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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+01:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Active Schools, Latest Posts, Outside, Sports|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+01:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Active Schools, Green Schools, Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , |

An Outdoor Classroom

Scoil Mhuire was awarded €1,500 by Cork County Council, through local Agenda 21, to fund the installation of an outdoor classroom! Local Agenda 21 offers funding to all sorts of local environmental projects through local county and city councils. Our project was to include a poly tunnel and an outdoor seating area where the children could learn [...]

2017-06-07T13:03:20+01:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: 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+01:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , |