Congratulations to our fantastic basketball team who represented our school so well in the Waterford City Annual Basketball Blitz in the Mercy Secondary School on 14th March.
A massive well done to our wonderful indoor camogie team who took part in the Cuman na mBunscoil Indoor Blitz on 25th January in the Carrickpherish Sports Hub.
The girls came together today for the first time and worked so well as a team! They had two matches against Gaelscoil na nDeise and Gaelscoil Port Láirge and they came away with a win and a loss, a super achievement for our new team.
A wonderful day out and a great start to the 2023 camogie season!
5th Class was represented by Eve B, Eve D, Ella M, Keeley R & Abbie M.
4th Class was represented by Paulina K, Hannah O, Emily P, Zoey B & Ana K.
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General Sports Information:
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 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.