Category Archives: Active School


5th Classes love running laps!


We started running laps around the school a few months ago.  At first we could barely run one lap and now we can run three laps comfortably!  We love to challenge ourselves to do better,  and we find our fitness levels and stamina are definitely improving.   It`s also very sociable.  We`re doing it with our [...]

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Castle Schools Cup 2017


Congratulations to Carrie, Louise, Aisling and Sophie who were runners up at the annual Castle Schools Cup golf outing last Monday 29th May. Well done girls! On Monday 29th of May, the team met at the Castle Golf Club, Rathfarnham, at 7.30am. When we arrived we were given goody bags with golf balls, tees and [...]

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St. Pius Active Dance


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Badmington


Well done to Sophia Noble who represented Ireland with distinction in Glasgow at the Youth Badminton International competition over the weekend. This three day event brought together a group of talented players from all over the world, such as Sweden, Germany, Scotland, Wales India, Ireland, England, Portugal and Barbados. Furthermore, each of the athletes competed […]

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Active Week by 6th Class


The last week in April, was our school’s Active Week. It was a very busy week for 6th class, between organising different activities and taking part in them. On Monday the 24th we did dancing with Ms. O’Reilly to a song from “Hairspray”. It was a great laugh for everyone. After little break, we did […]

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Heather Cup 2017


Congratulations to Hannah Mills’ green team who won the final of the Heather Cup against Bishop Galvins. The team members were Hannah, Grace, Joy, Ali, Amelia, Ingrid, Hannah, Lana and Ciara. Fantastic work from our goalie Ali who kept Bishop Gavlins scoreless. Well done to Ciara Quinn for scoring the winning goal. Pius Abu !!

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Faughs Community Schools Night 2017


Well done to all the girls who created projects for the Faughs  “An Interview with my Sporting Hero” Competition.  Congratulations to Lola, Dea, Louisa and Laura whose project won a prize. The girls were fantastic and Anthony Daly was very impressed with all their hard work. Thank you to Paul Dixon, Mary Waters and all […]

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Active Week


It was active week in our school, it involved lots of different and fun activities like a 5km walk, yoga, cricket, dancing and plenty more. 6th class taught the classes a dance that they had to learn and had a lot of fun doing. 6th class also did an obstacle course against the teachers and […]

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Yard Games


Every week 6 girls from 6th Class are selected to do yard games. During yard games 6th class play with the junior and senior infants using skipping ropes, hula hoops, balls, rackets, tunnels, scoopers and tyers. The 6th class and the infants really enjoy playing together. Some games they play are duck duck goose, chasing, […]

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