate and support each other on the transition to zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Contact the Network using their online form.
Staff TrainingTraining to teach cycling to 3-6 year olds is available from Balanceability. More information is available on the Balanceability website.

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