Secondary School Lesson Plans
Day 1 Amazing Active Travel
Introduce active travel and explain its benefits in this creative writing activity.
Day 2 Amazing Active Journeys For Everyone
Introduce different types of cycles and cycle users with Cycling For Everyone creative activity.
Day 3 Amazing Air
Use Department of Transport data to investigate national and regional road traffic trends. Calculate school journey carbon dioxide emissions for various modes of transport.
Day 4 Your Amazing Imagination (Earth Day)
Encourage students to take ownership of their futures and imagine a world they would be proud to live in. Lesson features video by author Rob Hopkins, the founder of the Transition movemement who takes a walk through 2030.
Day 5 Amazingly Mindful Travel
This mindfullness exercise encourages pupils to use their senses to be more aware of and appreciate their surroundings.
Day 6 Amazingly Creative.
Use today’s session to generate ideas for your school’s submission into the UK-wide re-naming competition.
Day 7 Amazing Global Journeys
Help develop empathy and global awareness by thinking about school journeys made by children around the world. Encourage imagination, creativity and develop drawing and/or video making skills by asking students to create an imaginary journey inspired by what they’ve learnt.
Day 8 Your Amazing journey
Encourage students to think about their usual journey to school and how they experience it with this drawing activity.
Day 9 Amazing Interventions
Use Street Trumps in this role play activity to introduce students to the interventions that can encourage active travel. Raise awareness of the challenges that must be overcome in order to achieve change by working through the scenarios provided.
Day 10 Amazing Possibilities
Reflect on what you have learned and enjoyed most and celebrate your Big Pedal achievements. Revisit students’ re-naming competition entries.