The children from the senior room have been enjoying getting active with Sprocket Rocket Cycling on Thursdays. This week they got to go to cycle from our school to Cullen Park to learn some new skills and cycle the area. Everyone really enjoyed it!
Next week is Active Schools Week from 08-10th May. Our aim is for Scoil San Eoin to receive our Active School Flag early next year. The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community.
Our aims for the week and afterwards is to encourage the children to get more active, more often.
As part of this we have arranged lots of activities for the children to take part in.
Weds 08th May - Clara Jenkinson will be here to do tug of war and boxercise.
Thurs 09th May - The children will be doing dance classes with Laura Gannon where they will be listening to music, dancing and the older pupils will be learning a dance routine.
Friday 10th - The children will have their gymnastic classes but we will also have Alison Shanley in to do some GAA with the children.
In preparation for Active Schools week, can all parents please ensure that the children:
are wearing comfortable clothing & footwear (If weather is good, children are allowed to wear PLAIN navy shorts (no football shorts or other shorts).
Have extra drinks with lunches
are wearing sunscreen if weather is warm
As part of our quest to get the Active Schools Flag this year, we are commencing the Super Troopers programme on Monday 05th November. All pupils will be taking part
This is a Health Homework programme that teaches children about leading a healthy balanced lifestyle by focusing on physical activity, wellbeing and nutrition.
The programme encourages children to increase their activity levels by setting physical activity homework every night. The Health Homework Journals also contain wellbeing challenges, extra tips on looking after overall health, information on nutrition and healthy recipes helping children to be fit and healthy in mind and body.
Each pupil will receive the following:
A Health Homework Journal
A Family Activity Wall Chart
A letter for each pupil’s parent/carer explaining in detail how Super Troopers work
Tips and further information on the website www.supertroopers.ie
We encourage all pupils and their families to participate in the programme.