STEP-BY-STEP IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE
** These 4 steps should be driven by: the school champion / workshop attendee or other interested staff member **
Step Good For Kids resources provided
1. Workshop o Summary PowerPoint Term 4, 2008
Attend the Good for Kids Physical Activity workshop - presents key physical activity issues and an overview of
OR the Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! program. Includes
presenter notes, designed to be delivered in 30-60
Staff who don't attend workshop can access a summary minutes
PowerPoint online http://www.goodforkids.nsw.gov.au/goodforschools.html
2. Raise awareness / share knowledge o Summary PowerPoint (see above) Term 4, 2008
Raise awareness among school community. ASAP following
e.g. Share workshop learnings or PowerPoint summary at staff meeting, workshop
committee meeting, P&C / P&F meeting, staff development day etc
Introduce staff to the Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! program o Summary PowerPoint (see above) Term 4, 2008
o Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! fact sheets
Send information to parents o A series of 10 newsletter articles* Term 1, 2009
e.g. via school newsletter articles and parent brochure Insert into your school newsletter as appropriate:
e.g. 1 each week during the term that you launch the
project, OR 2-3 each term throughout 2009
o A physical activity brochure for parents*
- outlines key physical activity issues and the Get Skilled,
Get Active, Go! program
3. a) Develop your physical activity policy o Physical Activity Policy template Early Term 1,
Formalise your school's physical activity goals and the launch - please note: To be eligible for the Get Skilled, Get 2009
of Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! in a policy document. Active, Go! program and incentives, there are 4 essential
components that your policy must have (See Registration
- If possible, utilise an existing committee (e.g. student welfare) or form a Form).
specific physical activity committee to support your policy development.
- If your school already has a physical activity policy (or if covered in
another policy), you may choose to adapt or review that policy.
Step Good For Kids resources provided
3. b) Register for Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! o Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! registration form Early Term 1,
Fax your registration form and physical activity policy to the 2009.
Good for Kids team.
4. Go! o Good For Kids Physical Activity resource Term 1, 2009
Commence Go Time! folder insert* (Section 4 of your Good For Kids
- Distribute Booster Resource Packs and pedometers to participating resource folder)
teachers. (Teachers to use Booster Packs as a source of energisers,
active games, and FMS practice). o Get Skilled, Get Active, Go! Incentives:
- Use wall charts to record each day's physical activity
1. Pedometers: either
Set date for 'Power Down' Challenge - __/ __ / _____ - 1 for each participating teacher Term 2, 2009
Record in school calendar and policy
OR We suggest
- a class set for the school schools hold their
2. A Go Time! booster resource pack for all challenge for a
Commence 'Power Down' Challenge week during June
participating teachers, including
- Use teaching and learning activities provided as homework or
- wall charts,
incorporate into classroom lessons as appropriate.
- energisers resources
- Encourage families to participate in the ‘Power Down’ challenge and
- active games
support their children to complete the self-monitoring activities on small
screen recreation use. (see Step 2) 3. 'Power Down' packs** including:
- wristbands for all students
- teaching & learning resources
- SSR budgeting / monitoring activities
* Good For Kids Physical Activity resource folder insert supplied Term 1, 2009. ** 'Power Down' packs available from Term 2, 2009
Step 5: Keep Going!
We know that some schools are already doing great things to support and promote physical activity. The Good For Kids Guiding Principles can assist
schools to acknowledge the excellent programs they currently have in place, and plan for additional programs.
The Good for Kids resource folder insert* will include information about going further, and will encourage schools to look for additional ways to
promote physical activity through the school environment and the broader community.