Getting Started

School Active Travel Plan (f)

Cardiff Council has developed guidance for all schools on preparing and implementing an active travel plan. You can download the guidance here. If you would like further support or to talk to someone about developing an active travel plan for your school, please contact the Active Travel Plans team on 029 20872063.

Hands Up Travel to School Survey (f)

To help prioritise actions for travel, every school can complete an annual Hands Up Survey which will provide baseline data on pupil travel behaviour for your Active Travel Plan. Led by Cardiff Council, the annual survey to all Cardiff schools collates data on how pupils are travelling to school. This survey will be sent to all schools every October and should be completed by the end of the Autumn term

Family Walk to School Kit (f)

With step by step advice for stress free walks and safer streets, this toolkit helps to get families walking to school. Aimed at parents and carers, the guide offers ideas and advice to make the walk to school easier and more fun for everyone. Download Living Streets’ Family Walk to School Toolkit here

Free family guide to walking, cycling and scooting to school (f)

Sustrans offers a family guide to walking, cycling and scooting to school. To register for a pack visit

Active Travel to School Policy Template (f)

Sustrans Cymru provides a template policy for a school to complete to demonstrate their commitment to enabling and promoting active travel. To obtain a copy of the template, please email