Children’s summer holiday Bikeability

This page has booking links for our courses running from 20th to 31st August.  If you want to book for May half term (29th May to 1st June) please visit this page.  Scroll to the bottom of this page for information about year 7 transition week courses in August.

Islington Council offers free Bikeability cycle training for children aged 5-12 years old in the school holidays at Rosemary Gardens (N1) and Wray Crescent (N4).

There are three courses available to suit your child’s age and ability.

Beginners – learning to ride (age 5 and up)

A short course (2 x 1hr sessions) for complete beginners who have never cycled before, or have only ridden a bike with stabilisers (training wheels).

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Wray Crescent

20 and 21 August

10.00 – 11.00

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Wray Crescent

20 and 21 August

11.00 – 12.00

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Rosemary Gardens

20 and 21 August

13.00 – 14.00

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Rosemary Gardens

20 and 21 August

14.00 – 15.00

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Rosemary Gardens

22 and 23 August

10.00 – 11.00

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Rosemary Gardens

22 and 23 August

11.00 – 12.00

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Wray Crescent

22 and 23 August

13.00 – 14.00

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Wray Crescent

22 and 23 August

14.00 – 15.00

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Wray Crescent

28 and 29 August

10.00 – 11.00

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Wray Crescent

28 and 29 August

11.00 – 12.00

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Rosemary Gardens

30 and 31 August

10.00 – 11.00

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Rosemary Gardens

30 and 31 August

11.00 – 12.00

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Wray Crescent

30 and 31 August

13.00 – 14.00

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Wray Crescent

30 and 31 August

14.00 – 15.00

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Level 1 Bikeability – off-road control skills (5-9 years)

A two-day course (2 x 2hr sessions) for children who can already ride (without stabilisers). This course helps develop all the skills that you need to cycle on the road, but the training takes place off road.

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Rosemary Gardens

20 and 21 August

10.00 – 12.00

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Wray Crescent

20 and 21 August

13.00 – 15.00

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Wray Crescent

22 and 23 August

10.00 – 12.00

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Rosemary Gardens

22 and 23 August

13.00 – 15.00

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Rosemary Gardens

28 and 29 August

10.00 – 12.00

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Wray Crescent

28 and 29 August

13.00 – 15.00

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Wray Crescent

30 and 31 August

10.00 – 12.00

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Level 2 Bikeability – an introduction to road cycling (9-12 years)

A four-day course (4 x 2hr sessions) for children who can cycle well, but have little or no experience of road cycling. This course begins off road and once basic skills have been covered, the training will move on to local roads, where the children will work on road positioning, basic manoeuvres and communication with other road users.

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Rosemary Gardens

28 to 31 August

13.00 – 15.00

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Nearly every Islington school offers free Level 2 courses for its year 5 or 6 pupils – please speak to your child’s teachers or contact us to find out about your school’s next course.

If there are no courses listed above, or if all courses are fully booked, please contact us to be added to our waiting list. We will alert you when new course dates are announced.

Secondary school transition weeks

We are running Level 3 Bikeability training during secondary school transition weeks in August, for children entering year 7. If you have a code to book these courses, please click on your school: