The Minister of Education has confirmed that all schools are closed tomorrow Oct 17th.
All classes, trips and school activities have been cancelled.

Take care

Anne McCabe

The DES has confirmed that all schools will close October 16th due to Red Weather Warning being extended to all counties.
Keep Safe!

Last week we had many activities for ‘Irish Road Safety Week’ where the pupils learned about road safety and about wearing hi-vis clothing, bag covers and vests to and from school.
We focussed on:
· The Safe Cross Code
· Be safe, be seen
· Wearing seatbelts
· Cycle safety
· Car safety
· Pedestrian safety
Check out http://www.rsa.ie/en/RSA/Road-Safety/Road-safety-for-kids/
The following website is more suitable for pupils up to second class http://www.seatbeltsheriff.ie/index.html
Fun stuff sections, quizzes and teacher packs are also available there.
Congratulations to our lucky winners of our Road Safety Poster Awareness Campaign!

These are some of the activities we had last week and it all culminated in the Take On The Teacher Challenge on National Fitness Day.

Tug of war, Dodge ball, Bean bag bash. Athletics, Relays, Inclusive sports and games, Swimming, Dramatics, Bizzy breaks, Go Noodle,Circuits

Dance, Yoga, Mindfulness Activities, Penalty shoot outs, Football & Hurling  training.

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This week is the 2017 European Week of Sport and Physical Activity and here in St. Joseph´s we have an exciting week planned culminating in National Fitness Day on Friday when some boys will be taking on the teachers in a sports challenge! St. Joseph´s was recently nominated for the #BeActive Education Award by the Irish Sports Council and narrowly missed representing Ireland at the European awards in conjunction with this week.

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