Today our 6th class girls and girls integrated from our ASD class completed the orienteering Walkway Challenge set up by our Active Committee, they had great fun racing around the school grounds to complete the hunt! It took them all over, from the pirates playground, rainbow, flags, picnic benches and all the way up and […]
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As part of our Amber Flag renewal we got very Active on Wednesday! All children and teachers got involved. Activities ranged from Limbo, tug of war and even a water fight which the children (and teachers) had great fun doing! We love to get active as a way to look after our wellbeing!
We completed our Laps for Life challenge this year over 4 weeks! The children in each class were out running on our 100m track every day from 3rd – 27th of May. Some classes even ran up to 2km a day! The winning class topped the leader board with a total of 277 laps ran […]
Active Flag Student Committee As part of our Active Flag Renewal this year our 6th class girls have come together to form the active committee who take on jobs as: ensuring we have an active yard and coordinating active lines, coming up with an active slogan for the school, conducting surveys to students about how […]
We love our active lines in OLOC, the active monitors in 6th class do a great job of making sure every class in the school is moving and staying active in their lines!
This year we were able to celebrate St Patrick’s Day as a whole school by getting active! The children all took part, wearing their St Patrick’s Day colours, and danced around the yard to Irish music. We even had a special performance from some of our Irish dancers and the teachers and staff in the […]
This year our school is taking on the Fyffes Fit Squad challenge to encourage us to move more and be active during the school day! The challenge involves doing daily exercises and logging them in our activity trackers, we have to record our: push ups, sit ups, lunges, squats, mountain climbers, fast feet and jumping […]
This week in room 17 we have been learning all about 2-D shapes. We went on a shape hunt around our class and parts of the school to see what shapes we could find in the environment. We were amazed at how many shapes surrounded us, from tiles on the floor to upside-down cones and […]
The boys and girls in room 5 have been working hard throughout the school closure with their online learning. With all that’s going on in today’s world, we all took time work on our mental health and well-being through the Well-being Warrior Challenge. The children of senior infants undertook well-being challenges such as; random acts […]
In room 1 we had a great time exploring the different elements OF STEAM (Science, Technology, engineering, art and maths). We investigated a range of common items to find out which would sink and which would float. We played lots of different maths games and songs, we also worked as engineers designing cool structures out […]