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Start the Day with a Walk to School


Friday 20 May 2016 was National Walk Safely to School Day. Children throughout Australia were asked to walk to school with their parents or carers, while learning to be safe, active and healthy.

The City of Rockingham encouraged primary schools within the City to participate in this event by offering funding assistance to host a healthy breakfast as part of the event.
“National Walk Safely to School Day aims to promote better health and cleaner air. This event teaches children about the importance of keeping physically active, having a healthy diet, staying safe and caring for the environment,” said City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels.

Nineteen local primary schools receive a donation for a healthy breakfast from the City:

  1. Baldivis Primary School
  2. Bungaree Primary School
  3. Charthouse Primary School
  4. Cooloongup Primary School
  5. Comet Bay Primary School
  6. Endeavour Primary School
  7. Endeavour Primary School - Education Support Centre
  8. Golden Bay Primary School
  9. Living Waters Lutheran College
  10. Makybe Rise Primary School
  11. Rockingham Beach Primary School
  12. Rockingham Montessori School
  13. Secret Harbour Primary School
  14. Settlers Primary School
  15. Singleton Primary School
  16. South Coast Baptist College
  17. Tuart Rise Primary School
  18. Warnbro Primary School
  19. Waikiki Primary School

“The City is also using this opportunity to improve its links with the schools by discussing other health issues and initiatives to create a healthier community,” Mayor Sammels said.

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