Category Archives: Health Promoting School

Meet our Active Flag Committee

We are pleased to introduce our Active Flag Committee. The Committee are working very hard at the moment.

They are our playground leaders who encourage other children to move around and play at break times.
They also encourage children to ‘Do their … Continue reading

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Playground Heaven for Activity and Relaxation

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We have been working very hard both in school and out in the yard, promoting ways of introducing our children to good physical, emotional and mental health through our SPHE curriculum and most naturally through our … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Practice for pupils to continue at home with Parents-

Mindfulness Techniques from ‘Paws.b’
 
The 6 themes are as follows:
1. Brain Training – this is the neuro-scientific part of the programme where the children learn about 4 main areas of the brain & what they do & how they can be … Continue reading

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Easter Cooking

 
To Celebrate Easter, the pupils in 5th/6th class made delicious pancakes and decorated them with fruit so that they looked like Easter bunnies. We had a great morning cooking together.
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Great Growing!

It has been over two weeks since all the pupils started their planting. Since then, some of the items that were planted have been in the classrooms. Pupils have carried out great work making sure they were watered and taken … Continue reading

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JI have fun at the Bookfair

This has been such a fun week in St. Oliver’s. Junior Infants have been visiting the Bookfair to see what lovely books are there. We loved it. Check out our photos. 
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Planting with JI and SI

Spring is a time for new life and so Junior Infants and Senior Infants have been busy planting. We had so much fun learning outdoors. Thank you to all the parents who helped us. 
 
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MINDFULNESS INFO EVENING FOR PARENTS-5TH April 2017

 

 
IMPORTANT
INVITATION FOR PARENTS
7.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 5TH APRIL 2017
Dear Parents,
You will be aware that the school has been running a series of “Mindfulness” classes for the children over the course of this school term, supported by an ‘Children’s Mindfulness Teacher’ … Continue reading

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Senior Infants Plant Pea Seeds!

Senior Infants had a great opportunity last week. We planted pea seeds. We filled our own pots plant pots with compost and then popped in the seeds. We are taking very good care of them in our classroom. Thank you … Continue reading

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World Water Day in Senior Infants

Senior Infants had fun learning about the water cycle on World Water Day. They watched a cartoon called ‘Drippy the Raindrop’ who described his journey through the water cycle. They then recorded what they had learned. We dicussed the importance … Continue reading

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