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Charthouse is hoping to find out more about how other schools Student Teams work at the TravelSmart to School Brains Trust on 5th November 2014.
|22 October 2014|
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The CharthouseTravelSmart Team was delighted to see the sign board at the front of the school, and the Principal's report in…
Lakelands is a brand new school which opened this year. Over the year we have been trying out different ideas to encourage students to walk, ride or scoot to school. During the year we hosted different events which usually ran for one day each term, however we were finding the partipation wasn't where we wanted it to be. So for Term 4 we decided to do a scavenger hunt that ran throughout the week to see if our participation would increase. Needless to say the event was a huge hit…Continue
Many thanks for the great rewards that we are able to get. The children love the prizes and without your support we would not be able to hold these competitions and raffles. It is very much appreciated as is all the support we receive.
I held a colouring in and poster competition leading up to our Walk to School day. Two student teachers currently doing a prac at our school were the judges selecting two winners from each class. The children selected their prizes and received them at the assembly on the 24th October.
Here are the winning entries being held by four of the winners.…Continue
We held our Walk to School day on Friday 24th October and had sixty nine children plus some parents take up the challenge. The Travel Smart team collected the data and wrote out raffle tickets for all the children that took part. We will draw out some winning tickets at a future assembly.
Here are some photos taken on the day.…Continue
I held a "Win a Bike Helmet Competition". There were many entries and I selected these two as winners. The children were delighted to receive their helmets at an assembly. Here are the two winning entries.…Continue
We are drawing Raffle Prizes at the end of each term for TravelSmart Students that are using their StarCards on a Wednesday. We distribute the prizes through the canteen lunch boxes that go out to each classroom.
This term we made up some tags to attach to the prizes. We can print them and cut them out, write the winners name and class number on, and they are…Continue
THANK YOU to all students, parents, staff and families who participated in our Walk To School Day event this morning. What a fantastic turnout! Around 100 people walked from Coraki Park to GSG via the new dual use footpath. What was a 4km walk via a very dangerous piece of roadway is now a 2km walk along the tranquil foreshore of Oyster Harbour. Thank you to all who made this possible, including Kalgan Ward Councillor Jenelle Price who walked with us this morning.…Continue
As part of Walk Over October the Charthouse TravelSmart Team and P&C collated a Family…Continue
Cars will be banned from roads around 11 primary schools in Edinburgh under a “School Streets” pilot scheme announced by the Scottish capital’s council
The initiative, which will apply in the morning and afternoon when children arrive at or leave school, is aimed at making roads around their places of study safer as well as encouraging more children to travel there on foot or by bicycle…Continue
We had a huge turn out for Walk-to-school day. One of our two WSBs combines with the WSB from St. Columbas school and together we had over 70 walkers on the day, with approximately 25 children walking from each school. The weather was beautiful and the atmosphere was really friendly. The…Continue
Hi,we are part of the Travel Smart Team at Warnbro P.S. Last week we had our Walk to School Day,(part of Walk Over October) on the 22-10-14. It was lotsof fun. Paul Papalia and Kath Merrick were our guest walkers.At Recess, fruit and vegetable platters were served. Everyone enjoyed it. We had a sneak peek at our Bronze sign before it was presented to our school on Friday.
by Jai and Reece
SEE YOU tomorrow (Wednesday 29 October) for our first Walk to School Day on the new dual use footpath! Meet at Coraki Park at 8.00am for an 8.10am start. Incentive: the coffee van will be at school for our arrival.
On Wednesday the 22nd of October our school participated in the annual Walk Over October promotion by hosting a Walk to School Day. We encouraged all our students to participate by walking, riding or scootering to school.
The Year 6 TS team awarded participants with stickers and breakfast snacks which included fruit and yoghurt.
During the day the Y6s carried out a hands up survey to determine which class had the highest rate of participation. The winners were year 4 with 22…Continue
Bike Ed was really fun. The Year Fives and I learned a lot. There were three people who learned how to ride from scratch (one girl and two boys) and one person who forgot how to ride and learned again. The rest of us learned loads of things like: signals, emergency stop, ABC test (air, brakes, chain) and some add D and E (drop and enjoy), scanning front and back, riding slowly, how to use gears and more.
Most people enjoyed it. Some things were hard to learn. Most people tried hard…Continue
In Bike Ed we learnt everything about bikes, safety tips and how to ride a bike safely. We were taught by Mike and Kirsten. They were really nice.
My favourite part was when we had the race down Gladstone Rd. It was really fun and was my favourite part of Bike Ed.
The safety tips that Mike and Kirsten taught us were how to ride a bike safely and properly. They showed us how to use safety brakes and hand signals and to stop and give way. They even taught us that when we turned…Continue
Monday: Today is the first day of Bike Ed and everyone is exited. The instructors Mike and Kirsten taught us the ABC bike checklist. Luckily Kirsten pumped up our tires, oiled our chain and checked our breaks. Then Mike set up a track for us to play a version of Simon Says.
Tuesday: Mike was away so Richard and Kirsten taught us bike ed. Today was so far the best lesson because we learnt about gears and we did several slow bike races.
Wednesday: Today we had a race up a steep road…