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Partnerships

We are lucky to continually welcome so many inspirational sports people and groups in our school!

Our Active Slogan: Hop, skip, run! Being active together is fun, fun, fun!

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Our local sports officer is John Sweeney.

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What club are you in?

Our pupils are part of many different clubs in the community:

Clontarf Tennis Club

Clontarf GAA

Scoil Uí Chonaill GAA Club

Arabian Gymnastics

Beavers Scouts 

Clontarf Cricket Club

Clontarf Rugby Club

Westwood

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    Our Active School Commitee & Playground 
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    Sports for schools

    Sports for schools provided a one day gymnastics workshop for our pupils

    We also partnered up with Park Run in St Anne's Park Raheny! It was a huge success and a lot of our pupils participate every Sunday.

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    Patch Yoga

    We partnered with Aoife for some Mindful Movement ideas during well being week.

    Daly Exercise

    Partnerships to promote our Active School


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    New and continued partnerships

    Working together with our community to promote active kids

    This year we continue to work with Will from Clontarf GAA. All streams will complete weeks of GAA coaching with Will. A lot of our pupils will already know WIll from Clontarf Nursery GAA.

    We also had Aoife back from Patch Yoga who did lots of mindful movement with our pupils in conjunction with Well Being week.

    We also have Luke from Clontarf Tennis CLub working with our first class girls towards the latter end of the year.

    Lastly we had a work shop from Glen Daly from Daly exercise. We have since signed up to his app Daly exercise which is full of new ideas for our PE lessons and our aim towards gaining our second Active School Flag.

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    Ellen Keane

    Our Swimming and Dancing Queen!

    We were so delighted to welcome past pupil, Ellen Keane, back to our school. Ellen is taking part in the final of Dancing with the Stars this week and we want to wish her the best of luck! We are all rooting for you. 
    We also feel extremely lucky to have seen your Gold Medal from the Paralympics which you recently won in Tokyo. 
    North, South, East and West, Ellen Keane is the best!

    B.I.G.S and the Junior Park Run

    St. Anne's Park

    It was wonderful to have so many Belgrove girls and their families turn out for our 2nd Park run in St. Anne's. The sun was shining and great fun was had. Not to mention, some super running. Thanks to all the volunteers in St. Anne's. We hope to see you soon again.

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    Junior ParkRun

    St. Anne's Park

    As part of our Active School initiative, we have linked up with the Junior Parkrun in Saint Anne’s Park once again! On Sunday April 3rd at 9.30 a.m., Belgrove Infant Girls School will receive a special welcome and participate in the Junior Parkrun.

    If you have never taken part in this before, do not worry! It is easy to sign up to be a Parkrun runner. By signing up, you can track your time weekly. The run is 2km and can be walked also. https://www.parkrun.ie/register/?section=form

    We will work on the skill of running in school too, to prepare for our 2km run in St. Anne’s.

    Should you choose to join us on the morning of the Parkrun without having registered, you can still do so. It would be great to see as many girls there as possible on the day – we want to beat our previous turn out from December 2019!

    Thank you to the wonderful volunteers of St. Anne's Junior ParkRun!

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    Active School Committee

    Year 2021/ 2022

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    With a new year comes a new committee and a chance for our girls to get involved in ensuring we stay active here in Belgrove Infant Girls School. I would like to welcome our new committee and wish them the best of luck for this school year. 
    Room 1: Isabelle Paterson
    Room 2: Holly Menedez
    Room 3: Laoise Libreri Colman
    Room 4: Pearl Henry
    Room 5: Alice Treacy
    Room 6: Ruby El Sahn Horsburg
    Room 8: Alana Wood
    Room 9: Lucy Dwyer
    Room 10: Lamisa Khan

    Tennis Taster Lessons

    We are thrilled to welcome Clontarf Tennis Club to our school as they give taster lessons to the girls of First Class. Each week for a 10 week period, the girls will work on their tennis skills in a small group setting. We think this attention to detail will really help the girls with their tennis skills. We are so grateful to the two coaches who have given us so much of their time. The girls are really enjoying it!

