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Cycling Update

The cycle training team is now fully booked for Bikeability courses until the end of the summer term 2016. If schools would like to express and interest in Bikeability courses or Beginner Biking courses for Early Years please e mail cycletraining@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Donít forget to register your school to take part in The Big Pedal virtual bike race by visiting:

The Big Pedal is the UKís largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school.

The 2016 challenge will run from 18 to 29 April and is open to individual classes as well as whole schools.

On each day of the challenge schools compete to see who can record the greatest number of pupils, staff and parents cycling or scooting to school. A schoolís best five days will determine their final position, but they can log journeys on all ten days if they wish.

For schools unable to take part in the main challenge we also have a one-day version, which can include cycling and scooting activities in the school day as well as on the journey to school.

To celebrate the finale of the challenge there is also the option to join our superhero fundraising day.

All schools will be entered into daily prize draws for rewards including bike and scooter stunt shows, equipment and storage if over 15% of your school cycle or scoot on each day of the challenge. Prize details will be announced on The Big Pedal website.

Bikeability Cycle Training

Bikeability cycle training is the cycle proficiency of the 21st Century. It is a scheme that gives pupils the skills and confidence they need to cycle in modern road conditions. It is available for all schools. Courses are a mixture of off and on road training and are normally run over a period of a week during the school day.

Further information can be obtained from the link below: