Sustrans Big Pedal will run for 10 days from 19 – 30 April and is open to all primary and secondary schools in the UK, including SEN schools.

Join in for one, five or ten days between 19 and 30 April 2021 to be in with a chance of winning fabulous prizes every day.

On each day of the challenge schools compete to see who can record the greatest number of pupils, staff and parents cycling, walking, scooting or using a wheelchair to school.

Whether schools are open or not, your pupils can participate. Pupils learning remotely can take an active journey from home or complete a physical challenge. 

What is the challenge?

Sustrans Big Pedal inspires pupils, staff and parents to be amazing and take active journeys to school.

On each day of the challenge, schools compete to see who can get the highest percentage of their pupils, staff and parents cycling, walking, wheeling or scooting to school. Your school’s best five days will determine your final position, but you can log journeys on all ten days if you wish.

How many active journeys will your pupils and their parents and guardians make?

School Resources

Free daily resources will encourage pupils to see their local area from a new perspective, learn about the benefits of getting to school actively and discover amazing journeys to school from around the world.

These free resources include:

  • Daily classroom activities suitable for remote learning
  • A school account on the Big Pedal website
  • Top Tips
  • Leaderboards

Daily prize draws

Schools will be entered into a daily prize draw for rewards including equipment and accessories if over 15% of your school community cycle, walk, wheel or scoot on that day of the challenge.