Category Archives: Physical Education

Mental Health Awareness Week

The children in 4th, 5th and 6th class have participated in mindfulness activities this week to acknowledge the importance of positive mental health in their daily lives. Mindfulness colouring, yoga & meditation and online guided dance activities (‘brain break’ time) … Continue reading

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End of Year Assembly

Friday June 30th was the last day of the 2016-2017 school year.
All of the classes gathered together at 11.30 for our final assembly.
The children in each class were presented with their PAWS swim certificates following their swimming sessions in Graiguecullen … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017 – Green and Amber Flags- Visit of Carlow Rose, Ciara Dooley

What a day!
Today was our annual sports day and it was jam packed with fun!
We started with swimming races at Graiguecullen pool, where family and friends cheered the children on. The children have progressed greatly at swimming with their block … Continue reading

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Land Paws – Water Safety Lessons

Uisce the Bear visited our school today along with Hannah and Ryan.
This team of water safety instructors from Kildare Water Safety came to the school to teach the Primary Aquatics Water Programme, also known as Land PAWS.
The children had a … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety Training

Our Cycle Safety Training sessions have now finished. A huge thank you to Don and Ritchie who ensured that all of the children made great progress during their lessons.
The senior class finished their training with two sessions out on the … Continue reading

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Mental Health Day

Our school was full of happiness and smiles today!
As part of our effort to achieve an Amber Flag for promoting positive Mental Health, the boys and girls had a jam-packed day of activities.
They began their Friday with the usual visit to … Continue reading

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Champions!!!

Huge congratulations to the Senior Boys GAA team who are the division champions!
The team played against Kildangan today at Moorefield GAA club in blistering heat. It was an intense match with only three points separating the team at full time.
Well … Continue reading

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Tag Rugby Blitz and Rugby World Cup Trophy

Thank you to Killeen NS and Mr Lynch who organised a fantastic tag rugby blitz today for the senior classes in several local schools.
The children played alongside pupils from Killeen, Arles, Ballylinan and Barrowhouse as they were sorted into teams … Continue reading

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Spar FAI 5 a side, Kildare County Final-Runners Up.

A huge well done to our soccer team. We are very proud of each and every one of them.
Conall, Almorufu, Ryan, Fionn, Seán, McKenzie, Ayomide and Lewis were presented with medals for coming 2nd in their competition today.
The children excelled … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety Training

Cycle Safety Training started at our school today.
Children from 4th to 6th class will participate in the Cycle Right Training programme over the next 8 weeks and they will receive a certificate on completion.
The children from Junior Infants to 3rd … Continue reading

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Spar FAI Soccer 5-a side Mid- Kildare

The children from 4th-6th class had a great day today at the Spar FAI 5 a side soccer games in Kilcullen.
Two teams participated from the school. One played in the boy’s competition and the other team played in the girl’s … Continue reading

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Gymnastics

Since January all of the classes have been practicing their gymnastic moves each Monday at school.
We have seen a variety of rolls, cartwheels, hand stands, head stands and much more. The children had great fun learning new moves and creating … Continue reading

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Athletics Fun!

The Junior and Senior Infants have been enjoying their P.E. lessons with Ms. Costigan. During Athletics, they had great fun hurdling and taking part in relay races.
  
  

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Tag Rugby training at our school.

Joey Carbery from Athy Rugby Club has been visiting the school this term to train all of the children. They have been learning the basics of Tag Rugby and have benefited greatly from both Joey’s instructions and the aerobic exercise.
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Physical Education

We are starting a new blog section to focus on Physical Education at our school.

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