On October the 5th, 6th class started the Marathon Kids programme. Over the next 8 weeks the girls and boys will cover the entire distance of a marathon. Classes throughout the school are doing the daily mile on a each day also. This week the 6th classes hope to cover a distance of 2400m. We are looking forward to the challenge.
Week one completed on our marathon kids programme. 2400 metres under the belt.
Here are some new jumping, hurling, football and nursery skills from our GAA coach Colm for you to try out at home.
Approximately fifty pupils from 3rd up went to Porterstown on Tuesday to take part in the second cross country meet of the Fingal League. Lots of points earned again on a cold sunny day. Thanks to Ms. Kelly and Ms. Gallagher for taking them.
The school soccer team had a great win today with two goals from Harry Galvin and further goals from Rei Mulligan, Andrew Mohan and Ewan Taylor. The team was captained by Harry Corcoran. Final score 5-0 Well done lads!
A great day of running in Porterstown today at the Fingal Cross Country Meet Day 2 . Well done to all the boys and girls involved for their fantastic performances. Thanks to Ms Gallagher and Ms. Kelly who accompanied the teams today.
Well done to the girls football team who saw their campaign off to a great this term with a resounding win last week.
In the Summer term the theme for PE is usually Outdoor Adventure. Here we see 3rd class pupils playing co operative games. Team work and good communication were essential skills in these games and it looks like fun played a large part too!
Well done to our our pupils who travelled to Santry today to take part in the athletics today. Mr Lowery and Ms. O’Brien spent the last few weeks selecting the fastest children in the school and then training them every day. Many of them reached the finals from the heats today and we had silver and bronze boys relay medal winners . A few snaps below.
Congratulations to Ben, a 6th class pupil who won the Dublin U13 title in handball this weekend. Ben plays for St. Brigids GAA.