Tour De Scholes

Tuesday 14 May 2019

On Friday, exactly one week after the Tour De Yorkshire travelled past school, Year 5 took on their own mammoth ride: The Tour De Scholes. Arranged by Cycle North, who came into school recently to lead our Bikeability training, the ride was an opportunity for us all to don our helmets and explore some of the scenery on our doorstep.

Two children from 5,6SK wrote this news report based on the day:

On the 10th May 2019, Year 5 had the oopoortunity to venture out of school the memorable (and muddy) trip to Temple Newsam.

The 14 mile trip consisted of muddy fields, bridleways and especially hard hills. It was a great achievement to go on a bike ride that long and lots of riders agreed it was quite tiring (including Mr Catherall, Mrs Welsby and Mr Gledhill). During the day, there was a variety of emotions shown from the Year 5 crew. The most common: grit and determination!

Although some of our friends had to be persuaded to continue up the monstrous hills, everyone made it there in the end. One rider, in group 2, said: “I was determined to carry on and thought it would be easier than it was!”

Lots of riders said they would recommend the ride if you want to get out more on your bike. After all, you need to appreciate the marvellous world surrounding us.

Here’s some pictures of us enjoying the day…