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August 2012 Blog Posts (12)

Bike Ed Fun

We had fun at bike ed!  It was a rainy day so we stayed in the undercover area but still enjoyed it.  We learnt about riding our bikes safely and had a slow bike race.…


Added by Coolbinia PS on August 29, 2012 at 15:32 — 2 Comments

St. Augustine's Y5 Bike Ed Reports

Term 3 saw the return of the popular and fun Be Active Cycle Instead Bike Skills Training for all year 5 students at St. Augustine's Catholic Primary School. The students wrote about their experiences and learning at Bike Ed and some of those accounts can be read below.

Bike Ed was very fun, educational and exciting.

We learnt about our brakes, air pressure and signalling on our bikes.

We learn that out brakes can be dangerous if we use them wrongly, so Mike…


Added by St Augustine's School on August 29, 2012 at 11:08 — No Comments

Bronze Level School

Our school has achieved the Bronze Level award for being TravelSmart.  Emma Jack, TravelSmart Officer from the Department of Transport, attached our Bronze Level sticker to our sign.…


Added by Coolbinia PS on August 28, 2012 at 17:20 — No Comments

Our TravelSmart Team

Hello, I'm Mina, a new member of the TravelSmart Team at Coolbinia. so far i've had a wonderful time learning about the many thing that we have been doing at school in terms of the TravelSmart projects. In case you didn't know, the TravelSmart Team are a bunch of students, teamed up with a sustainability coordinator. They organize events and come up with great ideas to help complete and earn medals in our Coolbinia Primary School TravelSmart to School action plan. And i'm fortunate enough to…


Added by Coolbinia PS on August 28, 2012 at 15:02 — No Comments

Coolbinia TravelSmart Events

Each term we have a TravelSmart day where we hold events including Raffle Draws and Best Dressed Bike, the next one will be held on the 21'st of September.

-Samuel, TravelSmart Journalist

Added by Coolbinia PS on August 28, 2012 at 14:56 — No Comments

Coolbinia's Term Three TravelSmart Team

Here is the term 3 TravelSmart Team .

Lauren, Nicola, Madison, Mina, Alex, Zach, Samuel, Callum with Emma Jack, the TravelSmart officer from the department of…


Added by Coolbinia PS on August 28, 2012 at 14:54 — No Comments

Infographics - use pictures to speak 1000 words!

Here is a great article I found showing 20 online tools you can use to creatively present any information you like...

20+ Tools to…


Added by James Peart (TravelSmart) on August 28, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Bike Ed

This term in week 4 and 5, the year 5,6 and 7's have been participating in a two week Bike Ed course held on Monday, 20th and 27th. Mike and Claire have been teaching bike preperation and road safety skills. We have learnt about the ABCD bike prep test. A stands for air, B stand for brakes, C stands for chain and D stand for drop test. Part of the Bike Ed was a …


Added by Cottesloe PS on August 27, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Banner comp winner

Added by Cottesloe PS on August 27, 2012 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Travelsmart Star Card System

This term our travelsmart team are hoping to start a new activity, including the travelsmart passes. We will hand out travelsmart passes with 25 start on it, with a space for your name and room number on it. There will be 2 people at each entrance of the school to put a stamp on your pass, every time you walk, ride, skate, scoot or catch public transport to school. When you have all 25 stars stamped out you will recieve a faction ticket. On some days, though, we may give random students a…


Added by Cottesloe PS on August 27, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Make it BIG!

Here's an idea someone might like to play with....

New signage technology allows you to apply images directly to the ground. Let your imagination go wild....

You could:-

  • Display your best TS message
  • Have a massive pledge board (see a 'standard' version of a pledge board …

Added by James Peart (TravelSmart) on August 16, 2012 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

Walk to School Wednesdays :)

This term our TravelSmart team is running a program called ‘Walk to School Wednesdays’. They are encouraging students to walk to school every Wednesday by holding a class vs class competition every week.


On Wednesdays a TravelSmart team member will go around to each classroom and complete a survey on how many students in the class walked to school. This will then be a competition between all the classes! The winning class (with the highest percentage of students that…


Added by Redcliffe PS on August 5, 2012 at 19:25 — 2 Comments

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