Bringing more parents on board

Jacinta Thompson
St Augustine's School

On Tuesday 2nd April, I took time out of my day job to attend the April YourMove Forum at the Department of Transport. I also encouraged another active travel parent to accompany me to learn more about how we can build a team of YourMove parent champions at our school. We listened to two fantastic guest speakers.

Kerry Logan spoke all about the benefits of play and the importance of kids getting ‘incidental’ exercise every day as a way to reset their mind between the stresses that sometimes arise between getting ready in the morning and the start of the school day. Then we heard from Emma about the Walking school bus that she set up at North Morley Primary school.

We also got some great tips from the Your Move team about how to encourage other parents to get involved. We came away from the forum very inspired to act on many of the ideas presented. Thank you Carol-Ann and David!

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James (Your Move)

I'm glad you enjoyed the day Jacinta - especially as you took the time out from work to go along. Make sure you let us know if you have any plans or ideas that come out of your attendance.

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Hi Jacinta. Thanks for making the time to join us for the Your Move Forum. It is great to hear that you left feeling inspired! Don't forget, David and I are on hand if you need any additional support.

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