JEPARIT Primary School students are set to benefit from a new bike shed.
A $4500 State Government Community Safety Fund grant will pay for the building.
Teacher Veronica Huff said the new shelter would enhance safety for both the students and their property.
"The bike rack is out in the open and where it is located is on the main road to the hospital, so it's not very safe," she said.
"There's also no cover, so when it rains we have to rush out and move all the bikes in under the eaves of the verandah."
Mrs Huff said the grant came at a good time because the students were participating in a bike education program.
"We get into bike education every two years and the students are really enjoying it," Mrs Huff said.
"Between 10 and 15 students ride to school, so the shed will get a lot of use.
"It's going to be near the football oval, so there will be plenty of access and the kids will look after it, making sure it's locked up."
Mrs Huff said she hoped the students would help put the bike shed together during a working bee. Hopefully they'll be able to have an input," she said.
"If they help out they will feel proud of it and it will be 'their' shed," she said.
Mrs Huff said she hoped the school would have its new bike shed operational by the start of term four.