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 so far!

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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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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