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June 2010 Blog Posts (10)

St Augustine's Travel Smart Action Plan

Through our Travel Smart Action Plan we are aiming to promote safe and healthy choices for the people in our school community as they travel to and from school and home everyday.

A copy of our Action Plan is attached below.

St Augustine's Action Plan.doc

Added by St Augustine's School on June 30, 2010 at 15:14 — 1 Comment

South Perth PS has a Golden Shoe Award - A Great Idea

Last week I had the opportunity to visit the South Perth PS assembly and I was really excited to see that they have a Golden Show Award for the class that achieves the best results by walking, riding or catching the bus to school. The award was won by a Year 3 class with 62% of children walking or riding that fortnight. The school gives the award each fortnight and the award really is a golden shoe mounted on a big wooden award - every class wants to win it and when the Year 3's won everyone…


Added by Millennium Kids Inc. on June 30, 2010 at 14:53 — No Comments

Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nurtition (CAPANS) survey and research

Hi TS Teams! The CAPANS final report launch was held yesterday at Morley Senior High School. The first Western Australian CAPANS was completed in 2003 to gather information on physical activity participation, dietary intake and body measurements. The final report looks at the trends in physical activity and nutrition in WA children and adolescents and has some interesting data to support the continued need to faciliate and encourage participation in…


Added by Helen McAuley on June 30, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

Rosalie Pmy Action Plan

At the TravelSmart Workshop Rosalie Primary students, teachers and parents developed an action plan for the school. After the workshop, the school developed an additional action plan - these actions have been incorporated into the attached action plan.

Action Plan.doc

Added by Cathy Gossel on June 30, 2010 at 11:42 — 1 Comment

Schwheelies Bike Ed

Over the past two weeks we have had the Schwheelies team at the school teaching selected students from Years 5-7 about bike safety. Through the program students learnt how to take care of their bikes and strategies to help prevent accidents. The students have eagerly participated in all activities. Here are some of…


Added by Redcliffe PS on June 29, 2010 at 17:46 — No Comments

Bike Education -Comments from Room 5

Bike Education Room 5

Comments about cycle training.

I learnt so much this week and I can do things now which I had never even heard of before. (Referring to a Trackstand)- Samuel Harris Year 5

I'm glad that we did that bike training last…


Added by Rosalie PS on June 22, 2010 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

Travel Smart to School - A student perspective

On April 28th, three year 6 and two year 5 students from St Augustine's School attended the TravelSmart road show. We were joined by eight other schools, and together we discussed what we liked and disliked about our…


Added by St Augustine's School on June 16, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

Assembly Presentation

Today we spoke at the school assembly about the things we did at the TravelSmart Workshop. We told both parents and students about the ideas we have to encourage walking and riding to school. This includes pledges for parents to sign and a map outlining the safe travel routes to school. We also reminded parents to drive safely…


Added by Redcliffe PS on June 3, 2010 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

Action Plan

Over the past few weeks we have been working with Nichola, our TravelSmart Officer, to complete our Action Plan. We are now finalising our plan and are putting the ideas for safer travel into action. We have attached the draft copy of our Action Plan.

Redcliffe TravelSmart Team.…


Added by Redcliffe PS on June 3, 2010 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

Bike Education

Bike Education- Room 1

This week Rooms 1, 2 and 5 have been participating in Bike Ed. In these lessons we have learnt emergency braking, cornering and we have learnt how to make daily and monthly checks on our bikes and helmets. We have been joining in activities such as Follow the Leader, Block Out and Looking Behind. We had lots of fun with our trainer,…


Added by Rosalie PS on June 3, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

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