1018 bears sponsored to 672 primary schools by 566 sponsors... Thank You Tony Farrer - Sitting Volleyball Coach. Team Australia Invictus Games 2018 For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Gordon Primary School - GORDON The Gibson Family - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Tim, Ben and Melissa Holman (Past Students) For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Mullum Primary School - RINGWOOD Thank You The Huggetts For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Brisbane Independent School - KENMORE Thank You Reverend Graeme Hodgkinson For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Lindisfarne Primary School - LINDISFARNE Thank You PTE Albert "Alby" McKee Driver Specialist 11 CSSB For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Westdale Public School - WESTDALE Thank You Alana Cronan For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Fingal Head Public School - FINGAL HEAD Thank You John Masters For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Gold Creek School - NICHOLLS Thank You i5Empire owned by Michelle Power For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Halls Creek District High School - HALLS CREEK Thank You St Monica's Primary School For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to St Monica's Primary - EVATT Thank You ASC Pty. Ltd. For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to South Coogee Primary School - BEELIAR
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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