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Active Journeys to school

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

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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.

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

Sustrans Superheroes is our Primary school award scheme, aimed at 7-11 year-olds.

For teachers

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We have classroom resource packs to meet curriculum outcomes at Key stage 2, Key stage 3 and Key stage 4 through the topic of active and sustainable travel.

We have free, practical advice, information and resources to support young people in Wales to cycle, walk and scoot to school, and build a culture of active travel.

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The Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scootering challenge. It inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school.

Challenge events

The Big Shift challenge sets schools individual targets, based on how pupils currently travel - helping them make a Small Step, Big Stride or Giant Leap in how pupils make the school journey.

Bike to School Week is an opportunity to celebrate all the fantastic things schools have achieved throughout the UK to encourage cycling. In 2017, Bike to School Week will run between the 5th and 9th of June.