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”
In school today we did food tasting. We had to try different foods to see if we liked them. We tasted a variety of healthy foods and smoothies. Some of us tried celery and we thought it tasted very strong. Other people tried tuna and sweetcorn sandwiches. Some liked them and some didn’t like them.Continue reading “Active School Week-Healthy Food Tasting”
Today we had a very interesting and unique experience. We completed a trail in our school grounds. We had to figure out the answers to many questions. The trail involved counting, adding, subtracting, estimating, measuring, listening and observing. One of our most enjoyable experiences was finding and drawing a mini-beast. Everyone worked as a team. AsContinue reading “Active School-1st and 2nd Outdoor Trail”
Day One: Senior students ran a mini sports day today as part of our Active School Week.
Ballyneale School will be getting even more active next week, as we’re planning a whole week of activities to promote active lives among young people. We will also be promoting the eating of healthy foods during the week. Here’s a timetable of events planned for Ballyneale School’s Active School Week.
Pupils from 3rd to 6th Class went on a nature walk today in Kilcash woods. After a gentle warm up led by the parents, the children set off on a 6km loop in the woods near Kilcash Castle. Along the route, Mr. McHale taught the children about many of the deciduous and evergreen trees in theContinue reading “Nature Walk”
Active Schools Week takes place on the 8th to the 12th June. This is a week where children take part in physical and health awareness activities along with healthy eating. We have lots of fun events planned for the week.
We are now more than half way through the Be Active After School Programme. There has been a real improvement in pupils’ skill level since the programme started. A big thank you again to parents, Jean and Rebecca for working with us on the programme.