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What a fantastic week we have had here in St Clare’s! We have been busy this week taking part in different activities for European Week of Sport. To finish off the week today, 6th class took on the teachers in tug of war. The teachers definitely need to work on their strength as 6th class beat them 2-1. Congratulations 6th class!
Well done everyone for participating so well in a superb week of sport!
WOW!!! What a day we had in Santry. 5 medals in total.
Silver Medal u12 Hurdles
Bronze Medal u11 High Jump
Bronze Medal u12 Long Jump
Gold Medal Boys u14 600m
Gold Medal Girls u14 600m
Well done to all our athletes who competed today.
For the month of October we will be improving our gymnastic techniques. Today we were climbing, travelling/balancing on benches and carrying out pencil rolls. It was great fun trying out the different techniques.
Today the teachers and 6th class participated in a Tug of War Challenge! Who was the fittest, fastest and the strongest??! Not to mention the most competitive!!!
Today was Team Work Thursday! We participated in the ‘Climb the Heights’ Skipping Challenge. We set a target that the whole school worked together on throughout the day to achieve. We counted how many skips each pupil completed and then we had a look to see how many of Europe’s mountains our school climbed. We managed to climb most of Europe’s mountains even Monte Bianco in Italy (4,810m) and Mont Blanc (4,810m) !! Below are some of the results.
‘Climb the Heights’ Skipping Challenge
|Class||Total number of skips|
|2nd Class – Rm 9||10,961|
|2nd Class – Rm 10||9,886|
|3rd Class – Rm 11||12,500|
|3rd Class – Rm 12|
|4th Class – Rm 6||13,927|
|4th Class – Rm 8||17,560|
|5th Class – Rm 7||2,832|
|6th Class – Rm 5||8,637|
European Week of Sport is in full swing! Today each class had a 30 minute activity slot to try out an activity. Second class played uni-hoc and fourth class played tag rugby. Check out the photos!
We started the European Week of Sport with MOVE IT MONDAY! ALL Irish schools were asked to DROP EVERYTHING and MOVE for 10 minutes today! Here at St Clare’s we decided to RUN!!