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Cycle training for schools

Cycle training for children is delivered via Buckinghamshire schools.

Schools need to bid for funding the term their training course is due to take place – e.g. apply for funding in the Summer term for a training course being held in the Autumn term.

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  • All training is subsidised – however an administration fee needs to be paid as listed below
  • Schools must use an approved Provider from the Bucks County Council Approved List  
  • Training can be booked on-line, link will be available the week commencing 21st June.  The booking window will close at 2 p.m. on the 11th June 2018
  • Schools will be notified if their application has been successful within 15 working days after the closing date
  • With the exception of extreme circumstances allocated funding for a term cannot be carried over to the following term
  • Applications received for the 2018 Autumn term will only be processed

 

SUMMARY OF TRAINING

Training type

Summary of training focus

 

Administration Fee

Bikeability

Level 1

  • For children in Year 3 and Year 4 in groups up to 16. 
  • For children who are able to ride a bicycle (without stabilisers). 
  • Teaches basic bike control skills in a traffic free environment, building their confidence ahead of the on-road training.

 

 £5

Bikeability

Level 2

  • For children in Year 5 and Year 6. 
  • Teaches children how to deal with traffic on short journeys. 
  • Off road and on road training included in the course.

 

£10

Bikeability

Level 3

  • For children who are in Year 7 and above.
  • This is not for all children, only for those that are competent out of Level 2 training.
  • Advanced on road cycling, busier streets, queuing traffic and complex junctions.

 

£10

Bikeability

Balance

  • For children in Reception and Y1.
  • A series of school based sessions that aim to prepare children with the skills that they will need in order to take part in Bikeability Level 1.
  • Using games and balance bikes to develop their bike handling and awareness skills.
  • Some children may be able to progress to pedal cycling at the end of the course.

 

 

£5

Learn to Ride

  • Children, school staff and families who are unable to cycle – in particular children who, for whatever reason, are struggling to master the skill or adults who have never learnt to cycle.

 

 £5

Bikeability

Transition

  • Provides students moving from primary to secondary school with route planning skills and opportunity to then cycle the planed route to their new school.
  • This module should be delivered shortly before students are about to make the transition from primary to senior school.
  • Cycling their planned routes with an instructor.

 

 

£5

 

 

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