Government of South Australia



Government Schools

Dates

  • The Challenge will run from start of term 1 to end of term 3.
  • Approval of participants’ physical activity data will be from 7 July until 22 September 2017.
  • Medals will be sent out in PE Week (November).

Coordinator‘s role

  • Coordinators will no longer log on to the Challenge website.
  • There will be no need to register students at the beginning of the year.
  • Coordinators will distribute and collect student physical activity log books.
  • Coordinators will approve either 4 or 10 weeks of physical activity through EDSAS (discuss this with your Premier’s Reading Challenge coordinator).
  • Each school will provide 2 contact people (the Coordinator and secondary contact).

Registering participants

  • The Challenge is linked to EDSAS, all children will be automatically listed.

Recording participant data

  • Students will no longer be able to log on to record their data.
  • All records will be paper based, signed off by parents/teachers and approval provided through EDSAS.

 Approval

  • Coordinators will access EDSAS where they will see all students in the school.
  • Coordinators will be able to choose 4 or 10 weeks as completion options for students.

Preschools

The guidelines for preschool participation in the Challenge are the same as for schools except for:

Approvals

  • Children (with help from parents and teachers) will record their activity in a log book for 4 weeks (or more) and parents/teachers will endorse children's physical activity.
  • The preschool Premier's be active Challenge coordinator will send a list of the children who have completed the Challenge to DECD.PbaC@sa.gov.au (Children's name and birthdates must be included).

Awards

  • Children who complete 4 weeks of the Challenge will receive a certificate.
  • Preschools with children that complete 10 weeks of the Challenge will be in the running for a $1000 grant.