Savvy schoolchildren make it to the finals of 21st Road Safety and TravelWise Quiz
Fingers are at the ready for the 21st Road Safety and TravelWise Quiz as 20 West Sussex schools make it to the finals on Friday 4th March.
A record 127 schools took part in the first round leading up to the finals. Barnham Primary School got the top score in round two with 115 points out of 120.
The schools taking part in the finals are:
Arundel – Arundel CE Primary
Barnham – Barnham Primary
Billingshurst – Loxwood Primary
Bognor Regis – Edward Bryant
Burgess Hill – Birchwood Grove Community Primary
Chichester – West Dean CE Primary
Crawley – Bewbush Community Primary
Pound Hill Junior
Goring by Sea – English Martyrs Catholic Primary
Haywards Heath – Lindfield Primary
Northlands Wood Community Primary
Horsham – Leechpool Primary
North Heath Community Primary
Littlehampton – Connaught Junior
East Preston Junior
Petersfield – Harting CE Primary
Pulborough – Dorset House
Worthing – Our Lady of Sion Junior
The 120 schoolchildren in the finals will answer questions in four rounds on topics relating to road safety and how to travel around West Sussex in environmentally friendly ways.
The winning school and runners-up in second and third place will each get the prestigious Pemberton Shield and Evans Cycles vouchers.
Lionel Barnard, Deputy Leader of West Sussex County Council with responsibility for Highways and Transport, said: “There are still free tickets to be had for this milestone event, so if you like quizzes and want to see the schoolchildren in action, come along and cheer them on.”
The finals will be held at Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park (PO19 6AP), from 7pm.
To book free tickets or for more information about the quiz, contact the Road Safety and TravelWise teams on 01903 839360.