"Being Active every day, helps you work, rest and play"
Senior Girls in Croke Park!
Well done to our Senior girls! We're very proud of them. Even though they didn't win in the final they put a huge effort in. Thanks to the teachers who have coached them and to all the supporters. More photos here.
Sensory Friendly Hallowe'en Activities
Our Senior girls won their semi-final vs Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin. Congratulations girls! We look forward to going to Croke Park! Thanks to the teachers working with them and all the parents and grandparents supporting the team.
Junior and Senior Boys
Well done to all who took part in the Ciarán Carr Colour Run!
This year 5th and 6th classes are taking part in the programme. They are running each week and also learning about nutrition, hydration, the social and mental benefits of exercise etc.
Round Towers Blitz + Cumann na mBunscol games
Lots of boys and girls participated in mini leagues organised by Round Towers. They had great fun!
Click on the link to see what programmes are available in South Dublin.
Learn2Cycle Programme, September 2019
Congratulations to the 6th class boys who won their division of the recent Round Towers U12 Camáint Hurling Competition!
The coaches from Leinster Rugby, who delivered the brilliant sessions at the Easter Camp, are running an amazing inclusive summer camp in July. Leinster Rugby Inclusion Camps provide children with all disabilities aged between 6-15, with a fun-filled three days of rugby during the summer holidays. The camps are focused on adapting rugby to meet the needs of camp-goers to maximise enjoyment and learning to play the Leinster Way. The camp for South Dublin is taking place in Terenure RFC from the 2nd-4th of July from 10.30am-12.30pm (Please see attached poster).
What to expect at the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Inclusion Camps
Places are limited! If you would like to read more about the camp or to register, please follow the link; leinsterrugby.ie/camps/inclusion-camps/.
Soccer for 1st and 2nd Girls
Cross Country Finals, 16th May, 2019
A fabulous day for 47 of our pupils from 3rd-6th class! They competed in races with over 3,000 boys and girls from South Dublin schools. Thanks to the organisers, the teachers who have coached them this year and to the parents who helped with supervision.
Cycle Right Programme
5th class participating in the Cycle Right Programme. Having lots of fun but also learning valuable safety skills.
Clondalkin Cetlic, in conjunction with South Dublin Partnership and the FAI, gave taster sessions to our 1st and 2nd class girls. A league for girls will start during the summer.
Spar 5s Blitz, April 2019
We entered two teams for the girls' blitz and two for the boys. Great fun on the day and not far from Clonburris either!
Two of our 6th class girls were given the opportunity to attend a refereeing workshop in St. Patrick's College of Education, DCU. They refereed in Croke Park on April 15th. Thanks to the LGFA, Cumann na mBunscol and David Gough.
7th March, 2019
Another great day organised by South Dublin County Council! 3rd-6th class runners had a lot of fun. We have some very fast runners!
Great results in race three! Getting plenty of practice before the finals in May.
Cross Country Race, 7th February 2019
Pupils from 3rd-6th class ran in the first cross country race of 2019. The races are organised by South Dublin County Council. Mr. Ryan and Ms. Ruddy accompanied the children and a number of parents walked over with them. Great results and great fun!
Final mile in Santry!
Congratulations to our 6th classes who ran the final mile of their marathon in Santry! Super effort from all the boys and girls. Thanks to their teachers and SNAs for all their hard work and to the parents who helped with supervision.
News2Day film Marathon Kids activities!
News2Day filmed Ms. Walsh's and Mr. Garvey's 6th classes as they did their Marathon Kids warm up drills and running, led by Mr. Murray. Some of the pupils and Ms. Morley were asked questions afterwards. A great experience for all! Here's the link to the news clip.
This is our 2nd year to be involved with Marathon Kids. 6th classes are running each week, looking at all the benefits of exercise, getting healthier and happier each week! Ms. Walsh and Mr. Garvey are doing great work and Mr. Murray is leading the way each week. South Dublin County Council provide so much support for these kind of initiatives.
David Gillick runs with 6th class
David Gillick, Marathon Kids Ireland ambassador, came to visit us with Paula Swayne from South Dublin! He did a warm-up with 6th classes and then ran with them, before we had a Q&A session in the classrooms. Inspirational!
Ciarán Carr Foundation Colour Run
The Ciarán Carr Foundation has fund-raised for a number of years and each school in the area has defibrillators as a result. The Family Colour Run this year raised funds to help maintain all these defibs and to continue training. A great morning in Corkagh Park with pupils, parents, staff and their families running and having fun!