Partnerships within and outside the school are an important aspect of the Active School Flag. When a school participates in the Active School Flag Programme it is vital to interact and engage with other organisations and clubs. We invite sports clubs, athletes and physical activity providers from the local community to talk to the pupils or to give taster sessions of their activity. We constantly try to raise awareness of the huge variety of ways in which people can be physically active.
Within St.Margarets N.S we established our own ASF committee at the outset of the process. The committee is made up of two pupils from each class in the school and they meet regularly with Ms. South to discuss their plans and initiatives for this active school year. The members keep all classes up to date on ASF news and events and they have various leadership roles and duties. Some of these duties include active yard monitors, PE equipment monitors, dance troop leaders and much more. Our school has an ASF notice board which is updated and monitored regularly.
Our school informs pupils and parents about physical activity opportunities that are available in the local community. The school has a strong relationship with St. Margaret’s Gaelic Athletic Club and we have weekly sessions with an external coach from the club.
St. Margaret’s N.S. acknowledges physical activity and sporting success achieved during and outside of school hours. The children’s achievements are documented on our school ASF notice board and they love to see their photos displayed.
Thanks to the funding received from Dublin Airport Community Fund, we have been able to purchase three new Interactive Whiteboards for our school. Digital technology has now become an integral part of teaching and learning in schools
We would sincerely like to thank the DAA for the funding that the Parents' Association received from the Dublin Airport Community Fund. The Parents' Association used this funding to purchase JAGGO Blocks for our school. These construction blocks offer many learning...
For Engineer's Week 2021 the children in 3rd to 6th class took on a project while working remotely. As part of their STEM education they exercised the 'design and make' skills. In addition to this, the children engaged with all aspects of planning, constructing and...