by St.margarets | Dec 13, 2022 | Active School Flags, Physical Education, School Notices, Uncategorized
Congratulations to Pippa who won the Mr. Mooney Shield Swimming Competition for 2022. St. Margaret’s N.S. retired principal, Mr. Mooney was delighted to present the coveted shield to her in person. Well done to all the children who participated.
by St.margarets | Nov 1, 2022 | Active School Flag Information, Active School Flags, Physical Education, Uncategorized
As part of our Active Halloween Feel Good Fridays initiative the children had lots of fun participating in a Halloween scavenger hunt, skeleton relays, exercise circuits and playground games.
by St.margarets | Oct 14, 2022 | Active School Flags, Physical Education, School Notices, Uncategorized
The children came up with their own slogans and colourful posters to promote the importance ‘being active’. They came up with so many creative ideas and the overall winner was Zoe Madigan in Third Class who came up with the slogan ‘Put Down Your Switch and Get On The Pitch’.
by St.margarets | Mar 31, 2022 | Active School Flag Information, Active School Flags, Partnerships, Physical Activity, Physical EducationIn March we commenced a non-competitive running initiative called ‘Run Around Ireland’. We mapped out a 350 metre track around the school and we decided that each lap would be equal to a kilometre (Younger classes ran laps of the Astro pitch). Every class in the...
by St.margarets | Mar 31, 2022 | Active School Flags, Partnerships, Physical Activity, Physical Education, UncategorizedWe were delighted to welcome back Mark McCabe from SkipnRope to run a skipping workshop with our school in March. The aim of the workshop was to introduce children and teachers to the world of skipping. Skipping is a terrific form of exercise that helps a child’s...
by St.margarets | Mar 29, 2022 | Active School Flags, Physical Activity, Physical Education, Uncategorized
#FeelGoodFriday WALKWAY Day took place on 25th March. We used this day to launch our new and revised Active School Walkway for the first time. We are using the new walkway route to promote ‘Learning on the Move’ which ties in nicely with the Outdoor and Adventure strand in PE which we are focusing on this year.