Physical Education

Physical Education

All classes are taught 5 different PE strands each year: Athletics, Aquatics, Gymnastics, Games, Outdoor and Adventure. Each class receives at least an hour per week of physical education.

By taking part in the Active School Flag programme it has helped us to focus on an improved provision of Physical Education in the school. Teachers use the Primary Schools’ Sports Initiate to help when teaching and delivering the different strands.

‘Action For Life’ Teacher Training

The Irish Heart Foundation, the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, runs teacher training workshops for Action for Life. The teachers here at St. Margaret’s N.S. recently completed the Action for Life workshop which is supported by the Department of...

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St.Margarets Athletics

Athletics was our strand for development and we focused on this strand in our Physical Education lessons in September and October.

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Active Homework

Each teacher is asking their class to continue to complete some form of PE homework every Monday night. This varies every week and within every class. It could be a simple task like getting out for a walk or cycle in the fine weather or some teachers have even...

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