Active Week 2024

Active Flag Week 

We had a jam-packed week of movement, exercise, and fun this week in Knockskeagh NS.

Tennis, dancing, a Tennis-a-thon, cycling, GAA and Active Walkway challenges were some of the activities enjoyed by pupils. ⚽️🎾🏓🚴‍♀️🏒 
Well done to our Active Schools Team for all their organisation of the week👏

 

Tennis-a-thon

As part of Active Flag week – All our classes took part in a Tennis-a-thon on Wednesday. Coach Alan planned a great array of tennis skills and games for our classes and fantastic fun was had by all.

Morning Shake Up

Our Active Team ably led our Morning Shake Up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning during Active Week.  

Well done to all involved for bringing the moves and more importantly the smiles!! laughing

Active Walkway 2024

As part of Active Week, our senior pupils took on the Active Walkway Quiz while our more junior pupils took on the Walkway Codebreaker Challenge. Great fun was had by all in the sunshine! smile

 

Active Stations

Our Active Flag Team arranged fun exercise stations activities for Junior Infants to 2nd Class.

They are great role models for our younger pupils. “When children see, children do”

Staff Race 2024

As part of the week, our Active Flag Team organised and officiated a Staff Sack Race.

While there were some fallers and certainly some hoppers in the race, our staff can be very proud of their efforts. laughing

Well done to our winners for this year smile

 

Dance Takeover

Our Active Flag Team chose “Waka Waka” by Shakira for our whole school Dance Takeover for Active Week. 

It was a super way to start the day and we really enjoyed the feel good factor created by this initiative on the day. 

 

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