Sport

We have a large green area as well as a painted tarmac surface in our school. With small classes, the children have ample opportunities to play a variety of sports comfortably.

Sports’ Day 2017!!!!

Date posted: 19th June 2017 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Our Work on Display, Physical Education, Sport, Sports |

On Friday, the 16th June, we held our annual sport’s day in Wandesforde National School!  Each year we have 5 races involving all the children.  The first race was the sprints.  The Infants had to sprint 20 metres.  1st and 2nd had to sprint 30 metres and 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th had to sprint 60 metres!

The next race was the hurdles!

 

The next fun race was the egg and spoon race!

It was then time for an ice-cream to cool us all down!

Time for some more races….next was the sack race!

And finally, the three-legged race!

With a few tumbles…….!

Each child received a medal for all their fantastic efforts!

6 children received a trophy for being a great team player and enjoying sports throughout the year!  Well done to you all!

Date posted: 19th June 2017 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Our Work on Display, Physical Education, Sport, Sports |

Our Sponsored Cycle 2017!

Date posted: 24th May 2017 | Category Latest News, Sport |

The annual Wandesforde cycle will take place on Saturday, 10th June from 8am onwards.  There will be routes to suit all abilities, a 30km route, a 70km route and a 100km route.  Come along, bring the kids and enjoy the great atmosphere, treats, food, bouncy castle and lots more on the day! There will be a t-shirt for all adult participants.  We look forward to seeing you on the day and thanks in advance for your support.  A percentage of funds raised on the day will go to Teac Tom.  Huge thanks to our main sponsors, Castlecomer Credit Union for their support so far! For more information, contact Susan on (056) 4441517 or Stephen on (087) 2794513

Date posted: 24th May 2017 | Category Latest News, Sport |

Sports’ Day and Health Promoting Schools Picnic

Date posted: 20th June 2016 | Category Blog, Class Work, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, SPHE, Sport |

Our annual Sports’ Day took place on the 15th of June. There was great fun on the day as the children took part in relays, hurdles, egg and spoon, sack and three legged races. Take a look at the action on the day!!

Congratulations to those pupils from each room who won the ‘Best Boy’ and ‘Best Girl’ on the day for great team work and participation throughout the year, as well as Nicole who was Student of the Year!

Well done also to all the pupils who participated so well and had fun on the day, they all received a medal for their participation 🙂

As part of our Health Promoting Schools initiative we enjoyed a healthy (indoor!) picnic as the weather wasn’t suitable for sitting outdoors. We all brought a healthy lunch on the day and had delicious fruit smoothies as well.

Thank you to Jackie and Olga as well as the Health Promoting Schools committee for organising such a lovely lunch! It was great to sit down and eat together.

Date posted: 20th June 2016 | Category Blog, Class Work, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, SPHE, Sport |

School Tour 2015!

Date posted: 2nd June 2015 | Category Blog, Class Work, School Outings, Sport |

On Thursday, 28th May, the whole school went on their annual school tour to Dunmore East Adventure Centre!

Once again, the weather didn’t disappoint us and made the day all the more enjoyable!

Below are some photographs of the children participating in both land and water activities on the day!

We wore wet suits, life jackets and helmets for kayaking 🙂

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There was archery and wall climbing activities indoors!

This year, indoor caving is a new activity at Dunmore East Adventure Centre. The children once again put on their helmets and headlights and explored the manmade caves!!

The new water activity called “The Wibit Wipeout” was a popular activity with the children. As you can see from the pictures below, there is a lot of bouncing, sliding  and fun involved!!

Well done to all the children for behaving so well on tour! Thank you also to the teachers and staff for their help on the day!

Date posted: 2nd June 2015 | Category Blog, Class Work, School Outings, Sport |

Well Done Boys!

Date posted: 27th May 2015 | Category Blog, Hurling, Senior Classroom, Sport |

Well done to two boys in 5th Class who took part in a Hurling Blitz on Monday, 25th May in the Community School in Castlecomer!  They got to the final and won!  Boys, we are very proud of you! 

Date posted: 27th May 2015 | Category Blog, Hurling, Senior Classroom, Sport |