Issue 2 Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019 Well done to all the schools who took part in the Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019. The cycle baton relay aimed at primary, secondary and SEND schools across Yorkshire was originally created by Leeds City Council to encourage our children and young people to cycle to school whilst improving their … Continue reading Influencing Travel Behaviour – Autumn 19 Newsletter for Schools
Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, child minder or driver, it’s important that you take extra care on the roads this September and encourage your children to do the same. It’s a well-known fact that the start and end of the school day brings an increase in traffic and congestion around schools. The ‘school run’ is … Continue reading September means one thing – School’s Back!
Issue 1 - Spring 2019 The Influencing Travel Behaviour Team (ITB) provides road safety education and training to pupils, promotes sustainable travel and also helps schools to develop and implement their travel plans. Whats have we been up to in Leeds? Bike Friendly School Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is the first secondary school in West Yorkshire … Continue reading Influencing Travel Behaviour Summer 19 Newsletter for Schools
Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay Leeds pupils have taken part in the Schools Yorkshire 200 mile cycle relay this week. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting the baton from school to school, starting at Guiseley Primary School in the north of the city and finishing at … Continue reading Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019
For many children, starting secondary school is the time when they experience travelling independently for the first time. You and your child should know when they have the skills and are ready to travel independently and safely, and it is a good idea to start to think about your child’s new journey with them well … Continue reading Moving on to secondary School: A road safety guide for parents
Original road safety films highlight ‘inattentional blindness’ What do cymbals, wands, sausages and cartwheels have in common? They all feature in brilliant educational films and podcasts made by Y7 and Y8 students and launched today to help promote road safety. Four groups of young people took part in the project, supported by the Police and … Continue reading You look… but do you see?
In Leeds, more and more of us are using cycling as a quick, affordable, and environmentally friendly way to get around. Cycling is not only beneficial to communities and the environment, but also to the health and well-being of the person cycling. A great deal of work is being undertaken in Leeds to increase levels … Continue reading Cycling with Consideration – Are you ready to cycle?
The first Schools’ Yorkshire Tour took place in June 2017, it was designed by the Leeds City Council’s Influencing Travel Behaviour Team to promote safe and sustainable travel to and from school. The schools’ Yorkshire Tour Following on from the Legacy of the Tour De France, when Leeds hosted Le Grand Depart in 2014, came … Continue reading The Schools Yorkshire Tour (2018)