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
10@10
Drop Everything and Dance

Active School 10@10

Junior Infant Nature Walk

 

Construction on the yard

 

 

 

 

Gardening

 

 

 

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