Pedestrian Council of Australia
Road Safety
Walk to Work Day
Friday 5 October 2018

Work stepped up Walking to school promotes more active lifestyle

STUDENTS from Corinda State School will help promote healthy living by joining the national Walk Safely to School Day on Friday.

The 13th annual event highlights the importance of regular walking, reduced car dependency, cleaner air, improved diets and public She said the main activity for the event would involve a supervised walking school bus where Year 3 teacher Daniella Ebbers would meet students at a park and walk with them to school.

"We are an Active Travel School as part of Brisbane City Council’s program," Ms Berriman said. transport and reinforces vital road crossing skills for children.

For the first time parents, carers and pupils can go online to find and plan their best walking route to school.

Corinda acting principal Maria Berriman said the day encouraged students to be active.

"The school has previously taken part in Walking Wheeling Wednesday and also has a Trekking Treddling Thursday where students who walk or ride to work collect a token which goes towards their house points." o To register or view walking routes visit walk.com.au

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STEPPING OUT: Julian Maler and Arland Outhwaite from Corinda State School will take part in Walk Safely to School Day.
Picture: CHRIS MCCORMACK
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