Wyndham City is seeking Expressions of Interest from all Wyndham Primary Schools to participate in the 2020 Active Kids Program in Term 2 (14 April – 28 June) OR Term 3 (13 July – 18th September). An Information Sheet including an overview of the 2020 Active Kids Program, how it will be implemented and how your school can be involved is available below.

If your school is interested in being a part of this exciting program, please complete the attached Expression of Interest Form and return it by Tuesday 10 December 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the 2020 Active Kids program, please feel free to contact James Robortella, Inclusion & Participation Officer at james.robortella@wyndham.vic.gov.au or on 9742 0840.

Key Personnel

Principal

Active Kids School Coordinator

Preferred Contact Number Type (required)

Physical Education Coordinator

Program Requirements

The Active Kids Program

  • Identify an Active Kids School Coordinator for your school to act as the main contact.
  • Establish a Health & Wellbeing Working Group to support the investigation, planning and delivery of healthy eating and physical activity initiatives (such as Active Kids) at your school.
  • Attend Council meeting in Term 1 to pick up program resources and discuss the implementation of Active Kids, and further opportunities/support available from Council and Partners.
  • Distribute Active Kids information to parents through school newsletters and other methods.
  • Coordinate and assist with School Activity Days, on offer from Active Kids Partners.

Deliver the Active Kids Program in Term 2 OR Term 3 (or as arranged), 2020 (14 April – 28 June // 13 July – 18 September):

  • Explain the Active Kids Program (purpose, content) to students at the start of the program.
  • Implement weekly classroom activities based on the Active Kids Program guidelines;
  • Distribute Active Kids Passports to all Grade 3 & 4 students participating in the program and encourage students to fill in their Active Kids passport on a daily basis;
  • Distribute stickers, prizes and certificates to all participants involved in the program.
  • Ensure students complete the three Active Kids online surveys throughout the program (Pre, During & Post), encourage parents to complete the parents’ survey and ensure that at least one teacher completes the teachers’ survey.

Note: Council to provide all program materials and rewards for schools.

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