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Mental Health & Well Being Week

This week the HPS team have organised activities to promote our Mental Health & Well Being week. Why not try some of the mindful activities at home?  You can access them in youtube by clicking on the links below! Superhero Peace out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVKIZNCL5Ms Breathing    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mX4JBBIcBk Yoga RoboDog   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS_B6JhIpsg Meditation Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cd5nBMsfZo&list=RD7cd5nBMsfZo&t=21      

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Gaelic4Girls Programme

2 of our OLOC girls featured in the Northside People this week promoting Craobh Chiarain’s newest initiative Gaelic4Girls which is to encourage girls who are not registered with a GAA club to come and try Gaelic football in a non-competitive environment.  See the flyer for details if your daughter is interested in participating in this […]

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Healthy Week

Last week we achieved our health promoting flag. We had a fantastic week celebrating. We kicked off the week with a bouncy castle followed by some dancing, meditation, cooking and mindfulness colouring. We have learned so much about not just eating healthy but having a healthy mind and body.

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HPS Mascot Competition

To round off our HPS Be Healthy Week we presented the winners of the Mascot competition with their prizes at Student of the Week Assembly today (Friday 29th Sept).  Each class has been working hard to come up with a mascot for our HPS team and there were some amazing entries!  The winners were voted […]

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HPS Fruit Tasting Day!

On Tuesday 26th September as part of our HPS Be Healthy Week all of the children in the Junior Infants, Senior Infants, 1st classes and some of the junior classes in The Orchard got to taste some yummy fruit provided by our Parent’s Council.  A big thanks to those parents who volunteered to help out […]

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HPS Healthy Cooking Day!

On Thursday 28th September Ms Barry cooked healthy recipes with 2nd to 6th classes.  The girls got to eat what they had made, the smells coming from the kitchen and the smiles on the faces as the girls left their session really demonstrated how successful this day was! Check out some of the girls in […]

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HPS Flag Raising

Today was a great occasion for our school as we were awarded a Health Promoting Schools Flag by the HSE.  This recognises our commitment to promoting mental wellbeing, exercise and healthy foods in our school and community.  We have made great strides in all areas since signing up to the initiative last school year and […]

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