Bikeability Children's Cycle Training 2016/17

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Dear Brent 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

Aktar Choudhury,

Information request
Our reference: 8205796

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Tina Bisci,

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Dear Sir/Madam
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 6
September 2017, as follows:
 
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?
 
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Yours faithfully
 
 
Tina Bisci
Technical Support Officer
Highways and Infrastructure Service
020 8937 5600
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Kennedy, Tony, Brent Borough Council

 

Dear ‎Sir/Madam

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

I can confirm that the information requested is held by Brent Council. I
have detailed below the information that is being released to you.

 

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

·         No Bikeability Level specific target was set for 2016/17,
instead a target of 800 children to receive Bikeability training was set.

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

·         805

3. How many Bikeability Level 1 courses were delivered?

·         69

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

·         19

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

·         £3.50

6. Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 2 training

·         No Bikeability Level specific target was set for 2016/17,
instead a target of 800 children to receive Bikeability training was set.

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

·         507

8. How many Bikeability Level 2 courses were delivered?

·         46

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

·         11

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

·         6 hours

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

·         £40

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?

·         2 x instructors @ £25 per hour = £50 x 2 = £100

13. Target number of children completing Bikeability Level 3 training

·         No Bikeability Level specific target was set for 2016/17,
instead a target of 800 children to receive Bikeability training was set.

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

·         279

15. How many Bikeability Level 3 courses were delivered?

·         68

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

·         11

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

·         2 hours

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

·         £17

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?

•          Invoiced by course, 2 x instructors @ £25 per hour = £50 x 2 =
£100

 

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

·         In 2016/17 no bikes were provided

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

·         In 2016/17 no bikes were provided

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

·         In 2016/17 no bikes were provided

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?

·         In 2016/17 no bikes were provided

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

·         45

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

·         4 hours

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

·         600

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

·         13days of training – 309 children trained

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Tony Kennedy   

Head of Highways and Infrastructure

Highways and Infrastructure

Brent Council

 

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Information request
Scheme Freedom of Information Act
Received on 06/09/2017
Receipt method Email
Description Bikeability Children's Cycle Training
2016/17
Information required 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?
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details of a deceased person?

 

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