2019 / 2020

Useful Links for Sport's Day at Home 2020

  • Healthy Kidz Website: https://healthy-kidz.com/
  • Healthy Kidz Virtual Sports Day Pack 2020: https://healthy-kidz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Healthy-Kidz-Sports-Day-2020.pdf
  • Healthy Kidz Sprint and Long Jump: https://healthy-kidz.com/week-one/
  • Healthy Kidz High Jump and Egg and Spoon: https://healthy-kidz.com/week-two-high-jump-egg-spoon/
  • Healthy Kidz Wellyboot Toss and Superstrong Challenge: https://healthy-kidz.com/week-3-wellyboot-toss-strongman/
  • Healthy kidz Marathon Challenge and Obstacle Course: https://healthy-kidz.com/week-4-marathon-challenge-create-your-own-obstacle-course/
  • Events / Game Cards: https://openphysed.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/NFD2020-ALL-EventCardsV2.pdf

List of Suggested Activities for our Sport's Day at Home 2020

Here is a list of suggested activities that you could do at home as part of Kilbride’s National School’s Sports Day at Home 2020 on Friday, 12th June 2020:

  1. Design your own obstacle course.
  2. Garden Sprint.
  3. Shuttle Run (Set up two markers (2 – 3 meters apart). The child runs between the two markers. How many times can they run between the two markers in one minute bending down each time to touch the marker).
  4. Long Jump.
  5. Welly Throw.
  6. Egg / Spud and Spoon Race.
  7. Sack Race.
  8. Crab Race.
  9. Crawling Race.
  10. Overhead Football Throw (Have four different markers – one set at 1m, 2m , 5m and 10m. Throw the football over head twice and add the distance.)
  11. Tennis / Hurley Challenge (How many times can you hope a tennis ball / sliotar on your tennis racket / hurley in 30 seconds.)
  12. Five Bounding Strides (Take five strides and place a marker where your heel lands on the last stride. Measure the distance.)
  13. Target Throw: Place the bucket one metre away and see how many clothes pegs you can toss into the bucket in one minute.
  14. Target Kick: Place the bucket one metre away and see how many times you can kick the ball into the bucket in one minute.
  15. Scavenger Hunt (Make up your own Scavenger Hunt or use either “Five Senses Scavenger Hunt” or “Scavenger Hunts around the House and Garden”. )
  16. Bottle Flip Challenge (Set timer to one minute and see how many times you can flip the bottle into standing position! Easy – Flip onto the ground / Hard – Flip onto a table.) https://youtu.be/JzW2SmOKT8I
  17. Paper Airplane Cornhole Challenge (Make three paper airplanes. Set timer to one minute and see how many times you can throw your airplanes into the bucket. 1 point if you hit the bucket, 2 points if you get the airplane into the bucket.) https://youtu.be/blQoR7hB9vo
  18. Bowl Ball (Follow this link to see how to set up this game: https://youtu.be/YNJI_W-2INg)
  19. Paper Ball Trick Shot Challenge (Be as fun and creative with your trick shots! Follow this link for some ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo6c2se6y6A#action=share)
  20. Penalty Shoot Out.
  21. Long Puck (Use a hurley and sliotar and see who can hit the sliotar the furthest.)
  22. Long Kick (See who can kick the ball the furthest off the ground.)
  23. Skipping (How many skips can you complete in one minute).
  24. Following this website (https://openphysed.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/NFD2020-ALL-EventCardsV2.pdf) you will get lots of different ideas for some fun games to play as part of your sports day.
  25. Design Your Own Jersey.
  26. Design a Kilbride National School’s Sports Day Mascot.
  27. Yoga
  28. Go Noodle (gonoodle.com)
  29. PE with Joe Wicks on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=PE+with+Joe+Wixks)

Most importantly don’t forget to have fun!

Kilbride National School's Sport's Day at Home 2020

As you all know we will be having a Sport’s Day with a twist this year! We will be having a Sport’s Day at Home this year on Friday, 12th June 2020! We have put together a list of suggested activities that you could do as part of your sports day at home. Teacher’s will send emails this week with this list, a certificate for taking part in our Sport’s Day at Home and other fun activities you might like to do! We hope you have a great day with lots of fun and laughter! Don’t forget to send your teacher’s pictures of you doing your Sport’s Day at Home and we can put all these photos together and post them on the school website and facebook!

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A frequent welcome in Kilbride N.S.! This is often what greets you at the door of our school. Watch your step!

3rd March 2020

The hurling team went to Trim GAA today to train for the upcoming school league. The facilities were amazing and it was a super experience for the boys and girls.

February 2020

Here are the children in Third and Fourth Class taking a well deserved GoNoodle break!


Many thanks to all our families who have sponsored our race. Many thanks to everyone who has registered online. For Playnium and Gold sponsorship to be printed on race t-shirts, it must be sent in before the 24th February 2020 to be included. If anyone would like to sponsor our upcoming race over the next few weeks or knows of anyone who they think would like to, please contact the school by phone (0469431945), email (info@kilbridenstrim.ie) or Facebook. ‍♂️‍♀️‍♂️‍♀️ Many thanks for your help and generousity. It is greatly appreciated.

14th February 2020

Well done to all our 29 children who participated in the Cross Country Championship today. It was our best year ever. Well done to Joey and Rebecca who came first. We'll done to Cory and Aisling who came third. The boys under 13 narrowly missed on first place in the team event. We are so proud of them all! ‍♀️‍♂️‍♀️‍♂️

January 2020

The children enjoyed the Futsal competition this year. The sun was shining and a super active day was had by all!

Here is our Gaelic Football team. Well done girls!

Here is our Gaelic Football team. Well done boys!

It’s that time of year again!! ‍♀️ ‍♂️ ‍♀️‍♂️Time to dust off those running shoes and start training for the Kilbride National School, Trim 5km / 10km Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, 29th March 2020 at 12pm.

Registration is now live. All entries registered online by ‪Friday 21st February‬ will be entered into a draw for a €150 gift card.

The prices are as follows:
5K Adult (Chipped Timed) €15
10K Adult (Chipped Timed) €20
5K U16 (Chipped Timed) €10
5K Family Ticket (2 Adults, 3 Kids) (Chipped Timed) €45
5K Adult (Untimed) €10
10K Adult (Untimed) €15
5K U16 (Untimed) €5
5K Family Ticket (2 Adults, 3 Kids) (Untimed) €25
5K Virtual Run €10
10K Virtual Run €15
On the day registration is €3 extra per ticket type

**All entries registered online by ‪Friday 21st February‬ will be entered into a draw for a €150 gift card**

This is a great family and community event for our school. Please like and share this post and let as many people know about it as ye can!!!! See you all at the starting line on the 29th March 2020 at 12pm. ‍♂️‍♀️‍♂️‍♀️

Click on the link here to bring you to the race page where you can sign up for our race

September 2019

Best of luck to our girls G.A.A team!

Huge congratulations to TP, who competed in the Interschools Show Jumping Competition Round One. Not only did he compete, he came in first place! We are very proud of you TP 🙂