email: dpti.way2go@sa.gov.au
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School Planning

Is your school funded for Way2Go Bike Ed this year?

Follow these steps to get your school ready.

  • School coordinator (Staff member who liaises with Bike SA)

    Click for PDF printable version of steps to follow - School Coordinator (Staff member)

    TIMING

    STEPS

    LINKS / DOCUMENTS

    You will be contacted at least one term before your delivery date.

    TIMING OF DELIVERY

    • Bike SA (DPTI Contractor for Way2Go Bike Ed sessions) will confirm timing, sessions per day, minimum and maximum numbers etc.

    Roles and responsibilities

    At least 4 weeks before delivery

    ORDER RESOURCES

    • 1 Student Learning Journal per student.
    • 1 Student Participation Certificate per student.

    Order form

    BIKE SAFETY CHECK

    • Metropolitan school? RAA will contact you to organise for the first day of delivery. Submit a Bike Check Information to them.   dfairlie@raa.com.au   8202 8214.
    • Regional school? Bike SA will contact you to organise. No form required.   kay@bikesa.asn.au   8168 9903.

    Bike check information

    4 weeks before delivery

    BIKE SA REQUIRES

    • Class lists (include requirements to support all students e.g. if specialist bikes need to be arranged).
    • Map of allocated asphalt space (areas totalling at least 2 tennis courts in size - 2 to 3 separate areas of small size OK).
    • Classroom space with interactive whiteboard.

    Class schedule and list form

    3 weeks before delivery

    CONSENT FORMS

    • Send out parent permission letters.

    Parent permission letter

    1 - 2 weeks before delivery

    PROVIDE CLASS TEACHERS WITH INFORMATION

    • Send class teacher resource (lessons) links to class teachers (compulsory topics 1 and 2 and follow up topics 3 and 4).

    Theory lessons

    • Way2Go Bike Ed Journals - provide a hard copy for each student.
     
    • Sequence of learning guide (overview of practical lessons).

    Sequence of learning guide

    • Student practical assessment sheet (gives teachers an understanding of how children are assessed by instructors)

    Student assessment sheet

    Ready for day 1

    • Create student name tags and provide to class teachers

    Vests and name tags form

    OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Class teacher

    Click for PDF printable version of the steps to follow - Class Teachers

    TIMING

    STEPS

    LINKS / DOCUMENTS

    4 weeks before delivery

    LET YOUR SCHOOL COORDINATOR KNOW

    • The number of students who will be bringing their own bike and helmet (Bike SA can supply a maximum of 15 loan bikes and helmets per class).
    • How students with special needs will / can be supported. Please share effective strategies you use with specific students.
     

    2 weeks before delivery

    CONSENT FORMS

    • Ensure that all students have returned their parent permission slip. Store them in a safe place (Bike SA do not need to see these).

    Parent permission letter

    1 to 2 weeks before delivery

    CLASS TEACHER RESOURCE (LESSONS)

    • Complete the class teacher resource compulsory topics 1 and 2 in class (essential to ensure practical riding takes place in the first session of Way2Go Bike Ed).
      • Topic 1: Getting Organised
      • Topic 2: Helmets

    Class teacher resource

    • Use the hard copy Student Learning Journal (your School Coordinator orders 1 copy per participant).

    Student Learning Journal

    • Watch the Bike Safety Check video with your class or provide a link for students to watch at home.

    Bike Safety Check video

    • Complete class teacher topis 3 and 4 in class (if possible)
      • Topic 3:  Rules and Laws
      • Topic 4:  Making Decisions

    Class teacher resource

    • Read the sequence of learning guide and be familiar with the contents of the assessment sheet. Instructors will be able to answer further questions on the day.

    Sequence of learning guide

    Day prior to first session

    REMINDER

    • Remind parents / students to bring their bicycles and helmets to school.
     

    MAKE SESSIONS RUN SMOOTHLY

    • Make sure all students wear their name badge (visible over their vest).
    • Have students store their helmets under their classroom chair until needed
    • Record absences on the Way2Go Bike Ed class roll (during the whole class talks)
    • Discuss with the instructors / team leader how you can assist in the lessons.
    • Supervise the return of equipment as requested by instructors – vests, bikes, helmets.
    • Discuss anything you would like the Bike SA team leader to consider in preparing for the next session, e.g. student readiness and transition to on-road.

    OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION