Physical Activities

Our Active flag is very busy organising many active events throughout the year. This may include whole school events, sports events, single class events or even individual achievements.

Scoil Iósaf encourages children to lead a healthy, fun-filled and active lifestyle. We love to share this news at every opportunity. Take a look at some of our proud active moments for 2017 -2018 so far!

Run around Ireland !

Delighted to announce our new ASF initiative called "Run around Ireland"! Every class from juniors to sixth are taking part in this activity for a minimum of six weeks. The challenge consists of running laps of the school yard or hall. I lap  = 1km!  We then add up...

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Run Around Ireland Challenge – Junior Infants

IMG_7371.1IMG_7372As part of our Active Flag we are all engaging in the Run Around Ireland challenge. A number of times during the week we get out of the classroom and run, jog or walk. We then add up our kilometers and track them on a chart. We are all enjoying...

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Spooky Stroll!

Our Spooky Stroll was a great success this year! Both the Green Schools and Active Flag teamed up to organise  this initiative. Some girls designed their own home made costumes  and we had a competition for the top 3. We all met in the Square in Newcastle West and...

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New Active Flag Slogan

Pupils from all classes were invited to create an Active Flag slogan. It was a tough decision but we finally picked our  winner, Grace Kelly. Our new Active Slogan is " Don' t sit, get up and get fit"!!! Well done Grace and to everyone who entered. Grace received an...

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Weekly assembly and updates!

Our 2018/2019 ASF Committee have been very busy planning and preparing for new initiatives that we hope to develop over the year. One of our first initiatives is a weekly assembly in the hall after our prayers. The ASF will give weekly updates and announcements to the...

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5th class check into the “Bug Hotel”!

Recently, Geoff Hunt came to visit. We explored the bug hotel in our green area. We collected many different bugs and examined them on the microscope. We had a great day exploring our local school environment and seeing all the different bugs that live in our green...

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Active Flag Committee 2018/2019

The  New Active Flag Committee for 2018/2019 has been selected. Chairperson: Ellie Nolan, Vice Chairperson: Lucy Shanks, Secretary: Pia Kelly, Vice Secretary: Shonagh Vaughan and our three spokes people are Ella Cahill, Daria Radanovic and Zuzanna Pasek. Teacher Co...

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9 a side Gaelic Football

Well done to the girls from 4th ,5th and 6th class who competed in the 9 a side football blitz in Mick Neville Park in Rathkeale on Oct 15th. Well done girls!

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Volleyball

6th Class have been practicing their serve, bump and set volleyball movements over the past few weeks. They are now ready to put these skills into practice and will be participating in a class run volleyball blitz over the coming...

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