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Tour of Britain

Resources for Schools 

On this page you will find a range of resources about Cycling. These are for you to use in schools ahead of the Tour of Britain 2018 which is back in Cumbria for two whole stages on the 6th and 7th September. We have taken the pain out of trawling lots of websites and created links at the bottom of the page by Key Stage to the various resources from the following websites: Sustrans British Cycling | Think! Education | BBC Education | Bike Week | Active Travel | Bikeability | Cumbria Road Safety Partnership

Please scroll down to see the wide range of downloadable resources by Key Stage.  

Competitions: Design the Starter's Flag or the Winner's Jersey

To celebrate Cumbria’s hosting of the Tour of Britain, Cumbria County Council and partners gave school children across Cumbria the opportunity to design the Starter 's flag and the Winner's Jersey. for both Stage 5 & 6. 

One lucky entrant in each category will WIN a VIP experience at the Tour of Britain and have their winning designs created.

The winner of the flag competition will receive a copy of the flag and will start off the Tour of Britain. The winners are:

  • Stage 5 - Tom (age 7) from Greystoke School in Penrith
  • Stage 6 - Michael (age 17) from Sandside Lodge School in Ulverston

The winner of the jersey competition, will receive a copy of their jersey and see another copy awarded to the stage winner. The winners are: 

  • Stage 5 - Hollie (age 11) from Broughton Primary
  • Stage 6 - Ashlin (age 10) from Dane Ghyll School in Barrow

Pedal Your Way to Health Roadshow

Mr Stretch toured the county visiting three schools in each district with the Pedal Your Health roadshow.

The schools we're chosen by the six Local Area Committees for Cumbria County Council who have kindly funded the roadshow along with the Lake District National Park authority. The roadshow will be accompanied by the Pedal Your Way to Health resource.  

Key Stage 1 

Key Stage 2 

Key Stage 3 & 4 

After School Club Activities 

General Resources 

Resources & Offers


Resource Pack for Schools 

Pedal Your Way to Health booklet

The Tour of Britain Stages

View the Tour of Britain offers from Better Leisure Centres in Cumbria

Learn to Ride with HSBC Ready Set Ride

Order from the Active Travel Discounted Cycle Helmet Scheme