The children in Third and Fourth class had lots of fun learning about the various clubs their classmates were members of. They found that hurling, gymnastics, running and swimming clubs were of the greatest interest to the senior children in our school.
Active School Noticeboard
Our Active Agents do a great job keeping our noticeboard up-to-date for everyone to see. On this board, you will find advice, suggestions, the names of our Active Agents Committee, a suggestion box, exercise ideas and even newspaper clippings of sports achievements of the children in our school!
Please find below the results of the Active School Questionnaire which was provided to the children in our school during Active Week 2017/2018:
|Active School Questionnaire for Pupils||Please Circle:|
|Do you enjoy PE?||Yes – 95%||No – 5%|
|Which is your favourite PE activity?||Athletics – 14%Dance – 7%
Gymnastics – 17%
|Games – 27%Swimming – 13%
Outdoor and Adventure – 22%
|Do you enjoy PE homework?||Yes – 67%||No – 33%|
|Do you think that the school running a mile each week has made you better at running?||Yes – 86%||No – 14%|
|Do you enjoy active breaks (10@10, Go Noodle etc.) in the classroom?||Yes – 96%||No – 4%|
|How active are you during breaktimes every day?||Very Active – 57%Quite Active – 38%
Not so Active – 5%
|Do you enjoy Active School Week?||Yes – 88%||No – 12%|
|Do you know how many minutes of exercise that you should do every day?||15 minutes – 16%30 minutes – 14%
60 minutes – 35%
120 minutes – 35%
|Do you know how many days per week that you should be active?||1 – 4%2 – 2%
3 – 3%
4 – 4%
5 – 9%
6 – 10%
7 – 68%
|How do you travel to and from school most days?||Walk – 7%Cycle – 2%
Car – 78%
Bus – 13%
Please find below the results of the Active School Questionnaire which was provided to the parents/guardians in our school during Active Week 2017/2018:
|Active School Questionnaire for Parents/Guardians||Please Tick:|
|1.||Do you feel that your child receives a varied Physical Education (PE) programme?||Yes – 83%||No – 17%|
|2.||Does your child enjoy PE?||Yes – 100%||No – 0%|
|3.||Does your child enjoy PE homework, such as Super Troopers?||Yes – 84%||No – 16%|
|4.||Do you think that your child benefits from the running initiative (a mile each week) that we organised as part of the Active School Flag process?||Yes – 97%||No – 3%|
|5.||Do you think that the active breaks that we organise between lessons (10@10, Go Noodle etc.) are of benefit to your child?||Yes – 95%||No – 5%|
|6.||Did you know that we have a system of Playground Leaders in our school, whereby our Active Agents help organise physical activity for the other children?||Yes – 37%||No – 63%|
|7.||How many minutes per day do you think your child should be active?||Circle:15mins – 3%
30 mins – 29%
60 mins – 52%
120 mins – 16%
|8.||Please list the names of the any sports/physical activity clubs that your child belongs to in the local area.List:
– Gaelic football
– Horse riding
– Pitch and Putt
|9.||Have you visited the Active School section on our school website?||Yes – 32%||No – 68%|
|10.||Do you have any other feedback in relation to Kilbride N.S as an active school?Comment:
Overall, the feedback has been very positive.
Any suggestions which were made will be discussed at the next staff meeting.
Prize Winners of our 5km / 10km Fundraiser Walk / Run in Dunderry, County Meath
Reminder – School 5km / 10km
REMINDER: Three More Sleeps…. Mick’s Race is taking place this Sunday, 29th April 2018. It is a very special occasion for our school community. Please come and support in any way you can. Refreshments will be served afterwards and they can be dropped into the hall before the race. This is a very important day for our school community to come together, so please come and support.
Tuesday, 13th March 2018
We would like to say a huge thank you to all who sponsored our 5km / 10km Fundraising Race:
1. Credit Union, Trim
2. Glenisk Organic Dairy, Offaly
3. SuperValu, Trim
4. Station House Hotel, Kilmessan
5. South Hill Enterprises, Athboy
6. Adrian Dunne Pharmacy, Trim
7. Stockhouse Restaurant, Trim
8. Tim Lodge Hardware, Athboy
9. Ted Murtagh, Trim
10. Cake Sensations, Kilbride Trim
11. MacNamara Feeds, Kildalkey
12. Hibernia Steel, Drogheda
13. Barclay Chemical Ltd, Dublin
14. Gerry Van Balloons, Trim
15. Essence Coffee, Trim
16. sullivangolftravel.com, Trim
17. Ronan Farrell Marquee
18. Panda Waste
19. O’ Callaghan Insurance
20. Cafe Sabrosa
21. John Byrne, Kilbride Trim
Friday, 23rd February 2018
Many thanks to Trim Credit Union for their generous support and sponsorship cheque for our 5km / 10km fundraising run which takes place on Sunday the 4th March 2018 in Dunderry. Looking forward to seeing you all there ??♀️??♀️
New Basketball Nets – February 2018
Thank you to everyone involved in the creation and installation of our fabulous basketball nets. The children cannot wait to get out and play a few games ??
Sports Achievements in Kilbride
Super Trooper Visit to SuperValu, Trim – Monday, 5th February 2018
Second Class paid a visit to SuperValu in Trim today as part of the Super Troopers Programme. They had a great visit. They got to try lots of fruit! We even got a behind the scenes tour of the bakery where all the yummy cakes, buns and bread are made. The children got to see the large fridges and ovens used in the making of the bread. They also got to see how the buns are decorated. We got to bring back some yummy treats which we enjoyed back at the school!
Thursday, 7th December 2017
We would like to say a huge congratulations to Rose Healy and her team who came in first place in the British Irish International Masters Cross Country Championships in Derry. Well done Rose from all of us here in Kilbride National School ??
Super Trooper Visit to SuperValu, Trim – Tuesday, 10th October 2017
Junior Infants paid a visit to SuperValu in Trim today as part of the Super Troopers Programme. They had a great visit. They got to try lots of fruit! We even got a behind the scenes tour of the bakery where all the yummy cakes, buns and bread are made. The children got to see the large fridges and ovens used in the making of the bread. They also got to see how the buns are decorated. We got to bring back some yummy treats which we enjoyed back at the school!
Physical Education – Games – Senior Infants – October 2017
All the school took part in Gaelic training with Rebecca from Dunderry during the months of September and October 2017. All the children really enjoyed it! Here is a photograph of Senior Infants practicing their Gaelic skills ?
Friday, 1st September 2017
Thank you to Jamie Leavy for visiting us on Friday, 1st September 2017, with the cup from the All Ireland B Hurling Final! The children were all happy to see Jamie! As a school, we are so proud of Jamie and the Meath team for winning the All Ireland Hurling Final last Saturday! Well done again boys from Kilbride National School ?⭐️??
Our Local Health Promotion Office gave us permission to borrow a fantastic set of playground stencils for our yard. Not only have the stencils made the yard a more colourful place, but also a much more active place! Have a look!
Meet our Active School Committee – Friday, 24th November 2017
Meet The Active School Committee of Kilbride National School 2017 / 2018.