Our school is a Health Promoting School and we have recently focused on promoting active lunches in our school. This is part of our Active School Flag initiative. All classrooms have been provided with an ‘Active Basket’ with a variety of sports equipment such as skipping ropes, bouncy balls, hoola hoops, hackey sacks, bean bags and balancing boards. Children in fifth and sixth class are acting as ‘Active Buddies’ and will teach the younger children different games and activities.
It is hoped that all the children will be very active during lunches and this will help our children reach the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day. For more information on getting active please visit www.getirelandactive.ie