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October 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Colouring In Competition - Walk to School Day

All students in the school had the opportunity to participate in the Colouring In competition for Walk to School Day this year. The TravelSmart team designed the colouring in competition this year and decided to decorate a shoe. We were looking for the most creative designs!

We displayed the shoes in the undercover area on Walk to School Day. Lots of parents came and had a look while their children enjoyed the healthy breakfast. …


Added by Redcliffe PS on October 24, 2012 at 16:54 — 2 Comments

Scavenger Hunt Activity - Walk to School Day

This year we organised a scavenger hunt for 3 of the classes to participate in for Walk to School Day. This activity also coincided with our Literacy Based Activity.

Attached is the outline of what the students had to find :) 



Added by Redcliffe PS on October 24, 2012 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Walk to School Day Oct 2012

On Wednesday 24th October our school participated in National Walk to School Day. Overall we had 153 students join us for the healthy breakfast in the morning (which is 69% of the school)! These results were fantastic! We had some prizes to raffle off to the students who walked, rode or scootered to school.  The first prize this year was a $50 voucher to our local bike store in Belmont. We got this voucher from BikeWest for our efforts for Cycle to School Day earlier in the year…


Added by Redcliffe PS on October 24, 2012 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Literacy Activity for Walk to School Day

This year we decided that the whole school needed to get involved for Walk to School Day. The TravelSmart team decided to plan a whole school literacy activity and create a piece of art to celebrate Walk to School Day.


Attached is an outline of what we did! We…


Added by Redcliffe PS on October 24, 2012 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

Walking Games

Do you play games with your kids when you walk to school? How do you keep them engaged and make walking fun? If you have some classic games, please share them on this site. Check out's Walking and Family Fitness pages for some ideas.


Added by Kath Merrick (TravelSmart) on October 19, 2012 at 12:14 — No Comments

Term 4 TravelSmart Team

Our Term 4 TravelSmart Team meet for the first time this week.  We are Year 6 students and our names are: Amy, Baden, Isabella, Mark and Seham.  At our meeting we planned activities for the Walk to School Day on Wednesday 24th October, made advertising posters and planned a quiz for participating students.  We will organise the pre and post surveys, the prizes and talk at a special TravelSmart assembly on 24th October.  The Minister for the Environment will be attending this assembly and…


Added by Coolbinia PS on October 18, 2012 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

TravelSmart now distributes Nature Play Passports

The Nature Play Passport to an Amazing Childhood is all about getting kids outside to run, jump, climb, splash, invent, imagine, play and be a free-range kid.

The passports have ten “mission” pages, stickers, suggestions on great places to go and things to do outdoors, and a list of…


Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on October 11, 2012 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Term 3 Walk to School Wednesday WINNERS :)


The overall winner of the Walk to School Wednesdays program for term 3 was Mrs Worthington’s year 2/3 class! They were extremely excited to win the overall prize. Their class was the most motivated class throughout the program. 


The winning class was announced at the assembly on Thursday 27th September. The TravelSmart team awarded each student in the winning class a certificate at the assembly.



Added by Redcliffe PS on October 8, 2012 at 11:16 — 1 Comment

Term 3 Walk to School Wednesdays Summary


This term our TravelSmart team ran a program called ‘Walk to School Wednesdays’. The program was used to encourage students to walk to school every Wednesday by holding a class vs class competition every week.


On Wednesdays the travelsmart team worked out the percentage of students in each class that walked to school. A total of all the scores were kept on our amazing travelsmart board.


Our results were very pleasing this term. Most classes had a…


Added by Redcliffe PS on October 8, 2012 at 11:04 — 1 Comment

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