Search

Bike Breakfast for Cliff Park Junior School

PUBLISHED: 18:25 02 April 2011

Bike It Challenge

Bike It Challenge

Archant

A RECORD number of youngsters cycled to a Gorleston school last week and had a free breakfast as a result!

Cliff Park Junior School hosted its first Bike Breakfast at 8am on Friday with the Friends of the School and the Sustrans Bike It Project collaborating to provide everyone who cycled to school with a free breakfast.

The event saw a record number of bicycles on site, and more than 150 free breakfasts were provided with school cycle sheds overflowing, and additional temporary storage space having to be found.

During assembly, prizes were presented to pupils who had produced outstanding work in the school’s Bike It Literacy Challenge.

Years 3 and 4 had created storyboards illustrating the adventures of Charlie and the Magic Bike, and Years 5 and 6 created storyboards planning out a mini movie to illustrate what Bike It had done for the school.

The joint winners in both upper and lower school projects, along with the runners up, all received individual prizes and vouchers for their class.

Head teacher Chris Tye said: “What a brilliant event to end the three weeks of Bike It activities; a celebration of the health benefits of cycling and how this links so well with the wider curriculum. We are really looking forward to seeing the finished films which the winning groups will now be working on.”

The school held a number of cycling related events over the last three weeks while participating in Sustran’s National Virtual Cycle Race, The Big Pedal.

Turn to Page 30 for this week’s KidzBiz pages


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Great Yarmouth Mercury. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Great Yarmouth Mercury