Category Archives: Active School


Gymnastics Display


We were treated to a fantastic Gymnastics Display by a group of our very talented students!

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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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St. Pius Active Dance


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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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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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Active School: Our Active Dance.


This year St. Pius GNS had their annual active week. The teachers made it their priority to teach the children how to keep their bodies healthy and fit. After Christmas Ms O’ Reilly’s 5th class began to brain storm songs and moves to choreograph a dance. In the end we chose Justin Timberlake’s  ‘Can’t stop […]

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Awesome Active Week Ms Mulligans 3rd Class


Awesome Active Week Ms Mulligan’s 3rd class On Monday we played Dodge ball with Hannah and Amelia who are in Ms Fitzgerald’s sixth class. We really enjoyed it! It was so much fun and the girls were so good at explaining the rules and making it fun! J We also had dancing with Ms O’Reilly. […]

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Active Week in Ms. O Reilly’s 3rd Class


We had a jam packed active week that was so much FUN!!!! We enjoyed all the activities during the week. On Move It Monday we started our morning with ‘Wake up Shake up’ at 8:30am! We also learned a new dance routine with Ms. O Reilly from 5th class. On Team Work Tuesday we played […]

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Active Week 2017


Eager to get to ‘Wake Up Shake Up’, I woke up bright and early and cycled to school on Tuesday morning. We danced to a variety of songs in the yard – my favourite being ‘No’ by Meghan Traynor. After the morning bell, we lined up for a brisk 5K walk – past Templeogue College, […]

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