OUR LADY OF LOURDES P.E lessons provide pupils with the opportunity to learn a wide variety of active skills .
In this school year 2018/19 we have targeted Dance as our strand the strand we need to improve . All classes have participated in twice weekly go noodle dance sessions . We’ve also had Irish dancing throughout the year and a specialised set dancing teacher in March . We’ve had a weekly visit from Dimitri our Zumba teacher who has worked with all classes as well offering parents and teachers sessions .
Outdoor and adventure
Next year 2019/20 we intend to target outdoor and adventure activities . We ve begun this process with some orienteering in our Ololympics and tried to use our class trips to provide adventure activities where possible .
Our 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th classes attend Clondalkin swimming pool for 6 weeks of lesson . Our infants, first and sixth classes have in class water safety lessons . Sixth class also attend rowing in Islandbridge .
All our classes cover areas of gymnastics such as movement and appreciation of movement every year. We also have gym displays in our Ololympics
Our pupils are coached by local soccer and gaa clubs as part of our PE Programme . They are also given opportunities to play , Hockey Dodgeball , Volleyball , Netball , Basketball , Badminton and Tennis .
Our pupils participate in the daily mile . We also learn throwing catching , jumping skills and participate in mini athletics in school competitions .