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Cycling Friendly Parks

Summer 2015 at Armley Park and East End Park Cycle Friendly Parks offer a safe space for children to learn to cycle and for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy traffic-free cycling
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Big Pedal 2015

With a huge summer of cycling ahead, hundreds of Leeds school pupils are getting on two wheels for the school run as part of the Big Pedal 2015. After the inspirational scenes of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart from Yorkshire and the Tour de Yorkshire to...
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Child Measurement Programme

Each year the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) measures the height and weight of state school children in Reception and Year 6 to calculate their BMI. This latest report which comprises of over one million valid measurements presents the key findings ...
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Healthy hearts in the classroom

A free workshop to introduce a range of free British Heart Foundation resources, programmes and initiatives which can be used to engage primary-aged children in the issue of heart health.
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Healthy patterns for healthy families

A report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a fit and healthy childhood has outlined recommendations to combat childhood obesity. The All Parliamentary Group develops practical policies to reduce the scale of childhood obesity and promote health and fitness...
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Cycling for schools — British Cycling Coach Education course

Cycling for schools is a British Cycling entry-level coach education course for the wider school workforce. It will take place on Friday 23 May, 9am to 4pm, at Roundhay School Primary Campus, Elmete Lane, Leeds, LS8 2LG. The course will allow teachers and adu...
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Tour de France Activities for Schools

Children and young people across Leeds are being encouraged to get into the Tour de France spirit with a series of cycling themed events and challenges throughout the spring and summer term.
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The Big Pedal

The Big Pedal is a giant inter-school cycling and scooting competition that encourages children, teachers and parents to choose two wheels for their school journeys. This year’s competition will span 10 school days, from 3 to 14 March.
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New outdoor activity training for Leeds Schools

The EVOLVE website now has details about relevant training that help support Leeds schools to get kids out of the classroom and encouraging them to be active, safely.
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Forthcoming outdoor activity training for Leeds Schools

2014 outdoor activity training
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