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Presentation Primary School Waterford

A great tradition of education in Waterford since 1798

School Life

Active School

Be Safe, Be Active

I hope you’re all keeping well and enjoying these sunny days. Well done on your participation in Active Home Week, your photos and Challenge charts were fabulous and we know it’s so important to stay active. June is always an exciting month in school and it still will be this year too, keep an eye here, on Aladdin Connect and Seesaw for more challenges and ideas.
Mrs O Dwyer


 

The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. The process aims to get more schools, more active, more often.

Presentation Primary is currently working towards our first Active School Flag. In order to achieve this, we will be running Active School initiatives throughout the year. For us to achieve the ASF, we have to satisfy criteria under 4 headings.
1. Physical Activity
2. Physical Education
3. Partnerships
4. Active School week

Green Schools

Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Presentation Primary School has participated in this programme since 2005 and has successfully achieved the following flags:

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Sports News

Swimming

Pupils from 1st to 6th Class attend swimming lessons in Waterford Crystal Swimming pool each year. Each class completes an eight week session

Dancing

Pupils from Junior Infants to 3rd Class are taught Irish Dancing by a qualified Dancing Teacher. Each class get a 5 week session.  Classes also get the opportunity to enjoy Zumba classes each year.

Gaelic Games

GAA assists with the coaching of 4th, 5th and 6th Class in Gaelic Football in consultation with teachers in the school. Our teams take part in inter-school matches each year in Gaelic football and camogie, coached by various teachers and where possible, a coach.

Basketball

Pupils in 5th and 6th Classes are coached in basketball with qualified coaches. These teams also take part in inter-school matches and blitzes.

Cycling

Pupils in 5th Class also get the opportunity to learn Safe Cycling skills while undertaking a 6 week course in the yard with qualified instructors.

Gymnastics

Pupils are taught gymnastics skills by qualified instructors from Waterford Gymnastics Club.

A Message from our Staff

Class Activities

Throughout the school year our pupils participate in a wide range of activities chosen to support and enhance the school curriculum.

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Gallery

The gallery page includes an assortment of pictures taken from various events, occasions and school life in general.