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Be Active ASAP

Children from 1st class and 2nd class are involved in the Be Active ASAP program which is designed to encourage children to participate in fun physical activity with an emphasis on enjoyment, learning and a variety of activity. As part of the program parents act as leaders and each week work on activities with groups of children. We had our first session on 26th
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Active School Week – walk a k after school

Parents, pupils and staff enjoyed walking a k after school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Taking a well earned break!                  

Active School Week – Irish Dancing

1st and 3rd class had a great time with Siobhan learning some steps or showing of their dancing ability.

Active School Week – combined marathon

A number of older classes attempted to run a combined marathon with each pupil attempting to run at least 1k. The younger children ran/walked a shorter distance.

Active School Week – Cricket

Classes from 1st to 5th had the opportunity to learn some cricket skills with Ingram Jones from Sligo Sport and Recreation. For many it was their first time to try cricket.

Active School Week – Dance

All the classes were paired up to learn a dance with Aoibhín Buckley and enjoyed showing off their dance moves.

Active School Week – Soccer

Junior and Senior Infants worked on their soccer skills with Jim Sheridan, second class worked with Benny O’Loughlin and third class with Paul Keavney. All the classes had a great time.

Active School Week – Chi Running

The children in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th looked at the basic technique of chi running in the hall and then put it into practice on the astro turf.

Active School Week – Hockey

The children from second, sixth and fifth enjoyed hockey coaching with Caroline and Eilis.

Active School Week – Athletics

First Class had a great time working on their athletic skills with Deirdre Cullinan.