Events and Initiatives

We enjoy a great variety of physical activities in St. Paul’s.  We have been running many events and initiatives in order to attain our Active School Flag including:

Junior Infant Nature Walk

Active School 10@10

other initiatives and events are:

  • Active School Week in May 2017
  • Athletics Day in Athlone IT for sports day
  • Walk on Wednesday
  • Athletics for first class in AIT on Mondays in September and October
  • Rinka for infants every Monday in the school hall
  • Hockey in the second term every year
  • Construction activities in the yard at lunchtime
  • Obstacle course in the yard
  • Visiting teacher for hiphop/zumba classes every year
  • Visiting teacher for gymnastics
  • Easter and Summer camps in the school during school holidays
  • Hula hoops and footballs to play with at playtime
  • Nature walks and maths trails in the school grounds 
  • Habitat Mapping, constructing an insect hotel and planting flowers and vegetables
  • RSA Street Smart Kids Workshop

Parachute fun





Construction on the yard









Hockey Blitz




Hockey Skills




Outdoor exercise for the Green Team constructing the insect hotel




More gardening





Taking a nature walk to put up some bird feeders




Maths Trail





Hiphop with Yaz





Rinka with Sandra and Dave




Walk on Wednesday





The teachers’ race on sports day





Little Acorns getting some exercise on the football pitch




Ball skills on the Basketball court





Fun on the obstacle course




Relay races on sports day





More relay races!




Running laps of the track





More balls skills





Balancing on the obstacle course









Tug o’ War





Warm up




Hiphop with Yaz





Athletics in Athlone IT





Obstacle course




Hurdles in Athlone IT





We even have to work hard for our Easter Eggs!




The Litter Squad getting some exercise and keeping our school grounds tidy




3-legged race on sports day





Hula hoop fun on the yard





Playground games




Learning about road safety





EAL tour of our town





Gymnastics with Leonard




Playground fun on our school tour to Glendeer