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Resources to help you promote and run the Big Pedal event at your school. More resources coming soon.

Sustrans Big Pedal Information Flyer

Sustrans Big Pedal Information Flyer

Key information about Sustrans Big Pedal 2021.

Flexible Sustrans Big Pedal Info Sheet

Flexible Sustrans Big Pedal Info Sheet

Key information about how Sustrans Big Pedal works for remote learners and what counts as a journey in 2021.

What counts in the challenge?

What counts in the challenge?

View this pdf for an overview of what activity counts in Big Pedal challenge this year.

Top Tips

Top Tips

Top tips to help make your Sustrans Big Pedal a success.

4-week guide

4-week guide

A step-by-step guide to help you get ready for Sustrans Big Pedal

Big Pedal 2019 Video

Big Pedal 2019 Video

Video showing Sustrans Big Pedal 2019 results in under 60 seconds.

Big Pedal 2021 Video

Big Pedal 2021 Video

Paralympic champion and Big Pedal Ambassador Dame Sarah Storey explains why she’s so exicted about Sustrans Big Pedal 2021.

Big Pedal 2021 Intro Video

Big Pedal 2021 Intro Video

Discover how you can join in with Sustrans Big Pedal 2021 with this introduction video from Schools Officer, Patrick Alexander.

How to register video

How to register video

Schools Officer Alasdair Jones guides you through the registration process.

How to log journeys video

How to log journeys video

Schools Officer Ryan Evans explains how to log journeys and introduces the Big Pedal leaderboards.

Big Pedal For Everyone

Big Pedal For Everyone

Use this inclusivity guide to help all pupils get involved in your Big Pedal.

Active Travel during Covid Guide

Active Travel during Covid Guide

Read this guide to learn how to be safe, be smart and be kind when walking, wheeling and cycling during Covid.

Fundraising guide

Fundraising guide

Information about the Non-uniform day on 30 April (or on the last day you take part).

Tell parents

Parent letter

Parent letter

Use this letter to promote Sustrans Big Pedal to parents/carers/guardians. Please edit the information to make it relevant for your school. This is a Microsoft word document.

Poster

Poster

Use this poster to publicise Sustrans Big Pedal 2021 at your school.

Sustrans Family Guide Leaflet

Sustrans Family Guide Leaflet

Sustrans Family Guide gives parents tips for a hassle-free. Fun and active school run. Download and share this leaflet with parents to help them get involved in your Big Pedal.

Text Message- week before

Use this text to help parents get ready for Big Pedal.

We’ll be taking part in Sustrans Big Pedal from 19-30 April. Here’s a free family guide to help you get ready for the UK’s largest inter-school walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting challenge. It has everything you need for an easy, fun and active journey to school: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/sign-up-to-receive-your-free-family-guide/

Text Message- first day

Use this text to remind parents that Sustrans Big Pedal has started.

Today is the first day of the Sustrans Big Pedal challenge. Help our school win amazing prizes by walking, wheeling, cycling or scooting to school from 19-30 of April! Find out more about Big Pedal and how you can win prizes for your family here: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/our-blog/projects/uk-wide/schools/sustrans-big-pedal/

Daily School resources

Record sheet

Record sheet

Use this sheet to record your school’s active journeys and physical activities on each day of the event.

Primary School lesson plans

Primary School lesson plans

Daily lesson plans and videos will help your pupils learn about the benefits of active travel, see their local area from a new perspective, and discover amazing journeys to school from around the world.

Secondary School lesson plans

Secondary School lesson plans

Daily lesson plans and videos will help your pupils learn about the benefits of active travel, see their local area from a new perspective, and discover amazing journeys to school from around the world.

Physical activity ideas

Physical activity ideas

Daily activities to keep your pupils active during Sustrans Big Pedal and beyond. Includes ideas for making Big Pedal active journeys even more engaging. Plus physical activities that can be completed at home or school.

For Pupils taking part in the 1-day challenge, children with barriers to participation and remote learners, these physical activities count towards your school’s total in the Big Pedal challenge. Remember to log these physical activities as “Children’s physical activities”.

Children’s active journeys get logged as “Child journeys” based on the mode of transport used.

Spread the Word

Use the posts and images below on your social media channels to let staff and parents know you are taking part in this year’s challenge. Remember to use the hashtag #BigPedal.

You can follow the Sustrans UK-wide social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

We’re taking part

We’re taking part

We’re taking part in #BigPedal 19-30 April 2021, the UK’s largest inter-school active travel competition. The theme is amazing journeys. Children will be able to take part whether they are travelling to school or learning remotely- bigpedal.org.uk

Get ready!

Get ready!

We’re taking part in @Sustrans #BigPedal – the UK’s biggest #cycling, #walking #scooting and #wheeling to school competition. Encourage your children to take active journeys or do physical activity on as many days as possible from 19- 30 April.

Social media banners

Social media banners

Post about Big Pedal on your website and social media channels.

Spread the news

School Press template

School Press template

Use this press release to promote your schools activities during Sustrans Big Pedal to local press. Please edit the information to make it relevant to your school. This is a Microsoft Word document.

Certificates

Sustrans Big Pedal School Certificate

Sustrans Big Pedal School Certificate

Download, edit and print our school participation certificate.

Sustrans Big Pedal Pupil Certificate

Sustrans Big Pedal Pupil Certificate

Download, edit and print our pupil participation certificate.