Author Archives: brightkidzfiona

Shared Experiences and the Women’s Tour

(2 minute read) It was great to discover that the OVO Women’s Tour was coming into the Midlands again this year, especially as it was cutting through Rugby, which is where I live! A Cycling Spectacle Last Thursday – a slightly soggy morning – I donned my waterproofs and stood on a tight bend leading…

Scootfit comes to Grange Primary! 

scootfit session

4 minute read:  Alison, Eryn and Fiona had a fantastically fun afternoon at Grange Primary School in Kettering on Friday, 22nd March joining James from Scootfit delivering sessions to a range of year groups. James had been going from the morning, so he was in full swing when we arrived at the end of his…

Walking blog – it’s my life!

walk to school

2 minute read:  A welcome message from Brightkidz Fiona. It’s hard sometimes, when you don’t really have much of a say in the way things work: Get up; brush your teeth; wear your uniform… there aren’t many times in a day when you get to do exactly what you want, the way you want to…

Sussed It!

kids drawing

2 minute read:  Welcome to Sussed It! This is the place to read all about sustainable travel (“sus”, see?) and ways you can get yourself, your friends, family and teachers more active and aware. Together, we can “suss” out the ideas that will help all our communities be green, lean and happier! The idea of…

Wobbly on a bike – the first wobbly steps to being more active

bike floor sign

2 minute read:  We all know that feeling: the gnawing sensation that we should be moving around more and doing our bit to make the world cleaner and less congested. We have all sat in traffic on our way to or from work wondering why we waste so much time waiting to get places. Yet,…

Teamwork Trust and Brightkidz

Threading rigid reflectors

2 minute read:  To mark World Down Syndrome Day, we’d like to introduce you to some of our friends at Teamwork Trust Charity. Recently, Brightkidz Director Alison and new recruit Fiona popped in to visit. Teamwork Trust supports adults who have mental health needs, physical and learning disabilities, such as Down Syndrome. With Teamwork, individuals…

Shining Bright with South End Infants!

south end primary school

1 minute read:  On Monday, 11th March, to mark the start of British Science Week, Brightkidz Alison and Fiona set off to South End Infants School in Rushden to help them with their superb array of sessions dedicated to different aspects of science. Alison and Fiona were to work with Year 1 pupils to show…