Physical Activity

In addition to Physical Education we try to incorporate physical activity in lots of other ways for example:

Active School Week in May 2017
Athletics Day in Athlone IT for sports day
Walk on Wednesday as part of the Green Flag campaign
Construction activities in the yard at lunchtime
Obstacle course in the yard
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
Drop Everything and Dance

Active School 10@10

Junior Infant Nature Walk


Construction on the yard









Outdoor exercise for the Green Team constructing the insect hotel




More gardening





Taking a nature walk to put up some bird feeders




Maths Trail




Walk on Wednesday





The teachers’ race on sports day




Fun on the obstacle course at break time





Relay races on sports day




Warm-up on the track with local sporting hero Cheyanne O’Neill




Obstacle Course





Tug o’ War





Warm up




Hiphop with Yaz





Athletics in Athlone IT




Easter Egg hunt




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




3-legged race on sports day





Hula hoop fun on the yard at breaktime




Learning about road safety





EAL tour of our town




Playground fun on our school tour to Glendeer


Parachute fun