Providing physical education both inside and outside of schools is crucial in helping young people to learn and develop life skills.
In Scoil Iósaf, we are very lucky with the facilities around the periphery of the school. We have a school hall, fine yard space, and a green area. Children experience a variety of sports and get a taster from internal and external coaches.
Currently, we have a football team, basketball team, camogie team, indoor camogie team and a soccer team. We enter all the local competitions and in recent years have been very successful.
On Monday 11th March two teams of girls from 4th, 5th and 6th class traveled to Corbally, Limerick in order to compete in a 5-a-side blitz. Both teams enjoyed success on the day. We are still awaiting confirmation to see if the girls have qualified for the next round...read more
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! ...read more
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!read more
We are delighted to have Noel O' Connor and Ciara Kelly back with us again for 2018/2019. They have done fantastic work with the girls from 1st to 6th in previous years. They have thought the girls a wide range of skills from camoige, football , basketball and the...read more
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....read more
Scoil Iosaf girls recently competed in the West Limerick Camogie Sevens competition in knockaderry. The weather was glorious thankfully. Well done to...read more
Scoil Iósaf were delighted to welcome David Russel from Sports Fitness Ireland in April 18'. David did yoga with all classes from juniors to sixth class. The girls really enjoyed this activity exploring mindfulness and relaxing new yoga stances and poses. It was a...read more
Sixth Class recently enjoyed doing some Yoga in the halla. They didn't realise how flexible they really were and surprised themselves.read more
Girls from 4th and 5th class competed in the West Limerick 5-a-side Indoor Camogie on Friday 16th March in Newcastle West Community Centre. Well done...read more