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Sustrans has teamed up with the Bikeability Trust to invite schools across the UK to take part in this year’s Bike to School Week. The event runs from 28 September to 2 October 2020 and celebrates the amazing benefits that an active school run can bring.
Evidence suggests that the change to daily travel habits during the Covid-19 lockdown resulted in more people cycling than before. However, the latest figures show that only 2% of primary school children in England currently travel to school by cycle (Walking and Cycling Statistics, England, 2019).
To support schools throughout Bike to School Week, there is a range of resources available for teachers. These include:
These activities aim to inspire pupils to think about their journeys to school, understand the benefits of active travel, and consider the causes and effects of air pollution, as they return to school life.
Posted on 28th August 2020