We are very active in Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní). We have two yard breaks everyday. We have three zoned areas in our yard so everybody has lots of space to be active.
We introduced an ‘Active Yard’ at the beginning of our Active School Flag process. We have a timetable for activities throughout the week. The activities include- skipping, dancing, bean bags, hula hoops. This encourages all pupils to be active on the yard. Our Active Agents from the Active School Committee help with putting out equipment and organising our Active Yard.
Our Active Yard Timetable
Active School Noticeboard
We always keep our Active School Noticeboard up to date so everyone can see what exciting activities are happening!
Our 6th class girls do a fantastic job keeping our PE cupboard in order!
We are active in our lines on yard each lunch time. Our Active School Committee and Playground Leaders take charge of our active lines and encourage us to be active on the yard.
Run Around Europe
We took part in the Run Around Europe challenge in September. The girls in Sixth Class measured the perimeter of the yard, the astro pitch and the field. Every girl in the school went for a run each day. After each lap we got a lollipop stick so it was easy to keep track of how many laps you ran! After 597km, we reached our first destination which was London. We kept running and after 1073km we reached Paris. We really had great fun!
Run for Your Life!
After the huge success of our Run Around Europe challenge, we decided to keep running! We came up with our own running initiative called Run for Your Life. Each class runs for a few minutes at the beginning of each P.E. lesson. We also run at other times during the day. We say poems, sing songs, practise our tables and spellings etc while running. At the end of each week, one class will give us a report on their running over the intercom.
We had great fun today and we were lucky that the weather was kind!
Everyone in the school assembled in the playground and on the ringing of Santa’s bell, we all dashed around the yard for a full five minutes!
What a colourful spectacle!. Great fun was had by all.
Rang a Cúig have been staying active! We organised our own class Olympics! We made an Olympic torch and ran through the school to launch our competition! We also made our own medals and used measuring instruments from the Maths room to organise our different event! After the Olympics, we held a medal ceremony complete with music!
Each class has been doing the 10@10 during the day. It doesn’t always happen at 10am but regardless we love doing it. Active breaks are great fun and we all feel ready to get back to work after them.
We are also still doing 10@10 on the yard!
Active School Suggestion Box
We believe that it is very important that every girl in our school has her voice heard. We have an Active School Suggestion Box. Any student can put her ideas into the box. We discuss the ideas at our Active School meetings.
Active School Scrapbook
Every class has an Active School Scrapbook. We document any physical activity that we do at home or in school.
Cross Country Champions!!!
A huge congratulations to our Cross Country Team who won the Fingal Athletics League Group C for the very first time.
Last Tuesday our Cross Country team headed off to Santry to take part in the final session of this year’s Fingal League.
Once again all our runners did their very best and ran some superb races. There were some fantastic performances in each age group.
Aimee Corcoran put in a wonderful performance to win the 3rd Class race with Adele Anigala following close behind to finish in a very impressive 3rd place. In the 5th Class race Aoife Corcoran once again put in an outstanding performance to cross the line in first place.
Several other girls finished their races within the top ten positions showing just how much they have improved since the beginning of the series. When all the scores were added up, our girls were delighted to be presented with the winners’ plaque . A well deserved reward for all the effort they put in throughout the last number of months.
Congratulations to all the girls involved and to their coach Mr Mc Crudden. We are very proud of you all.