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April 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Passport Incentive

Term 2 sees the start of our TravelSmart Passport where the children are rewarded for walking or cycling to school. The idea behind the incentive is to encourage healthier and safer travel within our community.

 

Each time a child walks or cycles to school they will receive a stamp in their passport. Every time they reach…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on April 21, 2011 at 15:41 — No Comments

Banner Competition

During term 1 our Environment and Horticulture group have been working hard to create the new Redcliffe Primary School TravelSmart banner. Our TravelSmart team decided we wanted to use our mascot created last year. This meant making sure that the children had a copy of the mascot traced on to their paper and coloured in with the exact colours of the original mascot. So far we have some great designs and will…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on April 21, 2011 at 15:23 — No Comments

David Engwicht's Workshop

On April 4th and 5th I attended David Engwicht’s ‘The Art of Place Making and Creating Resilient Cities’ workshop at the Fremantle Town Hall. Through his workshop, David encourages communities to take a space and turn it into a place people want to visit and use.

 

Prior to attending the PD, the TravelSmart team at Redcliffe PS had…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on April 21, 2011 at 15:01 — No Comments

TravelSmart Signs

At the moment we have some of the TravelSmart signs at our school to use during events. We currently have one of the signs on display in the school library. Mikail (one of our TravelSmart children) got very excited whilst putting it on display.

 

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Added by Redcliffe PS on April 21, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

St Augustine's Cycle to School

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Added by St Augustine's School on April 19, 2011 at 10:37 — 1 Comment

Free movie tickets for Blogger of the month!

From now on we will be giving out free movie tickets to one teacher or parent who blogs their school's milestones. This could be reporting on an event, sharing a TravelSmart story or updating us on their various achievements throughout the year.

For the month of March, Amanda McAlpine won the Blogger of the month through writing about Redcliffe's TravelSmart launch and introducing the programs such as the Walking Passport.

Welldone Amanda!

Added by Nichola Brydon on April 18, 2011 at 9:48 — No Comments

The Art of Place Making

Rosalie Travelsmart coordinator, Tiki Kelsey, and interested parents, went to an inspirational workshop by David Engwight: Art of Placemaking, Creating Resilient Cities. This workshop should be essential for all town planners and developers. Failing that, any community member interested in creating a better community at the local level would benefit.

 

We would like to thank the Department of…

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Added by Rosalie PS on April 8, 2011 at 16:36 — No Comments

Cycle To School Day 2011



On the 23rd March, we had Cycle To School Day. There was a great response, with 176 kids riding, which was 56% of the school. An additional 73 kids walked and 2 kids caught the bus- a fantastic 75% of the school travelling smart to school.

 

Judging the Best Dressed Bike Competition was really hard as everyone put in a really big effort. Someone had to be lucky enough to win the awesome prizes.

 

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Added by Rosalie PS on April 8, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

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