Government of South Australia



Non-Government Sites

Dates

  • The Challenge will run from start of term 1 to end of term 3.
  • Approval of participants’ physical activity data will be from 6 July until 28 September 2018.
  • Medals will be sent out in PE Week (November).

Coordinator's role

  • Coordinators no longer log on to the Challenge website.
  • There is 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 the DECD Application Portal. The coordinators
    will be provided with special access to the system (discuss this with your Premier’s Reading Challenge coordinator).
  • Each school will provide 2 contact people (the Coordinator and secondary contact).

Registering participants

  • All existing children’s data will be automatically rolled over from one year to the next – no need to register anew each year.
  • Only need to register new children to the school (eg reception students).

Recording participant data

  • Students are 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 DECD Application Portal.

Approval and data entry

  • Coordinators will access the DECD Application Portal.
  • Discuss data entry with your Premier's Reading Challenge coordinator - they are experienced at using this system.
  • The steps of the data entry process are described on this fact sheet: Entering Premier's be active Challenge data for Non-Gov schools.
  • Coordinators will be able to choose 4 or 10 weeks as completion options for students.
  • Data entry must be complete by Friday 28 September 2018.
  • You are not required to send any records (eg log books) into the Premier's be active Challenge team.

Preschools

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

Recording participant data and approval

  • 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 by Friday 28 September 2018, to DECD.PbaC@sa.gov.au (Children's name and birthdates must be included).
  • You are not required to send any records (eg log books) into the Premier's be active Challenge team.

Award

  • Children who complete 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.