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Active Flag News

Active Flag News

“Being active, staying fit, Gortskehy always does its bit!”, Cathal Tierney, 5th Class   We have been very active in Gortskehy recently for our @activeflag.   We held a competition during November for the children to come up with our active school slogan. The children came up with fantastic ideas. Congratulations to Cathal Tierney, fifth class […]

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Active Flag

Active Flag

ACTIVE SCHOOL FLAGWe here at  SS Peter and Paul JNS are striving to achieve a more active school community.With help from our teachers, students, parents and wider community we hope our school will be recognised as an official ‘Active Schoo…

Playground Leaders

Playground Leaders

As part of our @ActiveFlag initiative we have introduced playground leaders to our yard at break time. Children from the senior room are taking turns and working as the leaders and play games with each of the younger classes. The leaders had a meeting and they came up with the games and rota. The children […]

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Halloween Fun & Active Schools Launch Day!

Halloween Fun & Active Schools Launch Day!

  “80% of children, currently, are not active enough” (Children’s Sport Participation Study and Physical Education Study 2010). This year, we are working towards getting an Active Schools Flag for our school. The aim of the Active Schools Flag is to encourage schools to be more active, more often. It links in with all of […]

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Arts Week: Sean Scully inspired installation

Arts Week: Sean Scully inspired installation

We’ve finally finished our Sean Scully inspired installation for Arts Week 2018. Standing over 2m tall, our 50 masks are decorated in Sean Scully’s famous stripes, and each mask is made from recycled paper (we are a green school after all).
Our piece is called ‘ We can have many faces’  and we feel it represents … Continue reading Arts Week: Sean Scully inspired installation

6th Class Soccer

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We in 6th Class are lucky enough to have started our soccer training with Martin & Joe……………………….The penos were fun

Library trip to see Michael Moylan from Irish History Live

 
On Monday we walked to Balbriggan Library and had a workshop with Michael Moylan from Irish History Live.
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We saw uniforms, we wore uniforms and we learnt a great deal about The War of Independence and The Sack of Balbriggan on 20th September 1920.

Rugby Skills

Rugby Skills

Today in Ms Long’s class,
We had our first rugby skills session on the all-weather pitch. We learned how to correctly hold and pass a rugby ball. Everyone had a great time joining in the games. Really looking forward to our next lesson!

 

MarathonKids 2018

MarathonKids 2018

Fingal County Council launched the programme in our school today with International star David Gillick.  Over the course of 8 weeks fifth and  sixth class students  in schools in Fingal will run 25.2 miles during training sessions.  To complete the marathon distance of 26.2 miles, they will run the final mile together on the 14th … Continue reading MarathonKids 2018

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