It’s been a bit of time in-between stories with the business of term 1. Notre Dame had a fantastic year last year, with one of it’s main goals to improve parents' and the community's knowledge of safe routes to school and increasing physical activity. We also implemented plenty of events throughout the year to encourage students and parents to take an active travel option. We’ve had bike ed sessions for our Year 3 students, footprints and stop signs on our paths leading to school and a school access guide created for our parents. With all this we received our first ever platinum funding, this was a fantastic achievement and I would like to specifically thank Carol-Ann and her team in helping provide more plantinum funding grants for schools.


With these grants we have had a bike repair station with signage installed on the school grounds, with our Year 6 group currently working on descriptions students can understand to use the tools on the station, as well as a video to share with students and parents.


We also received funding for another Year 3 bike ed program that will be commencing in Term 2, as well as bike checks for those students before the program commences.


We are looking forward to another year of improvement so we can have students more consistently taking active travel options and working with parents in creating their own ‘Walking School Bus’.



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James (Your Move)

Welcome back for 2022 Brett! Yes, you acheived lots last year and well deserved the Platinum Connecting Schools grant you received. Great to hear that your bike repair station is in place and that the Year 6s are working on some instructions. Thanks too for sharing your upcoming Bike Ed and WSB plans. You have earned 15 points for your reflections on 2021, 40 points for sharing how you are using your CS grant and 10 points for a detailed and engaging story.

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