Author Archives: Claire O'Malley

Be Active ASAP

Parents and pupils in both 1st Classes are welcome to join our Be Active After School Activity Programme; parents as volunteers and pupils as participants! Parents were informed at our recent information evening, those who missed out can find out … Continue reading

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Our Teachers are Taught a Lesson!

As part of our efforts to gain the Active flag this year our teachers took part in some professional development on Monday October 10th. Catherine Knight from the Professional Development Service for Teachers came to Ashbourne to review our new … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday!

Celine and Anna from Energie Fitness Ashbourne took 1st and 2nd Classes for fun fitness sessions in honour of the European Week of Sport’s ‘Fitness Friday’. Celine spoke to them about the importance of fueling our bodies well to get … Continue reading

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Olympic Handball

Patrick MacAuley, Irish National Handball Athlete, and Sarah Moloney from Lughnasa Handball Club coached our 3rd and 4th Classes on Thursday. As part of the this week’s European Week of Sport pupils were encouraged to try a new sport and … Continue reading

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Fit4Class

Róisín and Emily’s Junior Infants haven been piloting a new athletics programme for the last 10 weeks. Fit4CLass is being rolled out to encourage schools to introduce pupils to athletics through the use of games to develop fitness whilst enhancing … Continue reading

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