Category Archives: Active School


Tony O’Neill – coach of Shamrock Rovers visits St. Pius X G.N.S with the FAI Cup


Shamrock Rovers coach Tony O`Neill, came into our school on Tuesday the 17th of December 2019. Tony went around to all the classes in St. Pius X G.N.S. with the FAI cup they won at the final which was held in the Aviva Stadium against Dundalk on the 3rd of November 2019. The score was [...]

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3rd Class enjoy a day out with Olympian Gymnastics


Ms. Buckley's 3rd Class enjoyed a complimentary day out at the Olympian Gymnastics Club today.  They had a fantastic time.  Thank you to all the team at Olympian for showing the girls how fun gymnastics can be while also being a great way to keep fit!  Details of the club are as follows if anyone [...]

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2nd Class get Active


Active week was a wet one but we were very fortunate to have ‘Crossfit Setanta’ come into our school and provide a range of fun and exciting activities for our girls. Louise from Crossfit Setanta put the girls through a thirty minute session. This consisted of a warm up, followed by a circuit which incorporated [...]

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Leinster Minor Schools Swimming Championships


The Leinster  Minor Schools swimming championships took place in the National Aquatic Centre on Sunday 21st October. All of the pupils swimming qualified for the All Ireland swimming championships in February 2019 which is an amazing achievement. Thank you to Ms. Goddard who attended and encouraged the girls all the way!

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Active Week 2018


Active Week kicked off every morning with "Wake Up Shake Up" at 8.30 a.m.! We got to do Yoga in the sunshine, a kickboxing class, yard games, dodge ball, skipping, obstacle course races to name a few!  Our Healthy picnic was scheduled for Friday 27th but it rained all day.  Some of us still managed [...]

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