Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

On the Road to Success; NAB Grant Provides Transport to Wider Opportunity for Students

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

On the Road to Success; NAB Grant Provides Transport to Wider Opportunity for Students

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Byline: Kieran Banks kieran.banks@qt.com.au

A NEW school bus has allowed students at Bundamba Secondary College to make the most of the schooling and take part in extra curricular activities.

The new bus is linked to Bundamba's NAB Schools First Impact Award win and a $30,000 prize, awarded to the school in September.

Principal Andrew Peach said staff had noticed a lack of transport was getting in the way of some student's ability to take part in work experience and school excursions.

"We have all these wonderful opportunities for the kids at school, but sometimes transport gets in the way.

"It's something that we noticed as far as obviously, when there is opportunities around, you want to assist parents to get those opportunities and we were finding some opportunities were being missed," he said.

With the addition of the bus the school can take the students where they need to go, Mr Peach said.

"It's another element that tops off an amazing year for us and puts us in a better position for 2014 to be a better year. …

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