Category Archives: Active Schools

Active Schools Week 2018

… it’s almost here!
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Our New Motto!

Thank you to all our entries in our motto competition this year. It was very hard to pick a winner! The Active Team took a long time to look through all of the entries sent in by the teachers. We will be displaying some of the entries around the school as well as we get ready for sports week, so keep an eye out!
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Boys and Girls GAA

As the GAA  season comes to a close, we would like to say a massive well done to our school teams who represented our school in Cumann na mBunscoil this year. Thank you for your hard work and commitment and also to parents for your support throughout the year. Thank you to Ms. Gill and Ms. O’Neill for taking charge of the girls and
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Playground Games!

  Our 2nd classes have been enjoying learning some new playground games.  These are some of the games they have been trying out.   Ship-sea-shore Children line up on the centre of the yard. This is the “ship”. Teacher designates one side of the yard to be the “sea” and the other side to be the “shore”. Children must react accordingly to what is
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Cross Country Race Day

An excellent day spent at the Cross Country Competition today in The Centre of Excellence, Hawkfield. We are so proud of our teams and thanks to our teachers Mr. Dooley and Ms Gill for bringing them to the event today. Congratulations also to the girls team who placed third today, and got to meet the Kildare great, Johnny Doyle! Well Done!   Trainers: Mrs
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Gymnastics Room 15

Room 15 have been enjoying gymnastics with Carla for the past few weeks. Today we learned how to forward roll properly. Well done everyone who participated so well! 


Gymnastics

Gymnastics is continuing for some classes in the hall. They will get a five week course with Carla, our enthusiastic and energetic gymnastics instructor. Keep up the great effort everyone!      


10@10

We are participating in RTÉ Operation Transformation’s 10@10. Classes are encouraged to do some physical activity for 10 minutes each day. Here is the link to the videos on rte junior website. https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/   “Don’t just sit, Go get fit” Pictured are Room 15!


Let’s Get Active!

We are working hard to introduce more activity into our day!  “Walk while you Talk” at break times. Children are being encouraged to move around the yard as they are chatting at break times. Ionad Spraoi le Chéile: Each class gets an allocated time to use our ionad spraoi (playground). Senior classes are allocated a time during break times to add diversity into their activity
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Active Schools – Santa Dash

Read all about our 3km dashing!
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