Active Schools

Skip n Rope!!

Scoil Mhuire had two wonderful days of skipping in September. Mark McCabe from SkipnRope came and introduced his wonderful skipping techniques to each pupil in the school. The girls enjoyed the skipping sessions and it is wonderful to see them practising their skipping skills at lunch break. The aim is to introduce children and teachers to the [...]

2017-10-09T23:37:53+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Active Schools, Latest Posts, Outside, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , |

Scoil Mhuire Family Walk

The Parents and Friends Association would like you to join us for a fun-filled family walk in the Ballincollig Regional Park on Friday 22nd September at 6:30pm! Our walk will follow the marked Michael O'Donovan Running Route, starting at the Allotments car park. All children will receive a map of the park at the starting point, [...]

2017-09-19T15:29:35+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , |

Active School Week – Are you ready?

Next week it will be Active School Week here at Scoil Mhuire. We aim to include a variety of fun activities that everyone can enjoy. The girls will need to wear their track suit all week. We have a lot of activities planned, including: Dance at 10; Dance Fit; Jigsaw Relays; Zumba; Teddy Bears Picnic (Infant classes); [...]

Scoot to School day

On April 27th we had a scoot/cycle/walk to school day. Our Greenschools Committee is working on our fourth Green Flag, which is "Travel". The objective of this flag is to raise awareness among children, adults and the wider community about the benefits of walking, cycling, scooting and exercise in general. There are also huge environmental [...]

2017-08-06T00:57:06+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Active Schools, Green Schools, Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , |

A School Playground!

Our fabulous school playground was built in September 2015 with funding from the annual school walk that was organised by the Parents and Friends Association. It marks our school's 40th anniversary. In 2004, the World Health Organisation recommended that high quality playground equipment should be made available to students for improved physical activity and fitness. An article by Claire [...]

2017-08-06T00:41:23+00:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Active Sshools flag

Active School Flag Our Active Flag has arrived ! Scoil Mhuire has just received its  Active Flag! The girls and teachers have been working extremely hard all year to keep active and to promote physical activity in our school day. We introduced lots of new fun activities like – ‘Dance at Ten’, ‘Funday Monday’ [...]

2017-05-26T14:03:31+00:00March 12th, 2014|Categories: Active Schools, Archive, Awards|Tags: , , , , |