Active Home Week Challenge #7

Our final active home week challenge!!

Today you need a dice ๐ŸŽฒ If you don’t have a dice, you can use a virtual one online โžก๏ธ

It’s simple. Roll the dice and do the exercise that corresponds the number you roll.

Why not roll two dice and make up your own exercises for numbers 7 – 12? ๐ŸŽฒ๐ŸŽฒ

Once again, a huge well done to all who participated. ๐Ÿ‘ We loved seeing your videos and photos throughout the week.

We hope you enjoyed the challenges! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸฅŽโšพ๏ธโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿฅ…

Active Home Week Daily Challenge #6

Today’s challenge is a “Hand Pass Challenge”. ๐Ÿ–๐ŸฅŽโšฝ๏ธ

How many times can you throw a ball back and forth with a partner / wall without dropping it in 15 minutes? โณ

Huge well done and thank you to all who have sent in pictures and videos so far ๐Ÿ“ธ. We love seeing them.

Donโ€™t forget to return your Active Home Week cards over the next few days! There is a certificate up for grabs for any child who completes their chart โฌ‡๏ธ


Enjoy today’s challenge โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ€โšพ๏ธ๐ŸฅŽ

Active Home Week Daily Challenge #5

Who’s ready for challenge #5?

Today’s challenge is a ‘Bucket Toss Challenge’ ๐ŸฅŽ

Stand 2/3 meters away from a bucket/bowl/bin and see how many times you can get a ball in the bucket in 15 minutes. Make it harder by moving further away.

We can’t wait to see some pictures / videos ๐Ÿ“ธ – ๐Ÿ“ฉ

Active Home Week Daily Challenge #4

Today’s daily challenge is a ‘Blame your Name’ workout.

It’s simple! Spell your name and perform the exercise that corresponds with each letter.

If you are looking for something a little more challenging, perform each exercise associated with each letter in your first name and your surname.

We would love to see some pictures of the workout you had to complete – write it down โœ, take a picture ๐Ÿ“ธ and send it to us ๐Ÿ“ฉ

Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ช

SHOUT OUT for #ActiveHomeWeek Video

RTร‰ Home School Hub Extra are looking for videos from children showing how they got active during Active Home Week.

Their aim is to show as wide a variety of activities as possible such as:

  • Daily challenges
  • Dances – Tik Tok Dances, The Foot Shake Challenge
  • Family Fitness
  • Indoor Fitness activities

The video should be filmed sideways, be no longer than 20-30 seconds and must begin with the child(ren) introducing themselves [first name(s), school and county].

How to submit:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the red button called ‘Share your Content’.
  3. Complete the short online form and send your video.

All videos must be submitted by FRIDAY 1st May at 12pm.

If your video is chosen, it will be aired on the RTE Home School Hub EXTRA programme on Tuesday 5th May.

Fingers crossed we will see some faces from Ballyneale NS on next Tuesday’s show!

On that note, did anybody spot these familiar faces last week on the Home School Hub? Well done to the Gleesons!

Anna, Grace, Sarah and Shane on RTE!

Active Home Week Challenge #3

Today’s daily challenge – ‘Ball Bounce Challenge’. Grab a hurley or a racket and a small ball.

How many bounces can you do without dropping it?

To make this a bit more challenging, why not try do it for a whole 15 minutes??

If you don’t have a hurley or racket at home, get creative!

As always, we would love to see pictures/videos – All pictures will be shared at the end of Active Home Week!

Active Home Week Daily Challenge #1

Toilet roll keepy-up challenge โšฝ - YouTube

Hi all,

Our first active week challenge is here – ‘Toilet Roll Keepy Uppies’. The aim is to do as many kick ups as possible with a roll of toilet paper!

I (Ms. O’Neill) got 4 – . Can you beat this score? We can’t wait to see how you get on!

Post your name and the number of kick ups that you got in the comments section.

We would love to see some pictures to share on the website.

Enrolment for September 2020

Parents wishing to enrol their child in Ballyneale NS for September 2020 should post the completed Enrolment Form to the school. Please mark the envelope ‘FAO Sandra’. We would appreciate if all forms could be returned by Thursday April 30th.