Well done to everyone for making Active Week so much fun this year. We kicked off on Monday with fun activities such as frisbee, athletics and boxing. On Tuesday, Padraig invited us all to Grangegorman where the whole school participated in his fantastic fun stations, incorporating everything from dance to Tug-of-War to dodgeball. Michael and […]Read More Active Week 2021
A few weeks ago, as part of out Active School Flag renewal, we conducted a survey among parents/ guardians and children regarding physical activity and education. It was suggested that the school could provide some information around exercise and nutrition. Children should be getting 60 minutes of exercise per day and while they will get […]Read More Useful links for information about nutrition and exercise for children
Huge congratulations to the 6th class pupils who completed the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme on the Grangegorman campus today. Over the past 8 weeks, the children have been running increasing speeds and distances, along with learning all about the health, social, community and educational benefits of an active lifestyle. Conditions were cold […]Read More Marathon Kids Final Mile
Once again this year, 6th classes are participating in the fantastic Marathon Kids Programme, an initiative that sees them run increasingly long distances each week that will add up to a total of 26.2 miles after the 8 week programme is complete. Pupils are also learning about the many physical, mental, social and community benefits […]Read More Marathon Kids
As part of our participation in the Creative Schools initiative, we have been benefiting from virtual sean nós dancing workshops over the past few weeks. Have a look at the video below to see how we got on! Well done to all who took part. Thanks to Caoimhe Ní Mhaolagáin from Ceol ‘s Cos for […]Read More Sean Nós Dancing
For the past few months, we have enjoyed our Friday GAA sessions! We know that being active and getting involved in sports is good for the mind and body. We love doing the daily mile every day too, which not only gives us extra energy and helps us to focus in the classroom, but also […]Read More Being active!
Our school’s core value for February is co-operation. Many classes used the whole school focus on co-operation as an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of co-operative games (and Michael’s class even did co-operative yoga!), which tied in nicely with our renewal of the Active School Flag. Have a look!Read More Co-operative Games
The whole school from Junior Infants to 6th Class have been taking part in running our ‘Daily Mile’ each school day. It has improved our fitness, energy levels and sometimes even our mood! Here is a snapshot of our efforts.Read More Daily Mile in D7ET
We are so excited in D7ET to introduce our new Sensory Path! Children, parents and staff have all been having a go this January and we would like to share some pictures with the whole school community. The Sensory Path provides opportunity for short and fun movement breaks and also for deep pressure or alerting […]Read More Our new Sensory Path!
In November and December, all classes were busy engaging in the gymnastics strand. Have a look at some of the great work they did!Read More 6th class gymnastics