Resources for Early Years settings

You will find information and files to download for our most up to date resources which can provide a fun way to encourage active travel on the school run. If you need travel-related prizes for your initiative, contact us at and we will send you out a few items to help support you.

Susie the Child-minder on-line books

If you are in need of a book to support discussions on sustainable travel, then the HCC Susie the Child-minder website will give you access to 'Travelling Back in Time with Susie the Child-minder'. This comes as an on-line page turner book with teaching resources along with other resources.

Create your own Park & Stride maps

To reduce congestion around your nursery and pre school, download a full guide on how to create your own Park & Stride map for your nursery or pre-school and setting up a Park & Stride scheme.

The Parkwise Promise

In an effort to create a safer environment outside schools at the beginning and end of the day you can participate in ‘The Parkwise Promise’, a Council-led initiative to target dangerous and inconsiderate parking near to schools. Please see our Parkwise page for more information.

Scooter Training

Train your Year R to Year 4 pupils how to ride their scooters safely with our Scooter Training Guidelines for Teachers. It aims to enable teaching staff to teach pupils how to scoot safely during the school day e.g. during a school PE lesson and more importantly on their journey to school.

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Beep Beep! Days

Beep Beep! Days are a great opportunity for early year's educators to introduce 2-7 year olds to road safety basics, with fun activities and resources provided by Brake charity. You can register for a free e-pack or purchase a bumper pack for just £12.60, per 50 children. The pack includes lots of fun and reusable road safety activities including colouring sheets, posters, laminated activities and much more. For more information visit or download this flyer.