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!

Santa Stroll to School

On Thursday 20th January, Scoil Iosaf started off fine and early! We met in the square at 8:30 and walked to school in our Christmas attire. Well done to all involved especially the Active Committee who organised the event for us. [gallery...

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Active Advent – 5th Class

As part of our active school initiative we have been busy being active in our classrooms! During the day we use our active advent calender which gives us challenges we must complete. Below are some pictures of us doing some yoga in our classroom!  ...

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4th Class Christmas Panto

4th class girls have been very busy preparing for their Christmas panto this year " Cinderella Rockerfella" Here you can see the girls the day they preformed it for the school. They preformed on Tuesday the 11th of December for their families. The girls put on a...

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Active Lines!

  Scoil Iósaf is still trying to keep fit even in the cold weather! Our new active line initiative is an easy and fun way to stay active. Two active agents are selected from each class each week and model simple exercises in their lines after...

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Walk around our world day!

The Green Schools committee were very busy organising "Walk around our world day"! Each class was given three countries to complete projects on. The girls worked in groups in each class and came up with amazing displays, posters,...

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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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