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How to increase active travel to school

cover of Increasing Active Travel to School six-week guide, showing pupils walking and cycling

We work in partnership with schools across the UK to deliver effective and engaging programmes to increase active travel to school.

Through our school's officer model we are able to implement programmes that work for the entire school community - teachers, pupils and parents - embedding a culture of active travel.

These programmes can be supported and supplemented with our wide range of school resources that have been developed in partnership with teachers and schools.

Case studies

For more information about our successful projects and the impact of our work take a look at these case studies:

How can we help you?

To find out more about how we can help your school build a culture of active travel and make the most of your School Sports Premium, please do get it touch with us.

Why not try our free teacher resources?

Download our step-by-step guide to increase walking, cycling and scooting on the school journey. Designed for teachers, parents and governors, the guide contains a suggested programme and top tips for events, activities and lessons to inspire more journeys by foot, bike or scooter.

Download the guide

The programme is designed to be delivered over six weeks (though you can take longer if you wish) culminating in a celebratory week of action – a perfect build up to the Big Shift challenge, a Bike to School Week, or even our annual Big Pedal event.

Read how one school successfully used the guide to reduce car use in just six weeks.

Additional resources

Contact us for more information or call your local Sustrans office to speak to a member of the team.