Savvy schoolchildren make it to the finals of 21st Road Safety and TravelWise Quiz

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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

Copthorne Junior

Maidenbower Junior

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.

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