Active Journeys to school

We work with many schools throughout Wales, enabling more children to travel to school by bike, scooter or on foot.

Students being taught an M check by a schools officer

Our Active Journeys programme is an exciting initiative for schools who wish to see more of their pupils choosing an active and healthy journey to school.

 

colourful scooter parking

Staff, pupils, teachers and parents all contribute to increasing active travel at schools, whether that's walking, cycling or scooting.
 

School pupils taking part in a bike maintenance session

Our practical guides provide a mix of practical advice and best practice to enable both teachers, active travel champions and professionals to confidently promote active travel at schools.

Living Streets Toolkit Graphic

A School Route Review is a great way to understand what needs to be done to get more families walking to school.  Living Streets have produced a step-by-step guide to running one of your own School Route Review.
Click here to access a step-by-step guide to running one of your own School Route Review.
 

Pupils cycling across Pont y Werin in Cardiff

Increase walking, cycling and scooting at your schools with Sustrans' Big Shift; a free-to-access online challenge used to motivate schools to travel actively.
 

Boy in school uniform on his bike

Bike to School Week is an opportunity to celebrate all the fantastic activities schools are doing throught Wales and the UK to encourage cycling. This year's Bike to School Week [2017] is running from the 5th - 9th of June.
 

Access our range of classroom resource packs which meet curriculum outcomes for KS2, KS3 and KS4 through the topic of active and sustainable travel.

Girls walking with their bikes through a park

Advice and information to support schools and young people in Wales to cycle, walk and scoot to school, and build a culture of active travel.

Pupils on cycle training sessions

Is your school looking for ways to improve pupils' health and wellbeing, and reduce congestion and pollution? Our Active Journeys programme is now accespting applications! The deadline is 9am on 22 May 2017.