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Active School Week 2016

Active School Week April 2016 Everyone had a very active week thanks to all the people who kindly volunteered their time and expertise. For photographs look under the individual activities. Athletics – Deirdre Cullinan Chi running – Neil Walton Cricket – Ingram Jones (Sligo Sports and Recreation) Dance – Aoibhín Buckley Fun and Movement – Mickey Downs Gaelic – Austin Gilligan Hockey – Caroline
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The Easter Bunny was busy!

Some photos from Senior Infant’s Easter Egg Hunt before the holidays!


GAA Amigos Skills Challenge

Congratulations to Liam, Cormac, Andrew and Jamie who won the Sligo final of the GAA Amigos skills challenge. The challenge was held in Summerhill College on Thursday 3rd March. Twelve schools from around the county participated with four players on each team. Teams were tested on their soloing, kick passing and point scoring ability. Ransboro emerged victorious with a total score of 41 out
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Try-aTri

Well done to everyone who participated in the try-a-tri on Thursday 22nd October organised by Sligo Triathlon Club, Youth Sport West and Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership. It was the biggest inter primary event in the country and 24 children from the school were involved. Thanks to all the parents who helped out with organising bikes, minding bags and uniforms etc. The try-a-tri consisted
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Running

The running club is going well, there are some very enthusiastic runners and every one is trying to improve their own style, speed, fitness and distance. It was great to see so many children try out for the Sligo cross country. We entered four teams – junior girls and boys and senior girls and boys. Everyone ran well on the day, the senior boys
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Athletics Fest

On Friday 25th of September, the annual Athletics Fest was held in the Sligo I.T. Selections of pupils from 3rd – 6th class were chosen to represent Ransboro N.S. We travelled by bus to the Sligo I.T., where we encountered students from many other schools throughout Sligo. We competed in a variety of events, such as the 100m & 200m relay races. A great
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Sports Day Second Class

Second class enjoyed a very active sports day.  They started with races in the hall, followed by the bouncy castles and after break parachutes, space hoppers and dodge ball.  They spent the afternoon on the field doing relay races, the egg and spoon, the long jump, an obstacle course, 3-legged races, tossing the welly and the tug of war. Somehow they managed to find
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Sports Day -Third Class

On June 16th we took part in the annual school sports day. The children took part in lots of activities, for example wheel barrow races, long jump, relays, welly throw and an obstacle course. Here are a few pictures from the day.


GAA Around Ireland Video

Well done to Jack in 6th class who features in the new GAA Around Ireland video. This was an all Ireland schools collaboration video where each of the 32 counties passes the ball to each other through a variety of GAA sports. It will be shown in Croke Park at the launch of the GAA Go Games.


Fencing with Pentathlon Ireland

After some children from the school participated in a biathlon in December, Pentathlon Ireland came to the school to give the children from second class to sixth a fencing taster. The sessions were very well organised and the children learnt the correct stance en garde, how to move forwards and backwards and how to lunge and strike. Everyone had great fun and it was great
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