Joondalup Education Support Centre on the right track with bike donation


Paul Jones, Aperhama Paul, Michael Geralis and Tony Somers, Marcus Myer, Julia Smith, Natalie Burns, Kenneth Garrett and Cody Everitt. Picture: Martin Kennealey
Marcus Myer and Michael Geralis. Picture: Martin Kennealey d475453
Paul Jones, Aperhama Paul, Michael Geralis and Tony Somers, Marcus Myer, Julia Smith, Natalie Burns, Kenneth Garrett and Cody Everitt. Picture: Martin Kennealey Marcus Myer and Michael Geralis. Picture: Martin Kennealey d475453

JOONDALUP Education Support Centre has received four repurposed bicycles to use on a bike track that it recently had built.

Students use the bike track to develop their road skills through reading road signs and using the pedestrian crossing.

The centre received bicycles to use on the track from the Cyril Jackson Secondary College Education Support Centre in Bassendean, which runs a project to rescue and repurpose bikes.

“The students from Cyril Jackson have restored bikes and donated them to our students to be able to ride on our new bike track,” Joondalup ESC principal Natalie Burns said.

Students also develop social skills through learning to wait for their turn and language skills through everyday conversation.

“We believe that riding a bike is an essential part of a young person’s growth,” Cyril Jackson ESC principal Paul Jones said.

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