Archive for the ‘Physical Activity’ Category

PostHeaderIcon A6 Get Fit!

Today 5th class participated in a  Physical Activity study with the help of Ben, Roisin and Christine from DCU! They assessed our height, weight, fitness level, muscular strength, blood pressure and waist circumference. We also completed an in-depth questionnaire on physical activity and how often we engage in it during a week. Check out some of the photos and huge thanks to Ben, Roisin and Christine for asking us to participate in their research!


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PostHeaderIcon Marathon Running in A5


This month (January 18′) in A5 we are being active for our 10 minutes a day in a very different way! We have being going outside to our yard everyday to do laps of the school yard! 1 lap of the whole yard is 100 metres! We try to do at least 1 kilometre a day! So far we have run 8 kilometres! We try to run in the mornings and we find it really helps our concentration for the rest of the day!

PostHeaderIcon Putting the ‘gym’ into Gymnastics! A5 January 18′

This month in A5 there has been a focus on gymnastics! We have been fine-tuning our balancing, landing and rolling skills! We have perfected the sausage roll, the pin roll and the forward roll so far! In the next few weeks we hope to focus on the use of the horse.