European School Sports Day

European School Sports Day On the 25th of September 2020, we celebrated ‘European School Sports Day’. An active trail was set up around our school ‘Slí na Sláinte’. We were lucky with the lovely weather and classes enjoyed getting active outside. Watch our video to see some clips from the day. Well done to everyone involved!  

Active Week 2020

Active Week 2020 This years ‘Active School Week’ has gone virtual! Remember, it’s recommended that we do 60 mins of physical activity each day. The suggested timetable is below and class teachers will upload each of the activities to Seesaw. You might decide to create your own activities – try to get your whole family involved. We hope you have lots of active fun!    

Congratulations to Rares Ardleanu

May 2019 Congratulations to Rares Ardleanu (Room 15) who represented Ireland at the 5th European Championship Kids and Juniors of Quan Ki Do. Rares travelled to Zurich in Switzerland to represent Ireland with his club ‘Bao Newbridge’. This is a great achievement. Congratulations Rares!

Active School Week June 2019

Active School Week took place this year from the 10th – 14th of June. While the weather wasn’t great, spirits weren’t dampened and the week was enjoyed by all involved. Each morning, students participated in ‘Wake Up, Shake Up’ activities which involved a range of exercises and a different dance each morning. Each class in the school participated in ‘Kickboxing’ and ‘Ultimate Frisbee’ at different stages during the week and.

Marathon May May

The pupils are now engaging with ‘Marathon May’. As part of our aim to renew our Active School flag, our school has to engage with a running initiative. Each class will aim to run the school ‘Slí na Sláinte’ as many times as possible during the month of May. At the end of the month, we will count up all the laps that were completed to see how far our.

Marathon May 2019

The pupils of St. Fiachra’s JNS are busy engaging with ‘Marathon May’. We are aiming to renew our ‘Active Flag’ this year. As part of the renewal process we are trying to see how far around Europe our school can run during the months of April and May. There is lots of running on the school ‘Slí na Sláinte’. We will keep you updated when we count the kilometres at.

Wear Sunscreen to protect your skin !

Wear sunscreen when it is sunny!

Slí na Sláinte

As part of our aim to renew the Active Flag, our school has begun a running initiative. Due to the Easter break it will take place during April and May. We have decided to call the months ‘Athletic April’ and ‘Marathon May’. Each class is going to try and run our school ‘Slí na Sláinte’ as many times as they can. Each round of it counts as 1KM. At the.

Preperation for Seachtain na Gaeilge

For the month of March, we continued to work on the strand of ‘Dance’. Under this strand, we learned a number of folk dances under the guidance of Mrs. Nolan. Classes learned ‘Shoe the Donkey’, ‘Military Two Step’, ‘Siege of Ennis’ and ‘Staicín Eorna’ for example. Classes came together during Seachtain na Gaeilge to perform these dances in a school Ceilí. We also had a school Ceolchoirm. During this, lots.

Preperation for the ‘Ceilí Mór’

February 2019 We have been busy working on the strand of ‘Dance’ this month. All classes have been learning dances under the guidance of Mrs. Nolan. This will culminate in a ‘Ceilí Mor’ during Seachtain na Gaeilge.   Another addition to our school yards are our ‘Games of the Month’. This month we are focusing on ‘Cén t-am é a Mhac Tíre?’ (What time is it Mr. Wolf?). We have.