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.

Active week 2018

Some pictures from Active Week 2018 where we can see the girls having lots of fun doing novelty races and obstacle courses! What a great week we had!

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Claire O’ Riordan visits Scoil Iósaf

We would like to say a huge thank you to international women's footballer Claire O' Riordan who presented the scoil Iósaf world cup 2018 certificates and medals to the winners and runners- up. Morocco and Columbia reached the final. Claire presented an Irish Jersey to...

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Active stations

The children at Scoil Iósaf enjoying active stations on the yard during active week. Well to the active committee for setting it up each day.  

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Terrific Tracksuit Thursday !

To celebrate Active Week in Scoil Iósaf the committee organised "Terrific Tracksuit Thursday".  The children and their parents all met up in the square in Newcastle West  in their active wear and had a lovely active stroll to school.  After all the active challenges...

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3rd Class – Active Week

Rang a 3 had a great time participating in Active Week this week. We did our 10 @ 10 and active challenges every day and we had great fun. We had so much fun during the slow bike race. The aim of the game was to ride our bikes as slowly as possible to the finish line....

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Active Week 2018

Second Class had great fun during Active Week! From penalties against teachers to playing badminton, 10 @ 10 and the active challenge! We were very lucky girls this week in Scoil Iosaf we also had a surprise visit from the ice-cream...

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2nd Class Active Challenge

2nd Class took part in an Active Challenge for Active Week. Each day we had different activities and exercises to complete. These included: squats, planks, jumping jacks, push ups, lunges, sprints and dance! [video width="640" height="352"...

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