Opportunities for Children and Young People

Opportunities for Children and Young People

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Cycling provides a myriad of pathways and opportunties for children and young people and this page details those available - from both British Cycling Education and within educational institutions.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, coach, instructor, club volunteer or involved in childrens cycling in any way, we likely have a course that will support you to deliver engaging, fun and progressive activity that starts the journey of a lifetime. Join the journey - from the first step to the top step of the podium, or wherever the ride may take them.

If you're a young person looking for your next step, read on for fantastic opportunities available in schools, colleges and universities.


Ready Set Ride is a free digital resource for parents and teachers wanting to support children to learn to ride a bike - perfect for 2-8 years of age.

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Cycling for Schools  is aimed at teachers and volunteers working within the school environment providing knowledge and skills to engage pupils in fun cycling sessions - ideal for 5-12 years of age.

Cycling for Schools

Cycling Award for Young Volunteers is aimed at engaging teenagers and above in supporting club activties and cycling as a whole and combines an introductory workshop, which covers the fundamentals of cycle sport and volunteering roles, with practical placements with our Go-Ride Clubs.

Cycling Award for Young Volunteers


Combining structured, quality training with academic studies, college cycling academies can support aspirant cycle racers to achieve their dreams and fulfil potential.

Explore college cycling academies

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