WE’RE TAKING IT IN OUR STRIDE ON
FRIDAY 14 MAY 2021
Well it’s that time of year again when our school seriously starts talking about walking!
This Friday, we will be meeting at the Numinbah Valley School of Arts and safely walking the students to the school. If you would like to join in, please arrive at the Hall by 8.30am and ensure your child/ren are wearing hats.
Walk Safely to School Day asks that we all consider our transport habits and try to incorporate more
walking as part of a healthy, active way to get around. And although walking all the way to school isn’t
realistic for many of us, it’s quite easy to figure out how you can build a walk into your family’s daily
You can teach your child the healthy habit of walking more by:
• Walking with them the whole way to school
• If you have to drive, park the car away from the school and walk the rest of the way.
Regular exercise like walking with your child not only helps them (and you!) beat chronic problems like
obesity, heart disease, behavioural and mental health issues and diabetes. It also gives you a great
opportunity to teach your child safe ways to behave around roads and traffic.
Remember, Active Kids are Healthy Kids so get planning your own Walk Safely to School Day journey for
Friday 14 May 2021!
For more information, visit www.walk.com.au