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November 2010 Blog Posts (22)

Saint Augustine's - Going for Gold!

We are very pleased that all our efforts to be TravelSmart this year at St. Augustine's will mean that we are able to achieve the Silver Level of achievement. Yeah!!

Not that our work is done there... we have been busy working hard to map out our plans for next year and how we will go about achieving GOLD. We have it in our sights and think it is achievable! Wish us luck!…

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 30, 2010 at 21:12 — 2 Comments

A year of TravelSmart - St. A's reflection

It is hard to believe that 2010 is drawing to a close and school will be finishing for the year in a few short weeks! This year we embraced the ideas brought to our school by TravelSmart and thoroughly enjoyed a range of new activities and experiences that came with our involvement in the TravelSmart to School program. Students participated in cycle and walk to school day events, they created silhouette kids to promote school speed zones and they pracitised using speed guns on approaching…

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 30, 2010 at 21:06 — No Comments

Poster Competetion Winners

There were many great poster entries in our Walk to School Poster compeitition so choosing winners was not an easy task! Our congratualtions go to the following students who won Travel Smart prize packs consisting of drink bottles, snap bands and pens. These prizes were presented to the students at an all school assembly on the 12th of November.

Maurice (PP), Jack (yr1), Neli (yr2), Keely and Mitchell (yr3), Zoe (yr4), Sascha (yr5) and Melissa (yr6).

Well done to all those…

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 30, 2010 at 20:30 — No Comments

Hero Award

At each of our assemblies we present a Hero Award, which goes to a student who has done something helpful within the school. At the assembly held on the 25th

November we presented two of our students with the award for reminding us to

bring in the TravelSmart Kiss and Drive sign most afternoons. Congratulations

and a big thank you to Ellie and Jamie Hosking.…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 29, 2010 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

TravelSmart Mascot Competition Winners

During term 3 we held a competition in our Environment and Horticulture class to see who could design the best mascot to represent TravelSmart within our school.

The students came up with some fantastic designs all including the TravelSmart

logo. We narrowed it down to three finalists eventually choosing a mascot that

was designed as the world holding the TS logo. Earlier this…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 29, 2010 at 19:58 — No Comments

Hands Up Survey

On the 23rd November we completed our Hands Up Survey. Two of the TravelSmart children and myself went around to all the classes from Kindy to

Year 7 collecting the data. On that day 76 children either walked or rode to

school, which was an increase from the 50 children at our original survey. We

were very pleased with the results and hope that the number of children…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 29, 2010 at 19:55 — No Comments

And the winner of the IT competition is...

Wow! What a fantastic response! We received 10 awesome entries from 5 very cool TravelSmart schools.

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Added by James Peart (TravelSmart) on November 29, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

WALK TO SCHOOL DAY 2010



Walk to school day at Kewdale Primary School was a great success!! Attached is the newsletter article that went into our school newsletter on the day of walk to school day. newsletter

Also, a big THANKYOU to City of Belmont for putting $50.00 towards our fruit!!…

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Added by Kewdale PS on November 29, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Walk To School Day 3 November 2010

On Wednesday 3 November 2010, the Travelsmart Team held a very successful Walk to School Fun Day with 296 people walking. We had a free breakfast for everyone who walked or rode to school on the day.

We were also very lucky to have Michael Freiberg as a special guest. He was a gold and silver medallist in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in…

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Added by Rosalie PS on November 23, 2010 at 10:28 — 1 Comment

Gold Level Action Plan

Since attending the workshop at Attadale Primary School, our TravelSmart team has completed our Action Plan for 2011 that will see us achieve Gold Level. We have had a

very successful 2010 and hope we can continue that success during next year.…



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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 18, 2010 at 18:48 — 2 Comments

Walk to School Day Healthy Breakfast

On Wednesday 17th November we held our Walk to School Day Healthy Breakfast to coincide with the end of Make Tracks to School. All children who walked or rode their bike or scooter to school received a free breakfast of cereal and fresh fruit on arrival. Many of the children made an extra effort to walk or ride to school that morning and participated in the…

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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 18, 2010 at 18:30 — No Comments

Walk to School Glogster Year 5 computer workshop

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 18, 2010 at 11:41 — No Comments

Saint Augustine's Walk to School Day Glogster

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 18, 2010 at 9:09 — No Comments

Saint Augustine's November 3 Walk to School animoto

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 17, 2010 at 17:10 — No Comments

Saint Augustine's Walk to School Animoto

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 17, 2010 at 17:05 — No Comments

St Augustine's Walk to School Day November 3rd 2010

On Wednesday 3 November 2010 Saint Augustine’s participated in the annual Walk to School Day event run by the WA Government and the Heart Foundation. 134 out of 197 students at Saint Augustine’s either walked, rode or scootered to school on the Wednesday. That is a whopping 68% and a participation rate to be proud of!…

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 17, 2010 at 15:58 — No Comments

City of Belmont donates new bike racks for students at St Augustine's Primary School

Saint Augustine's is very pleased to finally have some bike racks for the students who ride to school everyday. In the past the bike shed has been a mess and difficult to get in and out of with bikes having nowhere to be parked neatly. The new bike racks allow all the bikes to be parked orderly and afford safe entry and exit to the bike shed for all those students who ride their bikes to school.

Thank you to the City of Belmont for funding this great facility in our school and…

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Added by St Augustine's School on November 17, 2010 at 15:36 — No Comments

TravelSmart Mascot Animoto

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Added by Redcliffe PS on November 17, 2010 at 14:07 — No Comments

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