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WHAT IS BIKEABILITY? Bikeability is the national cycle training programme supported and funded by the Department for Transport. The course builds the skills and confidence of children who can already ride. Bikeability can not only make children better cyclists - potentially for the rest of their lives - but can help with general confidence and independent thinking. All of our Bikeability training is delivered by qualified, professional, DBS checked National Standard Instructors. Visit for more information



The Bikeability Level 1 course helps children get more skilled and confident in riding their bikes in the playground and get them ready for cycling on the road. Riders must be able to ride a bike - pedal and freewheel- to participate in this level.



The Bikeability Level 2 course aims to improve riders’ skills and confidence for cycling on smaller roads and simple junctions without too much traffic. It prepares riders for cycling on larger and busier roads and more complicated junctions. All the riders will have to show the instructors they can do everything at Bikeability Level 1 before they can go on the roads.


Your child will need a bicycle in a roadworthy condition in order to participate in the course, and it would be helpful if you would check the bicycle, or take it to a cycle shop to be checked, to ensure it is safe to use.  The bicycle will be checked at the start of the course by the instructor and if he/she considers the bicycle is not roadworthy your child will be unable to commence the course.  In these circumstances you would be expected to collect the bicycle from your child's school.







Year 5/6 Bikeability 2023