Specialist Cycle Skills

WHO:
The Royal Borough of Kingston and Richmond jointly run specialist 1:1 Cycle skills activities in local schools under the Aiming High programme in association with Achieving for Children (AfC).

WHAT:
The training is offered in small group ratios to disabled children and young people who are unable to learn how to ride a bike in a large group and cannot therefore benefit from the standard Bikeability Level 1&2 courses. These sessions are usually planned during school time as this allows a Learning Support Assistant to attend. 

RESTRICTIONS:
Funding eligibility criteria for children accessing the short service is as follows:

  • Children need to fulfil the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) definition of SEN      
  • Children must attend a school in Kingston or Richmond 
  • Children must be aged between 9-12 years
     

Training is available on a first come first served basis and subject to availability.

BOOKING/CONTACT DETAILS:

For enquiries, bookings, and more information visit here.

Or contact Eric Chasseray eric.chasseray@kingston.gov.uk 
Tel : 020 8547 5826

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Become a cycling instructor

If you love cycling, you might consider becoming a cycling instructor. Whether you would like to make it a full-time job or you just want to pass on some skills at your local school or youth club, undertaking the National Standard Instructor training is the first step.

Kingston is the only London borough recognised as an instructor training organisation (ITO). Since 2007, we have trained more than 300 instructors for local authorities and independent providers.

You can read more about our training here, and learn more about being a Bikeability Instructor here

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