Category Archives: Active School


5th class girls go on an Autumn Tree Trail in Bushy Park!


On Wednesday 5th October 2022, we excitedly headed off for a Tree Trail in Bushy Park.  We were all set with our clip boards and Tree Trail packs, and looked forward to the task ahead! Our mission was to find the 15 trees that were outlined in the pack.   The plinths with the information about [...]

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Hockey


We were delighted when Emma Kilbride from Our Lady's Hockey Club dropped in on Friday and presented both the boys and girls schools with lots of super hockey equipment. The girls cannot wait to put it to use!!

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Active Week 2022


We had a really action packed Active Week this year with the girls taking part in yoga, hip hop dancing, walk a mile with a smile, fitness classes with Ms Carney and of course, our fantastic Wake Up Shake Up every morning with Ms O'Reilly and the 6th classes (to name but a few!). We [...]

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Dublin Leinster Football Blitz


Emma and Neisha were chosen  to represent Dublin in the Leinster Football Blitz on Thursday 2nd of June. The girls were part of the Dublin team, which played a selection of Leinster Football teams. The football blitz was held on the DCU St. Pats campus. Well done Emma and Neisha, thank you for representing St. [...]

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Santry


Good luck  to our track and field athletes who are taking part in Santry Stadium on Tuesday 31st May.

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Castle Schools’ Cup 2022


Congratulations to our school's golf team who came runners up in the annual Castle Schools’ Cup on Monday 30th May. Well done girls!

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Fittest Challenge!


After its great success last year, the St. Pius X Parents’ Association brought back the Fittest Class Activity Challenge. All the children did brilliantly and were so enthusiastic in clocking up all those steps!  We are delighted to announce that the winners of the Fittest Class Challenge were Ms Sheehan's 3rd class and Ms Hughes' [...]

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We are regularly kept up to date with new sports and PE programmes through our contacts with Dublin City Sports and Wellbeing and also our South Dublin County Sports partnership officer ( for  Sports Development and Inclusion)

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Our Active Schools Noticboard 


Here on our Active Schools noticeboard we put up all our photos of our activities throughout the year ! Here you can see us having great fun doing our Santa Dash ,our sports day,  Active Week and our infants learning the PAWS swimming programme ! Keep an eye out throughout the year for all our [...]

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