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December 2015 Blog Posts (26)

Term 3 Hands Up TravelSurvey

On Thursday 10th Sep 2015 we held our fifth 'hands up' survey. Happily our results have improved to compare to October 2014.

Overall our active transport was 43% (158 students) compared to 43% (188 students) in October 2014. 

Our accumulated results were:

  • 3 (1%) caught the bus or train - compared to 4 (1%) from our best results in Oct 2014
  • 40 (11%) of students rode a bike / scootered / skated - compared to 73 (17%) from our best results in Oct…
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Added by Nedlands Primary School on December 31, 2015 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

The Final Say....

2015 and 2016 TS Teams working together, brainstorming for  2016. 

                                                Getting thoughts and ideas on paper.                             …

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on December 16, 2015 at 14:34 — 1 Comment

Taking the treasure hunt seriously :)

Added by John XXIII College on December 16, 2015 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Travelsmart to school day a success

Added by John XXIII College on December 16, 2015 at 9:25 — 1 Comment

Winners of BSC second Footprint Friday

And the winners of Baldivis' second Footprint Friday yesterday were:

1st - Jess Miller

2nd - Jake Oorschot

3rd - Chloe Mitchell

Congratulations guys! I'm sure they will enjoy their TravelSmart prizes! …

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on December 12, 2015 at 11:21 — 1 Comment

Baldivis' second Footprint Friday - 11/12/15

The Junior Green team at Baldivis Secondary College set out at 7.30 yesterday morning after some Vegemite toast and milo at breakfast club and handed out raffle tickets to all students rode or walked to school. Miss Gillett and myself were also out and about patrolling the gates and ensuring students were entering through the correct gates (I.e not the staff car parks) and as a result more students got their raffle tickets! Thanks and well done on another fantastic effort by our junior…

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on December 12, 2015 at 11:09 — 1 Comment

NEWSFLASH Ride 2 School registration is open

Ride to school is such a fun day and it's back so soon: National Ride2School Day is Friday March 4 and is set to be their biggest celebration to date.    But wait til you see their webpage....! 

https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/programs/179/

It's so easy to upload hands-up data, to see instant results from it and to compare previous data. TSTS, you know I love you, but I have to say, we could…

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Added by South Padbury PS on December 11, 2015 at 14:14 — 1 Comment

2015 Reflections.

As the year draws to a close, I am taking some time to reflect on what we have learned this year. We ran three Classroom competitions throughout the Winter, which were moderately successful. I have learned some lessons for next time:

Where possible children should be marked if absent, perhaps by the Teacher or  Class parent rep if they are aware of absences.  As only Active Travellers go to mark against their name, those left blank were assumed to be car users and in fact may not have…

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Added by South Padbury PS on December 11, 2015 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Festive Greetings to all the Travelsmart Schools & Members

Greetings to all,

As the Festive Season is fast approaching, the team at Transperth Education would like to extend a very merry Christmas and a happy and safe start to 2016 to all the Travelsmart schools & members.

It is great to see…

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Added by Carol-Ann & David (Transperth) on December 10, 2015 at 14:01 — 1 Comment

So much activity, so little blogging...

Time to catch up !

Our school community at Charthouse have done so well with TravelSmart to School this year, time to start posting our blogs!

Added by Charthouse PS on December 10, 2015 at 11:49 — 1 Comment

Hands Up Survey December 2015

Happy to announce we have increased our TravelSmart to School rate!

43%  K-Y6 up 6% from February 2015

47% Y1-Y6 up 10% from February 2015

Up 1% from December 2014 for Y1-7

Down 3% from December 2014 for K-7

Added by Charthouse PS on December 10, 2015 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

The Road to Handover.

What a predicament to be in! 6 places and more than double that putting their hands up to be  2016 TSers! So, STEP 1: an introduction by both Student and adult TSers, then an "application" to be completed and returned ASAP.

STEP 2:  read these and pick the best 6. Predicament 2: more than 6 sounded good! 

STEP 3: discussion with TS Team and selection made with  a contingency plan of a  "reserve list."

STEP 4: meet with all applicants and explain the HOW of selection and…

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Added by Warnbro Primary School on December 9, 2015 at 16:29 — 1 Comment

BSC 2nd Footprint Friday!!

We are so excited to get our second 'Footprint Friday' competition under way this Friday at Baldivis Secondary College!! Watch this space for pics of the morning and the winners of our raffle!! Our Junior Green Teamies will be out and about again bright and early waiting to give raffle tickets to students who are travelling smart to school :) Woohoo!

Added by Baldivis Secondary College on December 9, 2015 at 15:49 — 1 Comment

Baldivis Secondary College's Sustainability Achievements for 2015

BSC is hosting a Sustainability breakfast tomorrow morning for all staff to have a look at the achievements of our Sustainability committee and Junior/Senior Green Team members this year. Below is a picture of the set up and achievement wall (thanks Tim Hill) with our TravelSmart Junior Green Team members making an appearance showing photos of our first Footprint Friday raffle and our display of the survey data up in the library at the start of Semester 1. Proud to be apart of this awesome…

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on December 9, 2015 at 15:43 — 1 Comment

End of Year TravelSmart Survey 2015

Thanks to our AMAZING Junior Green Team members for collating the data from our end of year whole school TravelSmart to School Survey at lunch time today! In comparison to our first TravelSmart Survey at the beginning of Semester 2, we have seen an increase by 5% of students riding to school which is fantastic to see! The data also shows a decrease by only 1% of students walking to school, number of students that catch the bus to school has stayed the same at 26%, while the number of…

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Added by Baldivis Secondary College on December 9, 2015 at 15:33 — 2 Comments

Charthouse Room 4 Walk Safely to School Day

In May, after Walk Safely to School Day, Room 4 sent an email to me, Alicia aka Mrs Faloona - our TravelSmart Parent Team Leader.  Here is the email, it's attachments and my reply which was so very late.  …

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Added by Charthouse PS on December 7, 2015 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

Into the New Year -Preparation for 2016

2016 is our second year of being a Travelsmart school. We launched in October 2014 with a "Walk to School Day" and our involvement in Travelsmart only began because our neighbourhood needed new refreshed Blue Feet stencils!…

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Added by South Padbury PS on December 5, 2015 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Video Walk Safely to School Day 2015

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9v41ozh1kwu8c4c/Walk%20to%20School.mov?dl=0

Thanks to Mrs Taylor for creating the video!

Added by Charthouse PS on December 4, 2015 at 14:20 — 1 Comment

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