National Road Safety Week 2022
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Best foot forward

STEP IT UP: St Joseph’s students Emma, Rosie, Apostle and Jessica get set to walk to school. Picture: Keryn Stevens H0388178

HUNDREDS of students will pound the pavement for Walk Safely to School Day this Friday, May 18.

Youngsters from St Joseph’s School in Payneham will be among those to swap cars for footpaths to encourage road safety and healthy living.

"We have been educating the children about recycling, clean energy and ecological awareness, and this is just an extension of that," deputy principal Ingrid Douventzidis says.

"We want the students to experience clean air and learn how they clean up their lives by doing healthy things, such as walking to school.

"We only have a few who ride to school, even though most live around the corner."

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