Road Safety

Bikeability Scotland

Latest COVID-19 Delivery Update

Bikeability Scotland can now be delivered by either a trained member of staff or parental volunteer in Highland schools, delivery must be in strict accordance with the delivery documents shared directly with schools. Copies of these documents can be requested from the Bikeability Scotland Coordinator or downloaded from our website (Updated in line with current guidance).

Bikeability Scotland Coordinator - Highland

Bikeability Scotland cycle training is available for all school children, but typically delivered in Primary 5-7 in the Highland Council area.

The training teaches children to cycle safely on the roads, learning how to deal with traffic and other hazards. Above all, Bikeability Scotland is designed to be fun and get children excited about cycling.

Bikeability Scotland Instructor (formerly known as CTA/Cycle Training Assistant)

The following courses are available for school staff and volunteers to book on the Cycling Scotland website. Contact the Bikeability Coordinator or your local school for the password required for booking:

  • Courses will appear here when available

Dr Bike Sessions - 2021/22

Free Dr Bike sessions are available to a limited number of schools who are new or returning to delivery of Level 2 On Road Bikeability. The Bikeability Coordinator can help set up a session with a local bike shop or mechanic to ensure bikes taking part in Bikeability sessions are road worthy. (I Bike or Go By Cycle schools should arrange Dr Bike sessions through their school contact.)

Bike Fleet

The Bikeability Coordinator is pleased to announce that funding from Cycling Scotland was secured in 2020/21 to purchase 16 bikes for use across the Highlands for Bikeability training, 8 of these bikes are availble for use now, with the remaining 8 being available in the future. The bikes are available in two sizes, if you would like to borrow a bike for Bikeability sessions at your school please get in touch with the Bikeability Coordinator.

Data Return Survey & Resource Order

2020-21 - Thank you to all schools who completed the end of year 2020-21 data return, the information is helpful in planning the following years programme.

Resources for August to December 2021 can now be ordered, these are newly updated resources that should be used from August 2021 onwards. All old resources should be recycled, apart from badges which will remain the same. Click here to order resources.

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