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Active Homework Initiative

Here in Scoil Oilibhéir, we always encourage the children to live healthy and active lives. The general health and mental health benefits of activity are well documented. Scientific research shows that short periods of physical activity–even as little as 10 minutes at a time–performed throughout the day provide health benefits similar to longer periods of […]

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Active Homework on Thursdays

Here in Scoil Oilibhéir we always encourage our pupils to lead active and healthy lives. Scientific research shows that short periods of physical activity–even as little as 10 minutes at a time–performed throughout the day provide health benefits similar to longer periods of physical activity. We aim to keep our children active during, and after, […]

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Skipping Day

All the children took to the schoolyard today to practise their skipping skills. There were ropes galore so every child had the opportunity to skip for half an hour and it was great to see the children enjoying their time in the fresh air.

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Skip Hop

Our children returned to school after the holidays with a hop and a skip! All the children, from first class to sixth, participated in skipping workshops over the past few days. The workshops included individual skipping skills, partner skipping skills, double dutch skipping and long rope games and the children thoroughly enjoyed learning and practising […]

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Playtime in the Garden

Senior infants and Rang 3 were the lucky ones today. They brought their wellies to school and were well prepared for fun in the garden at lunchtime.  They couldn’t wait for the bell to ring so that they could make their way to the play trail where they climbed on the dragon , balanced on […]

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