Active Week

Active School Week

The Department of Education and Skills and Healthy Ireland encourage ALL schools to organise an Active School Week (ASW) as part of their annual school calendar.

Active School week is a very significant week in our school calendar. Active week is packed full of fun activities for all age groups and abilities.

We cannot wait for Active Week in June 2019.

Infants visit our local playground, castle and river Arra!

Friday, June 14th, junior and senior infants walked all the way to the town playground. We had great sport there! We then went to visit the Desmond castle. After spending some time here we went through the "magic door" which led us on to the river side! We were...

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10 @10 yoga!

During active week and most weeks the school participates in a daily 10 @10 exercise. Lovely to see 1st class here doing some mindfulness yoga! Well done 1st class!

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1st class Obstacles!

As part of Active week and our outdoor and adventure theme for May and June 1st class girls really enjoyed doing the obstacle courses. Great fun was had in 1st class!

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Little Limbo and Little Obstacles!

The Junior and senior infants really enjoyed active week with Limbo and obstacle courses on the yard. The committee helped them and they had great fun. Integrated with our athletics and outdoor and adventure strand! They had a great time!...

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Whole school Obstacle Courses!

As part of Active week and our Outdoor and adventure theme for May and June we put together a time table where each class got 30 mins doing obstacle courses. The courses were adapted to suit each class level. Everyone had great fun! ...

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Wake up Shake up Monday!

On the Monday of active week we kick started the week with some warm ups on the yard. The music was blaring to get everyone into the spirit. Thanks to Ciara Kelly, an SNA in our school and her daughter Lauren for taking the time to warm up the girls....

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Slow bike race!

On the Wednesday evening of Active Week we organised a slow bike race for the school. The committee set up 7 lanes using cones. The classes had great fun "slow racing" each other! [gallery...

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