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March 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Cycle To School Day Wednesday 21 May 2012

Cycle To School Day Wednesday 21 May 2012

Congaratulations to everyone who took part in a very colourful Cycle to School Day at Rosalie PS. We had an amazing response, with 235 children (64.7%) Travelling Smart to School- 150 children rode their bikes! The class who had the most participants was Year 2 Room 7 with 62.5% of the class riding.

Rosalie PS once again held a Dress…


Added by Rosalie PS on March 28, 2012 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Cycle to School Day 2012!


On Wednesday 21st March we held our Cycle to School Day Healthy Breakfast. Each year we participate in Cycle to School day to support and celebrate bike week. Children were encouraged to walk, ride or scoot to school and those who did received a healthy breakfast on arrival. Breakfast included cereal and fresh fruit. Today we had 125 children attend the breakfast which was pleasing to see(Keeping in mind that we only have 280 students at the school). Last year we only had…


Added by Redcliffe PS on March 21, 2012 at 17:59 — 1 Comment

Our first Random Raffle Day!

On Thursday 8th March we held our first ‘Random Raffle Day’.  The random raffle days were mentioned to the students at the TravelSmart launch assembly. The TravelSmart students made an announcement to the school in the morning over the PA system telling them that it was a random raffle day. The TravelSmart team then went around to all the classes in the school – from Kindy to Year 7. Any child who walked, rode or scootered to school was given a raffle ticket. Just before lunch the…


Added by Redcliffe PS on March 12, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

GOLD LEVEL for Redcliffe Primary School!

The TravelSmart team were very happy when they got to change our TravelSmart sign from silver to gold this week. We think the new gold sign looks fantastic out the front of our school J


The TravelSmart Team…


Added by Redcliffe PS on March 10, 2012 at 11:26 — No Comments

Great interactive Road Safety web page for all!!!

I have just been playing on this great UK road safety website, there are games for children to play that will teach them road safety and cycling tips. Teachers, parent and children will enjoy learning about such topics as bike maintenance, safely crossing the road and much more!




Added by Nichola Brydon (Dept Transport) on March 9, 2012 at 13:07 — No Comments

Introducing the 2012 TravelSmart Team

Welcome to the 2012 TravelSmart Team. Seb and Leif continue as leaders of the group. Olivia, Cate and Ruby have joined Angela as new members.

This year's first event will be the Cycle to School day which will be held on Wednesday, 21 March. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Dressed Bike - dress it…


Added by Rosalie PS on March 8, 2012 at 8:44 — 1 Comment

The Go Green Grants program

Landcare Australia is excited to announce a new a $75,000 grants program with Corporate Express. The grants are available to schools, preschools, kindergartens and youth groups.


The Go Green Grants program will offer 15 grants of up to $5,000 to fund innovative environmental projects that:

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Added by Nichola Brydon (Dept Transport) on March 7, 2012 at 16:49 — No Comments

Cycle to School Day $100 breakfast offer!!!!

To all of our new TravelSmart to School light model members, as a special welcome, we would like to offer $100 to each school running a Cycle to School Day event during Bike Week 19th - 25th March 2012, to go towards fruit or a breakfast.

In return we ask that you blog your event on the NING web page with a photo and short paragraph stating how many children from your school cycled on this day!

Please email Nichola - …


Added by Nichola Brydon (Dept Transport) on March 7, 2012 at 16:34 — No Comments

Relaunching the TravelSmart Program in 2012!

On Thursday 1st March, Redcliffe Primary School relaunched our TravelSmart campaign for 2012. During the school assembly our TravelSmart children along with Emily Carroll, City of Belmont TravelSmart Officer, spoke to the whole school and parents about our new and old incentives for this year. Emily also spoke about Redcliffe's history with TravelSmart. 


One of our old incentives that we are running again this year is the   passport system for the children walking and riding…


Added by Redcliffe PS on March 6, 2012 at 19:35 — 2 Comments

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