Make the change

The school run

The school journey is a perfect opportunity for children to learn about their local area, develop wider social networks and gain independence.

children cycling and smiling

Teach them about road safety, and there’s no reason why children can’t enjoy the freedom of cycling on their own.

kids on bikes

Children love cycling - it's fast and fun, and gives them freedom and independence to get around. Here are some tips by our experts to get cycling with your family.

kids walking to school

Walking to school is free, can be spontaneous and it's a great way to spend quality time together. But if you don't walk to school already it might seem daunting to fit into the chaotic school run - check out our tips for making the change.

parent and child crossing the street

One of the most effective ways to prepare children for walking to school alone is to start young and practice, through real experience like walking to school. We have lots of advice on how to do this.