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Cycling for school staff - SHORT TASTERS/ GUIDED RIDES BETWEEN SCHOOLS
Fri 14 October 2016, 09:00 – 16:00 BST
Various sessions during the day, including as guided cycle rides for easy transport for those who need to be in different locations morning and afternoon.
This session is a chance to find out more about Bikeability for children, use Santander cycle hire and the new cycle superhighway, and discover quick and easy routes between schools and other useful destinations.
Our area now has some of the best cycling infrastructure in London to enjoy safe routes to explore the city by bike and get to/from/between schools. Many of our schools offer Bikeability for children as a route to independence, resilience and wellbeing; this is your chance to see what it's all about. This is a friendly, sociable, practical session to benefit staff participants and their school community.
The ride will be led by fully accredited National Standards cycle instructor Charlie Holland who has led cycle rides for adults and children all over London and delivered 'Bikeability' training for hundreds of KS2 pupils in our schools.
Meet time and place can be flexible to meet needs of participants, including to transport you between sessions. This cycle ride is for people who can already balance and steer a bicycle, but it doesn't matter if the last time you did was many years ago, or if you've never cycled in London.
Please wear comfortable clothes suitable for the weather. You can bring your own bike if you have one, or use a hire bike from a Santander docking station. Let us know if you have a disability which requires a different type of cycle; we can help organise this.