Sports

As well as covering all the strands of the Primary School Curriculum, we love to play other sports too!We enjoy basketball, hockey, rounders, hurling, swimming, spikeball, football, soccer and gymnastics.We have a sponsored 5 mile cycle for the whole school in May/June of each year.This year, there will be a combined adult/children’s cycle around Castlecomer.The adults have the option of cycling 30km or 100km!

Sports’ Day 2012!

Date posted: 21st June 2012 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, Sports |

On Wednesday 20th June , the children in Wandesforde NS had their annual sports’ day!  Each year, we focus on the fun aspect of playing sports.  Thankfully, the sun was shining and we had a great day!  We had 5 events throughout the morning.  They included races, hurdles, a three-legged race, the egg and spoon race and a sack race!  Here are some photos of the day…

Lots of determined faces…..

The children were each given an ice-cream to cool down after all that work!

And of course each child got a gold medal as they are all winners!   Well done everybody!

 

 

 

Date posted: 21st June 2012 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, Sports |

Go Ireland Go!!

Date posted: 12th June 2012 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Physical Education, Soccer, Sports |

As part of the Junior Classroom’s preparation for Euro 2012, the children have been learning all the flags of the teams competing in the football competition. Take a look at their flags!

As well as learning the flags of the countries in Euro 2012, the children had to predict which team they think would win Euro 2012.

Here is a breakdown of their predictions so hopefully we will have a winner in our Class Euro 2012  Competition!!

11 children predicted Ireland would win, 2 children predicted that Germany would win, 2 children predicted that Spain would win , 1 child predicted that England would win, 1 child predicted Denmark would win, 1 child predicted Greece would win and 1 child predicted Italy would win.

 We made our own cups with “green, white and gold” streamers on them to support the Irish Team!

Go Ireland Go!!! 

We’re really hoping that Ireland wins Euro 2012!

Date posted: 12th June 2012 | Category Blog, Junior Classroom, Physical Education, Soccer, Sports |

Basketball at Wandesforde School

Date posted: 21st March 2012 | Category Basketball, Blog, Class Work, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, Sport, Sports |

The children have enjoyed 7 weeks of basketball lessons with Joe Byrne from the Community School. Take a look at the whole school in action!!

 Thank you Joe for teaching us all new skills in basketball!

Date posted: 21st March 2012 | Category Basketball, Blog, Class Work, Junior Classroom, Middle Classroom, Physical Education, Senior Classroom, Sport, Sports |

Swimming Lessons!

Date posted: 7th March 2012 | Category Blog, Physical Education, Swimming |

Swimming Lessons for all children commence after Easter on Wednesday, 18th April 2012. The children will have 9 weeks of swimming lessons in Graiguecullen Swimming Pool in Carlow finishing on Wednesday, 13th June. The cost of these lessons, including transport per child is €60. We look forward to another enjoyable term of swimming lessons for all the children!

Date posted: 7th March 2012 | Category Blog, Physical Education, Swimming |

The All-Ireland Winners visit Wandesforde NS!

Date posted: 8th September 2011 | Category Blog, Hurling, Local Visits, Sport | Tagged , , , , , |

A few members of the Kilkenny team dropped in for a very short visit today, Thursday 8th September, at 2.45 pm.  They had a very busy day, visiting local schools with the Liam McCarthy cup!  Martin Fogarty, a selector for the team introduced the local heroes to us all.  We also got their autograph for all the boys and girls.  Well done Kilkenny, we are very proud of you!!!!

Date posted: 8th September 2011 | Category Blog, Hurling, Local Visits, Sport | Tagged , , , , , |