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November 2016 Blog Posts (18)

Bike Skills Course

Bike Skills Course

I was thrilled to receive an email from Katy telling me that my name was drawn as the winner for completing the resource review survey.  The prize was a Bike Skills course provided by a WestCycle’s Auscycle coach.

I placed the following info in our…

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Added by Phoenix PS on November 30, 2016 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

Champion profile Jessica Truss and Alison Gillett - Baldivis Secondary College

Jessica Truss and Alison Gillett head up Baldivis Secondary College's Junior Green Team.

1. Memorable moment coordinating activities:

Watching our green team coordinate their scooter obstacle course and seeing how successful it was.

2. How…

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Added by TravelSmart to School on November 29, 2016 at 13:38 — No Comments

TravelSmart is getting a refresh

We have some exciting news that we have been bursting at the seams to let you all know about.

Over the coming months the TravelSmart brand as you currently know it, will begin to make the exciting transition to be integrated into the Your Move brand. The fresh new branding will bring all the Department of Transport's travel behaviour programs, including TravelSmart to School, under the banner of Your Move.

The Your Move program is a key part of the Transport Plan for Perth…

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Added by TravelSmart to School on November 29, 2016 at 13:36 — No Comments

New Your Move website workshop and forum on 5 April 2017

We know you are looking forward to the Christmas break, but we also know how quickly your Term 1 calendar will start filling up, so make sure you pencil in 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Wednesday 5 April 2017 for a professional development event that will be held for TravelSmart Schools, Local Government Officers and TravelSmart Workplace champions.

At the workshop we will be looking at the new website and you will be able to test it all out, whilst networking with other program…

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Added by TravelSmart to School on November 29, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Featured Reward

Get prepared for your end of year activities or even next year with these heavily discounted Raffle packs! At 45 reward points each the raffle packs are great value and perfect for use at end of year TravelSmart events and to reward students for walking, cycling, scooting and using public…

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Added by TravelSmart to School on November 29, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

New RAC Road Ready program

RAC have extended their Child and Youth membership to include a new category to educate high school aged children about road safety.

The RAC Road Ready program is a fun and engaging way to talk to students about road safety and teaches them how to keep themselves and their friends safe on and around the roads. It also encourages responsible behaviour, risk reduction and increased resilience.

The program provides access to learning resources for both students and teachers - such…

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Added by TravelSmart to School on November 29, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Cycle to School Next Tuesday!

On the 6th Dec Year 7 cohort will be participating in a Travel smart day.. Cycle to school day. …

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Added by John XXIII College on November 29, 2016 at 12:49 — 1 Comment

Counting Cars

Last week our Travelsmart committee put in an application to get a crossing guard on a busy street near our school. We counted over 700 cars in a one hour period!!!! Hopefully the application is processed and accepted which will allow more families to walk to school without the worry of this busy road.…

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Added by Beaumaris Primary School on November 23, 2016 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

Reflections Part 1.

As half our Team is away on camp, I took the opportunity to ask our Year 5s to jot down their reflections on 2016.

The highlight was working as a team & getting things done. The good stuff were the events that happened eg R2SD, NWS2SD, W2SD and getting Platinum at the end of Term 1. The not so good was some of the Team didn't want to go to meetings or they didn't work their hardest. The best thing was working as a team & setting up events for students to use AT. 

I…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on November 22, 2016 at 15:37 — 1 Comment

BSC Road Safety Survey - CALLING ALL PARENTS, TEACHERS, STAFF, STUDENTS AND MEMBERS OF THE BALDIVIS COMMUNITY

Our Junior Green Team and coordinating staff have been working hard to come up with ideas on how to make the roads around our school safer. Parents, staff and students often comment on how dangerous it is for our students to be crossing a main road to get to school every morning. We are petitioning to get a lollipop lady at or near the roundabout on Safety Bay Road so students are able to cross safely onto Baldivis Road. If you are a student, teacher, parent or community member that commutes…

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on November 14, 2016 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Walk Over October

I held a poster competition for Walk Over October.  Entries were received from children in years one to six.

One of our EAs did the judging for me.  The winning entries (1st - 3rd) from each class were given a prize at the assembly.  All winning entries were on display on my classroom windows for every one to see.…

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Added by Phoenix PS on November 12, 2016 at 19:40 — 1 Comment

Golden Sneaker Award

Our Golden Sneaker award at each assembly remains popular.  The Travel Smart Team make the announcements at each fortnightly assembly.  The winner from the previous assembly gets to draw out the new winner who chooses their prize from my prize box. Their photo is put in our school newsletter.  

Added by Phoenix PS on November 12, 2016 at 19:18 — 3 Comments

Final instalment of the CHALLENGE.

Last but by no means least, our final class participant in the Challenge, Room 17. I had been given a few hints on what this was like so I was really looking forward to seeing it completed. With 3 TS Team members in the class I knew it would be good! At the moment it is in pride of place in the Office Foyer for all to see. I just love the attention to detail. What a fantastic effort! Well done, Room 17 you have done us all proud.

Yes, we DID give WOO a fitting final…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on November 9, 2016 at 16:31 — 1 Comment

The CHALLENGE: Farewell WOO.

                                                            

                           R1- 3D sculpture, face of   one of the children on the WOO sticker.

On the 8-11-16 we judged the Farewell WOO Challenge. Just before we started judging, we took a look at them. It was too hard to choose so we…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on November 9, 2016 at 15:20 — 1 Comment

BSC 6th Footprint Friday

To kick off Term 4 as healthily and actively as possible, our Junior Green Team hosted BSC's SIXTH Footprint Friday! Our team is getting pretty confident at running this school-wide event and more and more kids are getting involved which is fantastic to see! This time, we offered double raffle tickets for those students who wore a helmet while riding to school! Congratulations to our winners:

1st - Braeden Winn

2nd - Caleb Yardley

3rd - Kerri…

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on November 4, 2016 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

How We Walked Over October.

For this year's WOO we were very busy! We had hosted walks (W2SD), Walking Wednesday Passports and a Farewell WOO Challenge.

Our school was given lots of WOO stickers from the Heart Foundation, so we decided to have a classroom challenge. Each class was given 300 stickers & asked to create something showing AT. The classes were given all of October to complete the challenge. We are judging next week.

We have made some WW Passports where each Wednesday in October that you…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on November 3, 2016 at 14:16 — 1 Comment

We Walked Over October!

                                        

                                             Jess Sankey, Salsabila, Deb Hamblin & Matthew.      

On Wednesday 26-10-16 the TS Team helped with W2SD hosted walks.  Each of us participated in one of the hosted walks. David & I helped at the…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on November 2, 2016 at 15:41 — 1 Comment

Cycle to school Day preparations starting now

Cycle Safe day at John XXIII to be held Dec 6 2017

Big announcement at assembly this Thursday!

Added by John XXIII College on November 1, 2016 at 9:35 — 1 Comment

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