Category Archives: Active Schools 17/18

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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Ceili in St. Conleth and Mary’s Primary School

Read all about our Céilí Mór
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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!

Cross Country

  Mrs. Dooley, Ms. Gill and Mr. Dooley have taken charge of our cross country team. They have had great interest and attendance at training and a team will be picked to represent our school in the cross-country competition in Hawkfield next month. Well done and best of luck to all involved.    

Senior Athletics Day

Check out our athletics workout.
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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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Athletics Day:5th & 6th class

Mark from K-Leisure returned to us again before the Christmas holidays and took charge of our senior classes for an athletics action day. Everyone had great fun and Mark kept all of the children moving, hopping, dodging, jumping and laughing. Well done to all of the classes for their enthusiasm and participation!   “Don’t just sit, go get fit”      

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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