Active Schools Flag

The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community.
Schools wishing to achieve the ASF begin the process by self-evaluating their current provision across 3 areas: Physical Education, Physical Activity and Partnerships. Schools must also organise an Active School Week programme and commit to having it as part of their annual school calendar. Schools that can say ‘yes’ to all of the ASF success criteria will be awarded with the active flag. The flag remains valid for a period of 3 years after which time schools will be invited to re-apply.

Active Schools Flag News

Biodiversity Walk – 5th & 6th Class

This week 5th and 6th classes took a walk along the Greenway to check out some our surroundings & wildlife. They saw plenty of bugs and birds as well as lots of frogs and spawn. It was a lovely day out helped by the lovely weather.  ...

5th Class Tag Rugby

Our 5th class pupils were invited to a tag rugby event this week by Newcastle West rugby club. They had a great time learning new skills and getting lots of fresh air and exercise. A big thank you to all at Newcastle West rugby club for their invitation and...

Swimming in 4th Class

4th Class really enjoyed our first swimming lesson of this year. All the boys and girls had a great time while working on such an important life skill. We have five more lessons for this year and are so looking forward to them.  ...

Visit from Newcastle West & Monagea Footballers

Today Newcastle West mens & Monagea Ladies senior football teams came to visit the school this morning. Both teams were successful in winning County Finals recently. Newcastle West Senior Mens Football team beat Adare in the Gaelic grounds recently to win the...

School Football Teams

Cumann na mBunscoil County Football Shield 9th November 2023 - !! CONGRATULATIONS !! to our girls football team who won the County Final in the Cumann na mBunscol Celtic Image Shield this week. Well done to this fantastic team on representing their school and well...

Lessons in 4th Class

Fourth class have been having great fun with Miss Mann, our student teacher, over the past week. We have enjoyed many active lessons, including making and testing parachutes and a really fun PE lesson in our beautiful new hall. We are so lucky to have such amazing,...