13 September 2017
Last Saturday, after students finished exams, a group of our Year 11 and 12 students took part in a defensive driver training course, with Safe Drive Training at Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich. It was a particularly chilly start to the day but soon warmed up with the revving of engines!
We are very grateful to the Glennie Parents and Friends’ Association who heavily subsidised the cost of the course for the students. The experience was extremely worthwhile and the students, as well as enjoying themselves thoroughly, learned how to protect themselves on the road with ‘hands on’ practice in a range of vehicles. The program’s objectives focus specifically on overconfidence, risk-taking, inexperience and peer influence and students received a certificate of participation. The Glennie School has a commitment to maximising road safety skills for our young drivers.
Contributed by Mrs Nat Bennett