Category Archives: Active Schools 17/18

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! 


Update on running to Dublin

Dublin here we come!
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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!      


Run to Dublin: How we are doing it…

For the past three weeks we have been running to Dublin. Everyday, we have been running laps around the school front yard. If we run ten laps we make a kilometre for our class.After we have ran the first three laps we are allowed to walk for a lap to catch our breath.Some people like to do an extra lap or two. At the
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Room 5: We love to DANCE!

Room 5 have been taking things up a notch with their “human bicycle”  when it comes to active breaks in class. Well done to all who have participated so well and to their teacher Mr. Merrins for the motivation and encouragement he gives to the students to stay active. Róisín and Clodagh from the class had this to say about their activity in class: Just
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