Our Committee for 2016-2017
Active Schools Week 24th - 28th April
The ASW initiative is about providing FUN and INCLUSIVE physical activity opportunities for ALL members of the school community.
It allows schools to reinforce the message that not only is physical activity good for you but it also very enjoyable.
It provides schools with an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about the physical activity opportunities that are available in their locality and to work collaboratively with students, parents and members of the community.
will enjoy a variety of activities throughout the week, from hip-hop dancing,
to athletics and obstacle courses, to active homework and much much more.
Below is a list of activities scheduled for classes
Activities for the week
Laps around the school / court Walk around the school Dancing - Go Noodle
Operation Transformation 10@10 Wake Up Shake Up Yoga
Mindfulness / Meditation Stretching
School Walk on 26th April 2017
The whole school, parents and the local community enjoyed the 5Km walk
Active Games for the week
Beanbag collect game - beanbag on head
Rainbow Blast (coloured cards undeer cones, team race game - three legged / linked arms
Target throw - beanbags and hoops - potato and spoon
Tag games : stuck in the mud, chain tag, sunshine and snowballs - sack
Snatch the bacon (2 equal teams, everyone has a number, object in centre, numbers called out, first to snatch the object get point for team
Tag chase / tag rugby - Fancy dress relay
Basketball - Tongue Twister relay
Soccer / Rounders / Gaelic Football / Hurling / American handball / Treasure Hunt / Penalty Shoot outs / Dodgeball
Maths Trial Activity
Beanbag on head Three legged / link arms Potatoe and spoon Sack Race Sprint
Wheelbarrow Fancy dress relay Tongue Twister relay Normal Relay Hurdles
Kilkenny Hurling Legend
Tommy Walsh, former Kilkenny Hurler visited the school and spoke about his hurling and sport. He emphasised the importance of sport and
the children had a question and answer session with him. He later played hurling with the children.