Useful Links

Pedal Power
A charity based in Cardiff that encourages and enables children and adults of all ages and abilities to experience the benefits of cycling.  The Charity strives to remove the barriers to cycling that many people face and work to a key set of values.  The charity has a whole range of specially adapted trikes and bikes designed for children and adults with impairments and offers training including Learn to Ride and Bikeability. 

Road Safety Wales 
Road Safety Wales provides posters, leaflets and stickers promoting safe use of roads in Wales.

Play Wales
Playing Out is a movement led by parents and residents who work to promote street play across the UK.  Play Wales has worked with Playing Out to put together materials to support you to organise play sessions on your street.  If you want to start ‘playing out’ sessions on the street outside your school street, visit the website for a manual, which has information about what you need to do and who to involve, can help.

Cycle Training Wales
An organisation providing courses in bike maintenance and ride skills. 
They also run weekly bike sales.

Eco-Schools
School programme designed to empower children to drive change and improve their environmental awareness through the simple Seven-Step framework in order to achieve the international Eco-Schools Green Flag award.  Eco-Schools develops pupils’ skills, raises environmental awareness, improves the school environment and creates financial savings for schools as well as a whole host of other benefits.  transport of one of ten topics covered by Eco Schools. 

Brake
A charity championing road safety and the safer use of streets.  The website has a section dedicated to schools and communities with resources for pre-school, primary and secondary schools. 

Healthy Schools

Cardiff Council’s Healthy Schools team work with schools to identify relevant actions to maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of pupils and the whole school community. They will work with you to write an action plan and access resources.  Topics include safety and environment.  Writing an active travel plan can be part of you action plan and help you work towards a Healthy Schools Award