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ResourceDescriptionContact details
SustransNational charity enabling people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys. Website contains incentives, competitions, curriculum resources, fact sheets and info sheets.Click here to visit website
Modeshift STARSNational schools award scheme recognising schools that support cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable transport.Click here to visit website
Sustrans School MarkNational Schools award scheme recognising and supporting schools’ excellence in active and sustainable travel.Click here to visit website
Bristol Healthy SchoolsProgramme for Bristol schools wanting to improve the health and wellbeing of their pupils, staff and local community.

Schools achieving both best practice ‘Standards’ and behaviour change ‘Outcomes’ can gain the prestigious Mayor's Award for Excellence as a Health Improving School.
Click here to visit website
BikeabilityLevel 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.
Click here to book online

Click here for more information

Bristol City Council contact:
Emma Downey
0117 9224123
Playing OutProvides a range of advice and support for residents to help children play out more. Click here to visit website
Living StreetsNational charity working to create safe, attractive, enjoyable streets where it’s great to walk.

Range of resources available to support schools such as toolkits for setting up a Park and Stride, Walking Buses, Walk Together Scheme, online travel tracker tool and walking challenges.
Click here to visit website
Bristol City
Council Road
Lesson plan ideas.
Free practical road safety resources.
Free Theatre in Education.
Click here to visit website
Scotty’s: Local company providing
bespoke scooter and bike storage.

Lockit-Safe: National company providing bike shelters.

Scooterpods: National company providing bike and scooter pods.
Click here to visit Scotty's website
0117 977 8865

Click here to visit Lockit-safe website

Click here to visit Scooterpods website
Dr Bike:
Local bike
Book a mechanic for the day to check
pupils’ bikes are safe to ride. Try:
Bristol Bike Project
Lifecycle UK
Taylored Cycles

Local bike shops can provide bike repairs, see Better by Bike website for a list of local shops.
Click here to visit the Bristol Bike Project website

Click here to visit the Lifecycle UK website

Click here to visit the Taylored Cycles website

Click here to visit the Better By Bike website
APE projectGreat range of fun workshops plus a Children’s Bike Exchange scheme where families can swap their old bike for a refurbished one, purchase a refurbished bike or donate their old bike. Click here to visit website
07903 798333
Wheels for AllProvides a range of bikes for those with balance issues or disabilities preventing them riding regular bikesClick here for more information
Active and Sustainable Travel InformationTravelwest provides information for travelling in the south west including links to journey planners for walking, cycling, bus and rail.

Better by Bike provides information on local and regional maps, news, events and cycling inspiration in the southwest.
Click here to visit the travelwest website

Click here to visit the Better By Bike website
Stunt showsMatti Hemmings: Professional BMXer and a Guinness World Record Holder.

MAD Team: Professional Mountain Bike Stunt/Trials Display Team.

Andrei Burton: shows can include Trials Riders, BMX Flatland Riders, Extreme Unicyclists, Free Runners, Free-riders.

Inspire shows: world class team of professional stunt cyclists performing a unique display of tricks
Click here to visit the Matti Hemmings website

Click here to visit the MAD website

Click here to visit the Andrei Burton website

Click here to visit the Inspire Shows website
Theatre groupsCoResist have written and performed interactive shows to primary pupils based on the Active Travel theme.Click here to visit website
Staff training opportunitiesBikeability instructor training: Lifecycle, Bristol offer training to become a Bikeability Instructor
Bike maintenance

Staff may be interested in learning about or extending their maintenance skills:
·    LifecycleUK offer beginner, intermediate and individual tuition.
·    British Cycling offer various coaching courses, including Cycling for Schools which provides training to deliver cycling and coaching skills to pupils in your playground.
Click here for Lifecycle Instructor training

Click here for Lifecycle training

Click here to visit the British Cycling website
The Better By Bike website has a
maintenance and tools checklist
Click here to visit website

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