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January 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Nedlands Primary School Connecting Schools Grant

The School has been steadily progressing through the Connecting Schools Grant which we were awarded at the start of 2015. Thank you to the= Nedlands Primary School P&C Association, who is funding 50% of the grant expenses, and was required for the application for the grant to be successful.

So far the School is on track with the following programs and equipment installations:

1. Bike racks for 50 bikes

2. Modifying school entrances to accommodate bike…

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Added by Nedlands Primary School on January 13, 2016 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Term 4 Bike Education

On Thursday 29 Oct 2015 all out Year 4 students participated in a series of four of Bike Education lessons as part of their Sports Program.  The bike education was run through the WestCycle Bike Skills Program and was part of the School's successful Connecting Schools Grant. The series culminated in an out of school ride under the watchful eye of instructors, school staff and parent volunteers on 3rd Dec 2015.

During the pick up and drop off times on each of the…

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Added by Nedlands Primary School on January 13, 2016 at 10:47 — 1 Comment

Bike Week 2016: Grant winners announced

 

Bike Week 2016 will run from 12 - 20 March 2016 and is being co-ordinated…

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Added by Kath Merrick (TravelSmart) on January 4, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

National Ride2School Day - Friday 4th March 2016

Has your school registered for National Ride2School Day?

This years celebration of all things riding and walking to school is set for Friday 4th March.

If your school has been previously registered, you would have been automatically registered to take part in this years event and if this is your first year taking part - you can register here!

All registered schools will be sent out a pack…

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Added by Katy Boschetti, TravelSmart on January 4, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Term 4 Hands Up Travel Survey

On Thursday 5 November 2015 we held our sixth 'hands up' survey. This was our best ever survey showing the effects of the bike education classes that we ran with our year four students during Term 4.

Overall our active transport was 52% (195 students) compared to 43% (158 students) in Sep 2015. 

Our accumulated results were:

  • 5 (1%) caught the bus or train - compared to 3 (1%) in Sep 2015.
  • 107 (29%) of students rode a bike / scootered / skated - compared to…
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Added by Nedlands Primary School on January 4, 2016 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

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