Author Archives: Claire O'Malley

Gymnastics with Akaash

Following an Active Flag Committee meeting where pupils expressed an interest in having gymnastics sessions during Active Week we reached out to a local gymnastics class provider and Akash from Wave Gymnastics kindly volunteered his time to come and teach … Continue reading

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Wall of Sporting Fame

We’d love to see more photos of our pupils taking part in sports outside of school- Aishling and Síofra along with our Active Flag Committee created a wonderful display this year highlighting sports our students enjoyed and achieved in. Send … Continue reading

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Ashbourne ET’s Active All Day!

As part of our efforts to get an Active School Flag our committee have been working hard to ensure pupils get lots of opportunities to be active throughout the school day. Active Flag Committee members have been trained as play … Continue reading

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PE at Ashbourne ETNS

As per curriculum guidelines all pupils in our school are taught a minimum of 60 minutes PE per week. We generally teach this in two separate sessions to help contribute to the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity that children … Continue reading

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Be Active ASAP 2018

Ashbourne ETNS successfully ran an 8 week Be Active After School Activity programme for the third time in 2018 for our 1st Class pupils. This is a fantastic programme which offers an hour of physical activity to pupils free of … Continue reading

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