Active Flag 2022/23
At Mother of Fair Love we offer a variety of different sports and activities. These may vary from year to year and class to class. See below the list of activities we have offered:-
ACTIVE SCHOOLS: PUPIL QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS.
We surveyed our students to find out what they liked about P.E. in Mother of Fair Love and what improvements could be made to make our Active School even better! Our Active school pupil questionnaire revealed the following information:
ACTIVE SCHOOLS: PARENT QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS.
We also surveyed our students’ parents and below is a synopsis of the feedback we got
Active Schools Week
We have loads of activities planned for our Active Schools Week which will be running from the 6th-9th June
Inter Schools Competitions
Our senior classes hosted St. Francis School, Portlaoise in November, Our Lady of Fatima, Wexford in March and St. Laserian's, Carlow in May. We had competitions in soccer, basketball, tabletennis and rings over the course of the day. A lot of fun was had by all!
Survey - What Club Are you in?
Students from Ms. McGuinness' class were tasked with surveying the whole student population around their involvement with clubs and societies outside of school. They did a fantastic job! We loved hearing about everybody's extracurricular activities and it gave some of us ideas for new hobbies.
Mrs. Walsh and Ms Lyons have been our yoga teachers over the past couple of years. The Junior end gather as a group on a weekly basis to practice their Cat, Cow and Downward Dog poses!
The Daily Mile is simple and free and gets children out of the classroom for 20 minutes every day to walk, at their own pace, with their classmates, making them fitter, healthier, and more able to concentrate in the classroom. We are very lucky at Mother of Fair Love to be so well situated in the middle of our beautiful city, where there are lots of different walking routes to choose from. We can do a different walk every single day! Pictured below is Mr. Foley's class heading off. I wonder where their walk took them?
February Internal Soccer League:
Some of our seniors have taken up the role of playground leaders this year. A Playground Leader plans, promotes, organizes and implements daily activities & special events. The duties of the playground leaders at our school are to:
Water Safety Ireland’s PAWS (Primary Aquatics Water Safety) outlines the essential life-saving guidelines that every child needs to know. Our 3rd – 6th classes have completed their PAWS water safety training and have been awarded their certificate of completion.
Students across the whole school are attending swimming lessons over this final term of school in the Watershed.
Roisin from On Your Rothar, with the help of transition year students from Kilkenny C.B.S. Secondary and in association with Kilkenny Sports Partnership came into the school and took each class once a week for 6 weeks to practice their cycling skills. Some non-cyclists became cyclists and some nervous cyclists were flying around the yard after only a few sessions. Everybody who took part had a great time.
Active School Flag schools work in partnership with others to promote a physically active school community.
Partnerships within and outside the school are an important aspect of the Active School Flag. When a school participates in the Active School Flag Programme it is vital to interact and engage with other organisations and clubs.
We are very lucky in other of Fair Love to have fantastic links with local organisations.
Active Flag 2019
Huge achievement for Mother of Fair Love having benn awarded Active School status
For the last year Mother of Fair Love students have become more and more active. We have taken on the Active Flag challenge. As well as PE we use local sports facilities in our community. We also have an Active Flag Week each year. We are taking part in the Tour of Europe Challenge 2018.