Category Archives: Active_School

Active Day

We are currently renewing our Active Flag. On Thursday October 15th Ms Vaughan ran an active day throughout the school.

Active Week May 2018

This year’s Active Schools Week was jam packed with events. 3rd and 4th class were play leaders this year and showed fantastic skill in creating new yard games for the other classes. The sun shone for 5th and 6th class … Continue reading

Kayaking June 2018

5th and 6th class enjoyed for a glorious day kayaking on Poulaphouca Reservoir.  

Physical Education

We teach all strands of the Primary PE curriculum every year. The Aquatics strand takes place in Naas Pool in November and December. Each year we take a different strand for further development. This year it’s Athletics. We have taken … Continue reading

Active School: Physical Activity

Our school received the Active School Flag in recognition of our commitment to ensuring pupils are physically active in and out of the classroom, with the space to run and play during yard times, movement breaks throughout the day and … Continue reading

Sporting Partnerships: Valleymount Cross Country

The children participated in the annual cross-country. Well done to everyone who participated and congratulations to Finn and Donal.  

Active week 2017

Children had great fun during Active week where they got to try out Pilates, Yoga and mindfulness. Local instructors came to the school to teach these to parents and pupils. The aim of this year’s Active Week was to understand … Continue reading

Sporting Partnerships: GAA Blitzes


Children from 5th & 6th got a special treat of going kayaking during their last week before the holidays.          

Outdoor Activities 2016

Our outdoor activities took place at school this year. There was great fun and excitement for all children.