BikeReady cycle skills training courses are free. They are run by professional instructors from local training providers.
The first step is to find out whether or not there is a local provider in your area.
Teachers will find useful information in the FAQs about the details of working with local providers.
Here's an overview of the process taken by schools involved in BikeReady.
1. Find a local provider
Check if there is a local provider in your area.Find a training provider
2. Register your interest
Contact your local training provider by email or phone to register your interest. They will guide you through the next steps.Find a training provider
Decide which students will take part in which skills training grade and when. Planning can include how each student cohort makes progress over multiple years through higher levels of training and ongoing classroom learning.
4. Arrange timing
The training provider talks with you to settle on dates for training sessions for your students. This takes into account instructor availability and your school's calendar and curriculum planning.
5. Talk to families
Send letter to families to get consent if required and check bike availability and any special needs. Ask your local instructors for a letter template.
6. Classroom kick-off
Classroom activities to determine prior knowledge and introduce bike riding concepts.Get curriculum resources
7. Skills training sessions
Students take part in the cycle skills training by instructors in and around your school grounds.
8. Classroom extension
Students demonstrate their learning in new ways or inquire into local bike riding challenges and opportunities.