07 Oct 2019
All-new Walk to School Competition
By sharing how your school has bought Walk to School to life, you could win your students an awesome footy clinic with an AFL or AFLW player, thanks to our community partner, the AFL Players’ Association.
How to enter
- Get creative with how you can get your students and community engaged with the program. Remember to keep in touch with your local council about any additional initiatives which might be happening in your local community that your school could take part in.
- Keep a note of all the awesome things your school does to help get more kids walking, riding and scooting to and from school.
- It’s easy to enter! Jump on our competition page and tell us what your school community is doing to help students get active to and from school during Walk to School. Entries open on Friday the 11th October.
- Submit before Friday 8 November 2019, 11.59pm and you will be in the running to win big!
Ideas to bring Walk to School to your school
Stuck for ideas? We’ve got you covered with some suggestions for how to bring Walk to School to life in your community!
- Host an all-school walk or healthy breakfast
- Using our free Walk to School materials in the classroom
- Shoe parades where students can decorate their shoes and show them off to classmates.
- Art installations
- Safe and fun walking routes
- Competitions within your school
- Organising for students to meet up and walk, ride or scoot to school together
- Themed walk, ride or scoot to school days
- Footpath chalking with active travel and road safety messages
- Special guests at school events
- Obstacle/ skills course
- Incentives or reward system for walking, riding or scooting to school
Bring your entry to life!
You can upload additional files to support your competition entry, so there is no limit to how creative you can be with your submission. Perhaps you film a video with students from your school, write a song, create artwork or take some awesome pictures from a Walk to School event. We would love to see it all!
We can’t wait to see schools show us how they supported students to get active and develop healthy habits for life, because that’s what Walk to School is all about!