Halfords.svgGreen-Schools is delighted to be teaming up with Halfords once again to roll out their Gear-UP workshops to schools who are currently taking part in the Travel theme or have been awarded the Green Flag for Travel.

These workshops will complement the activities your Green-Schools Travel Officer does with your school and will allow students to learn about bike maintenance and safety.

The items covered by the workshops will be:

  • The ‘M’ check
  • How to check and change tyre pressure
  • How to find and fix a puncture
  • How to adjust saddle and handlebars to the right height
  • How to put a chain back on
  • 10 hazards to avoid when cycling
  • How to fit a helmet

Schools eligible to apply to have a workshop must be within 5 miles / 8 kilometres of the following Halfords stores: Waterford, Cork, Kilkenny, Coolock, Liffey Valley, Blanchardstown, Limerick, Carrickmines, Drogheda, Wexford, Carlow, Naas, Tralee, Cavan, Portlaoise, Swords. (Click here to see locations of stores.)

If you would like to book a workshop please contact your Green-Schools Travel Officer directly or email Jane in the Green-Schools Office at jhackett@eeu.antaisce.org.