Bikeability Children's Cycle Training 2016/17

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Dear Richmond upon Thames Borough Council,

I wish to request the following information be provided under the Freedom of Information Act, for the last completed contract year 2016/17. I recognise that where service delivery has been outsourced, the Local Authority may not have direct access to all of the information requested below, requiring the contracted cycle training provider (accredited Bikeability Scheme Provider) to collate the remaining figures from their Management Information data:

1. Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 1 training
2. Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 1 training, reported to TfL
3. How many Bikeability Level 1 courses were delivered
4. The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level 1 course
5. The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in Bikeability Level 1
6. Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 2 training
7. Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 2 training, reported to TfL
8. How many Bikeability Level 2 courses were delivered
9. The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level 2 course
10. The average number of training hours delivered for each child to achieve Bikeability Level 2
11. The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in Bikeability Level 2
12. Is the Authority invoiced for each child achieving Bikeability Level 2, or by each 2-hour training session delivered? If invoiced for each 2-hour training session, what is the cost per 2-hour session paid by the Authority
13. Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 3 training
14. Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 3 training, reported to TfL
15. How many Bikeability Level 3 courses were delivered
16. The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level 3 course
17. The average number of training hours delivered for each child to achieve Bikeability Level 3
18. The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in Bikeability Level 3
19. Is the Authority invoiced for each child achieving Bikeability Level 3, or by each 2-hour training session delivered? If invoiced for each 2-hour training session, what is the cost per 2-hour session paid by the Authority
20. How many bikes were loaned to participants in order for then to participate in any of the above Bikeability children’s cycle training?
21. What was the price paid by the participant to loan a bike in order to participate in any of the above cycle training?
22. What was the price paid by the Authority to loan a bike in order to participate in any of the above cycle training?
23. Who owns the pool of bikes that are loaned to children? Who maintains the pool of bikes, where are they stored and how are they transported?
24. How many Dr Bike sessions have been delivered in schools in support of Bikeability cycle training?
25. What was the average period of time that each Dr Bike session was delivered for
26. How many bikes were assessed and/or serviced as part of Dr Bike sessions (total annual figure)
27. How many Learn to Ride / Balance Bike sessions have been delivered and how many children aged between 3yrs - 10yrs participated?

Yours faithfully,

Mr M A Jewkes

FOI, Richmond upon Thames Borough Council

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Our Ref: L/KU/richmond21345

 

Dear Mr M A Jewkes

Thank you for your request for information received on 8 September 2017.

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Dear M A Jewkes,

 

Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Your request for information which was received on 8 September 2017 has
been considered.

 

Please find our response below.

 

Your request:

1.         Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 1
training?

2500.

2.         Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 1
training reported to TfL?

2789.

3.       How many Bikeability Level 1 courses were delivered?

180.

4.         The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level
1 course?

15.

5.         The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in
Bikeability Level 1?

£5.

6.       Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 2
training?

2400.

7.         Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 2
training, reported to TfL?

2379.

8.       How many Bikeability Level 2 courses were delivered?

180.

9.         The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level
2 course?

15.

10.       The average number of training hours delivered for each child to
achieve Bikeability Level 2?

8.

11.       The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in
Bikeability Level 2?

£45 average.

12.       Is the Authority invoiced for each child achieving Bikeability
Level 2, or by each 2-hour training session delivered?  If invoiced for
each 2-hour training session, what is the cost per 2-hour session paid by
the Authority?

N/A.

13.     Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 3 training?

30.

14.       Actual number of children completing Bikeability Level 3
training, reported to TfL?

21.

15.     How many Bikeability Level 3 courses were delivered?

N/A We deliver these 1-2-1 rather than as courses.

16.       The average number of children attending each Bikeability Level
3 course?

We deliver these 1-2-1.

17.       The average number of training hours delivered for each child to
achieve Bikeability Level 3?

3.

18.       The cost per child, paid by the Authority for participating in
Bikeability Level 3?

£50 per session in instructor and staff costs on average but depends how
we run the Level 3 training.

19.       Is the Authority invoiced for each child achieving Bikeability
Level 3, or by each 2-hour training session delivered?  If invoiced for
each 2-hour training session, what is the cost per 2-hour session paid by
the Authority?

N/A.

20.       How many bikes were loaned to participants in order for then to
participate in any of the above Bikeability children’s cycle training?

N/A.

21.       What was the price paid by the participant to loan a bike in
order to participate in any of the above cycle training?

N/A.

22.       What was the price paid by the Authority to loan a bike in order
to participate in any of the above cycle training?

N/A.

23.       Who owns the pool of bikes that are loaned to children? Who
maintains the pool of bikes, where are they stored and how are they
transported?

N/A.

24.       How many Dr Bike sessions have been delivered in schools in
support of Bikeability cycle training?

3.

25.       What was the average period of time that each Dr Bike session
was delivered for?

3 hours.

26.       How many bikes were assessed and/or serviced as part of Dr Bike
sessions (total annual figure)?

265.

27.       How many Learn to Ride / Balance Bike sessions have been
delivered and how many children aged between 3yrs - 10yrs participated?

Zero.

I hope you are satisfied with this response.

 

If you are dissatisfied please let us know in writing, setting out your
reasons why and send to:

 

FOI & Complaints Manager

FOI & Complaints Team

3rd Floor Civic Centre

44 York Street

Twickenham

TW1 3BZ

E-mail: [1][Richmond upon Thames Borough Council request email]

 

 

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