Category Archives: Active Schools

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 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!      


We are participating in RTÉ Operation Transformation’s 10@10. Classes are encouraged to do some physical activity for 10 minutes each day.   “Don’t just sit, Go get fit” Pictured are Room 15!

Let’s Get Active!

As part of our Active Schools Flag, we are trying to encourage our senior classes to “Walk while you Talk” at break times. Children are being encouraged to move as they are chatting at break times. Don’t just sit, go and get fit”  

Active Schools – Santa Dash

Read all about our 3km dashing!
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Santa Dash Training in full swing!

We are gearing up for our first ever “Santa Dash” this Christmas. Classes are busy training for the event which will take place later this term. Classes are busy clocking up laps to help reach the target of 3km on the day. Its been great to see so many classes getting out and moving. Best of luck to all and looking forward to seeing
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Athletics Action Day: 2nd-4th classes

We had great fun at our Athletics Action Day. Mark from K-Leisure Naas, arrived with plenty of energy and enthusiasm to get our junior classes up and running. He gave some great ideas for improving our athletics skills including dodging, running, skipping, jumping etc. It was great fun and well done to our 2nd-4th classes for their great participation!  

Active Schools Week Dance Off

Active Schools Week 2016

Everyone at St. Conleth and Mary’s enjoyed a stunning Active School’s Week earlier this month. It was a welcome break from the books particularly as the weather decided to be so kind to us for a week jam packed with activity. We started our week with our annual Teacher Vs Student match in the Patrician field. It was hotly contested with the teachers taking
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