Mental Health Visit

Mental Health Visit

Mental Health Visit

 

On Tuesday 4th of October, our 5th and 6th classes were delighted to welcome Ann and Susan, from “Cork Mental Health” to our school.

We had a very enjoyable and helpful talk on such an important topic.

We hope the visit will help our pupils learn about; healthy social skills and strategies to help cope when they encounter problems.  smile

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Mental Health Visit

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Wellness Week 2022

Wellness Week 2022

Wellness Week 2022

Wellness Week 2022

Wellness activities this week aimed to create an awareness of the importance of; exercise, connection, creativity, and fun to boost your mood.

Some of the activities engaged in included, mindful moments, active breaks, morning shake-up, mindful art, orienteering, yoga, and a hot chocolate check-in.

These activities were arranged by our Wellness Committee. Well done guys and thank you to everybody who contributed to this lovely week.

Wellness Week Activities

Mindful Moments

Each class agreed on a time for daily meditation for the month of May. Our Amber Flag representatives remind teachers each day as school life can be busy sometimes. They’ve earned the title of “Mindful Moment Monitors” in each class. It really is nice to take time to ourselves sometimes.

Feel Good Dance

Each day, we danced during lunchtime using our two speakers. It was great fun  😊

Drop Everything and Colour (DEAC)

On Monday afternoon, we engaged in some mindful colouring in each class.

Gratitude Flower Whole School Art

Each pupil decorated a petal with things they are thankful for in their lives. Their petals formed a beautiful whole school collaborative art piece in our school. The objective was to attempt to get each pupil to focus on the good things in their lives. 

Morning Shake-Up

The sixth class pupils and our Amber Flag reps directed exercise sessions with school pupils on two mornings during Wellness week.

Yoga and Zumba

All classes engaged with Yoga and Zumba in our school hall during Wellness Week. Thank you Ms. Russell and Flavia.

Hot Chocolate Check In

All pupils were treated to hot chocolate and encouraged to chat with classmates. They were encouraged to talk about positive things in their lives and to try to find out something new about their classmates.

Orienteering

All classes were challenged to find markers around the school grounds. They attempted to crack the code on each marker to reveal a hidden message.

 

 

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Knockskeagh Virtual Tour

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We really think it looks amazing. Well done to all pupils and staff who helped make it a very special video tour, we really hope you enjoy it.

Many thanks to Greg Mulcahy for all his work in putting this together for us.

 

 

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Zumba

Zumba

Zumba

Zumba

We are delighted to be in a position to offer Zumba dancing classes to all school children.

The first class was a really enjoyable experience and we are really looking forward to the next few weeks. 

 

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Halloween Parade 2021

Halloween Parade 2021

Halloween Parade 2021

What a day!! 

Our annual Halloween Parade took place on Friday the 22nd of October this year.  All the children put in a huge effort and it was one we certainly won’t forget.

Our parade took place on our school track this year and it was fantastic entertainment. There was an abundance of creativity, colour and fun on display as each class walked a lap of the track. 

Prizes were awarded to pupils with the best costumes made from recycled material. The judges had a tough job on their hands to pick award winners.

Huge credit must go to all who helped create such magnificent costumes, the standard was truly amazing. Well done to everybody!

We raised €120 for Pieta House through this fun dress-up walk around the school track this year. Thank you to all who supported this worthy cause.  

We hope all pupils, parents and staff enjoy a well-earned rest during the midterm break.

Happy Halloweensmile

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Amber Flag Award 2021

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Amber Flag Award 2021

We were delighted to hear recently that we have been awarded the Amber Flag for 2021. The Amber Flag recognises the efforts of schools to create healthy inclusive environments that support mental health and wellbeing. 

We would like to express a special thanks to our pupil representatives of the Amber Flag Committee for their promotion of positive mental health during the year.

Our Amber Flag pupil representatives are as follows;

1st Class: Laoise Hurley and Tom McCarthy

2nd Class: Lillia Noonan and James O’Sullivan

3rd Class: Ruby McCarthy and Senan O’Hara

4th Class: Jack O’Mahony and Sonny Ryan

5th Class: Ellen Harte and Donnchadh Keohane

6th Class: Annie McCarthy and Ciara Hayes

Also, big thanks to all pupils and staff of Knockskeagh for supporting and engaging in all Amber Flag activities this year. Your efforts are a testament to the importance you all place on mental health and wellbeing.

Special thanks to Denis Murphy and Ruth Burke for organising our ‘Wellness Week’ and for overseeing and submitting our application.

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