1017 bears sponsored to 671 primary schools by 565 sponsors... Thank You Moriah College For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Moriah College - BONDI JUNCTION Suzanah Kirby - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Vincent Crabbes Creek General Store For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Crabbes Creek Public School - CRABBES CREEK Thank You Chief of the Defence Force For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Point Lonsdale Primary School - POINT LONSDALE Thank You Trevena Family For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Lake Gwelup Primary School - GWELUP Thank You Bill Guthrie For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to The Scots College - BELLEVUE HILL Thank You Patrick Bakes For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Circular Head Christian School - SMITHTON Thank You WO Geoff Stokes- Head Coach, Invictus Games 2018 For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to St Patrick's Parish School - COOMA Thank You Clifton RSL Sub Branch For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Nobby State School - NOBBY Thank You YMCA Albany Creek Outside School Hours Care For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Albany Creek State School - ALBANY CREEK Thank You Alkira Secondary College For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Hillsmeade Primary School - NARRE WARREN SOUTH
Aiden Davie – Student Ambassador

The Bears to School project is achieving remarkable success in Australian schools. A significant milestone of 800 bears have now been donated to 525 schools. The project has been embraced by the whole community – teachers, families, parents’ committees, not-for-profit organisations and the students themselves!

An important goal of the Bears to School programme is to empower students to engage with history in meaningful and innovative ways. As part of this approach, we have created an opportunity for students to become Bears to School Student Ambassadors.

Students can channel their creativity and passion for history to engage their fellow learners and encourage their communities to make donations. Students can do their own research about a Great War topic that interests them, or get started by using the resources available on the Bears to School website.

Aiden Davie attends Canberra Grammar School and shared his Bears to School story with fellow students during a school assembly:

“Having Trooper Jones in the classroom with us made our history lesson come alive. I want to share the Bears to School message with other students and tell the stories of our diggers from the Great War”

Watch Aiden’s presentation

How students choose to share the Bears to School message is up to them – we encourage telling the special stories of our diggers, sailors, airmen and nurses in creative ways.

As a Bears to School Student Ambassador their profile will featured on the Ambassadors page, along with their message of support.

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