It was Active Schools Week here in Ballyneale NS this week. All pupils took part in a variety of activities to improve their mental and physical health. Busy Breaks were taught by the senior classes to the younger classes, relaxation and mindfulness took place throughout the class day, a soccer league was held at lunchContinue reading “Active Schools Week”
We had a great day at the cross country competition in Marlfield on Wednesday. There were lots of individual medals and team medals. Gold for Ava and silver for Annie! Silver for Erin and Seán and bronze for Maeve! For team medals we had gold for the boys 3rd and 4th and for the girlsContinue reading “Cross Country-Marlfield”
Yesterday we had a sports day. We were divided into eight groups. First we did stations in our groups. The stations were; the welly throw, penalties, parachute games, dress-up, water relay, skittles, musical chairs, jenga, slow bike race, hoop throw and obstacle course. After lunch we had races such as the sack race, egg andContinue reading “Active Schools – Sports Day”
Fourth Class did maths stations to explore 2D shapes today.
Courtesy of Helen and Nicola here’s a taster of some of the healthy foods they made for the kids: Smoothie – yoghurt, berries, bananas, orange juice. Juice – apple and carrot. Sandwich – tuna and sweetcorn Lettuce wrap with cream cheese, diced cucumber, red pepper and tomatoes. Kebab Sticks – pineapple, grapes, kiwi, melon. Snacks – nutsContinue reading “Active Schools-Food Tasting Menu”
Third to sixth class continued their cycling and road safety skills today as part of Active Schools Week. All lined up ready for cycling skills with Donal!
Phew, what a busy active day! First and second were out playing rounders today with Ms. Whelan.
Today we went out on a trail. We had to try and figure out a lot of questions. There was a couple of different groups. Some of us finished all of the trail, some of us didn’t! We had so much fun figuring out these questions outside. We hope we can do it again someContinue reading “Active Schools – 3rd and 4th Class Trail”
First and Second had a mini sports day today. They were kept busy by the senior classes with lots of different activities!
The infants were very excited today as they were doing a trail around the school. The 5th and 6th Class had booklets to quiz the junior and senior infants about their school. They had to answer questions about nature, bugs, recycling and different types of shapes. They also had to listen and look for thingsContinue reading “Active School – Infants Trail”