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Back to School  Campaign


Kildare County Council is seeking expressions of interest from parents of incoming 5th and 6th class primary school children who wish to nominate their child to participate in a ‘Back to School’ and a ‘Safe Routes to School’ road safety promotional video for its social media platforms and local press.

The video will be produced by the council and will focus on safe routes to school, including the use of various types of road and pedestrian crossings while travelling to school by foot, on bicycle or in a vehicle. All aspects of the production will adhere to Child Protection and Data Protection regulations.

There is no fee for participants and anyone interested are asked visit the council’s website at where they can download the nomination form from the road safety section.

Interested parents can also send an e-mail to to request a form. All forms, when complete should be returned to the council’s Road Safety, Cycling and Sustainable Transport Officer Declan Keogh for consideration.

Closing date for nominations is Friday 31st August

Back to School Nomination Campaign Form

File Size: 38KB - Document Type: MS Word

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Co Kildare
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