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    Slí na Slainte/ Irish Heart Foundation

    Mapping our school

    Did you know that the Irish Heart Foundation recently came to our school and mapped out our area? It's an amazing resource for the girls and teacher to have - a guided route along our new School Walkway that can be used for cross curricular learning and enjoyment. Our route takes in the school entrance, the garden, the yard and the Astro Turf and has different lengths, colour coded for ease.  Keep an eye out for our Walkway Signs all around our school.

    Active Flag Committee

    2020/2021

    We would like to welcome our newest members of the Active Flag committee. This committee comprises of 9 students and 2 teachers. The committee is vital in delivering the Active School message and we wish this years committee every success. 
    Room 1: Annabelle Foley
    Room 2: Juliette Scanlon
    Room 3: Clara Gilsenan
    Room 4: Olivia Lee
    Room 5: Lily Saul
    Room 6: Cara Gilhooly
    Room 8: Rebecca Teeling
    Room 9: Beth Mancini Moore
    Room 10: Laoise Walsh

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    WoW - Walk on Wednesday's

    Or scoot or cycle...

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    But every Wednesday put your best foot forward on your way to school and start the day the active way! 

    As part of the Active School initiative, our wonderful Parents Association are encouraging everyone to participate in W.O.W. by walking, cycling or scooting to school every Wednesday beginning tomorrow 4 November. 


    It’s healthy, fun, green and free!


    If you live too far away from school or are in a rush to get to work etc, perhaps you would consider parking a bit further away from the school and walking the rest of the journey. 


    This will reduce car congestion near the school and will also allow the girls to kick start their day with some fresh air and exercise!


    Everybody is a winner!

    Aviva Soccer Sisters

    Something to try this Halloween

    The FAI and Aviva Soccer Sisters are back this Midterm Break with the chance for you to improve your soccer skills, virtually. Sign up and receive daily messages and videos to help you work on those skills. It's a great way to stay fit and active this Midterm Break!

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    What Club Are You In?

    Survey Results

    We feel very fortunate to live in an area that has such a vast range of activities and clubs available to us. Here is a list of some of the clubs our girls are part of. Thanks to out Committee and Teachers for helping to conduct our survey. 

    • Sea scouts (5th Port)

    • Killester School of Ballet

    • Westwood Swim Club

    • Billy Barry School of Dance

    • Clontarf Lawn Tennis Club

    • Eccles Gymnastics Club

    • Clontarf Rugby Club

    • Swimming at the CRC

    • Beaver Scouts

    • Junior Park Run

    • Clontarf GAA

    • Clontarf Hockey

    • Arabian Gymnastics

    • Irish Dancing at St. Gabriel's

    • The Metropolitan School of Dance

    • Climbing Walls, Westwood

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    Belgrove and Angie take on the ParkRun

    Sunday, December 1st, 2019

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    A huge thank you to all who turned out for out first school parkrun in St. Anne's. A great effort was made by all and lots of fun was had. Even Active Angie made a speical appearance. Thank you to all the organisers and volunteers.

    St. Anne's Park and Junior Park Run

    A visit from the volunteers of Junior ParkRun

    A big thank you to Gillian Kenny from St. Anne's Junior Park Run who came to our school to inform the girls of how they can get involved with the local park run. Also in attendance were Jenny Ring, a marshall at the park run, and Katharine Teeling, who did a super running warm up with all of the girls. This is all in preparation for our school Park Run happening December 1st!

    The Brendan Martin Cup

    Two ex-Belgrove students, who were on the winning Dublin Ladies team, bring their cup into school.

    When the Dubs came to School

    Jack McCaffrey visited our school with the coveted Sam Maguire after his recent success with the Dublin team. Thank you, Jack, for always coming into us and answering the girls questions.

    Belgrove's
    Active School
    Committee

    Our committee is made up of 12 members; 10 girls and two teachers. One girl has been chosen from each classroom to represent her class and their voice and opinions on the Active School Committee. 
    Room 1: Rosie McLoughlin
    Room 2: Roisín Hanratty
    Room 3: Julie Clohisey
    Room 4: Ruby Mitchell
    Room 5: Saoirse O'Brien
    Room 6: Roseanna Power
    Room 7: Alex Burke
    Room 8: Emma Walsh
    Room 9: Julianne Heery
    Room 10: Violet mercer Fitzgerald
    Ms. Breslin and Ms. Rushe will also act on the committee.

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