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Some other tips…

group for parents

  • It does not need to be an all or nothing arrangement. Consider if there are particular days or times that would suit best. Could you park and walk, ride or scoot part of the way to school instead of the whole way? If you don’t know other community members, consider attending school social events and/or your child joining local clubs. Talk to your school parent group or governing council about creating a group for parents who live nearby who want to share pick up and drop off responsibilities.

bike swap

  • It's likely your child will go through a few bike sizes from primary to secondary age. It's worth considering a second hand bike. You could try looking online. Schools might consider a swap and sell event if there is enough demand.

bike swap

  • If you don't know how to do a bike safety check - this video can help.

Save time

  • Save time in the morning by doing some things the night before, e.g. pumping up bike tyres or packing recess and lunch.

check list

  • Create a visual checklist of tasks your child will be responsible for doing to get organised. If there are lots of new tasks they haven’t done before focus on achieving a few to begin with and build on those skills over time so it’s not so overwhelming.

group for parents

  • It does not need to be an all or nothing arrangement. Consider if there are particular days or times that would suit best. Could you park and walk, ride or scoot part of the way to school instead of the whole way? If you don’t know other community members, consider attending school social events and/or your child joining local clubs. Talk to your school parent group or governing council about creating a group for parents who live nearby who want to share pick up and drop off responsibilities.

bike swap

  • It's likely your child will go through a few bike sizes from primary to secondary age. It's worth considering a second hand bike. You could try looking online. Schools might consider a swap and sell event if there is enough demand.

bike swap

  • If you don't know how to do a bike safety check - this video can help.

Save time

  • Save time in the morning by doing some things the night before, e.g. pumping up bike tyres or packing recess and lunch.

check list

  • Create a visual checklist of tasks your child will be responsible for doing to get organised. If there are lots of new tasks they haven’t done before focus on achieving a few to begin with and build on those skills over time so it’s not so overwhelming.