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Active School Week 2021- Friday

Active Walkway Cross Curricular Activities Our new Active Walk Way is a great addition to the school yard and this week we have been using it in a cross-curricular way with Maths, P.E and mindfulness activities. In the coming months … Continue reading

Active School Week 2021 – Thursday

Run Around Ireland Challenge The sun was back for this morning’s Run Around Ireland Challenge and the children were in high spirits as a result. Everything is easier in the sunshine! Active Break Jars The Active Break Jars are in … Continue reading

Active School Week 2021-Wednesday

Outdoor Tree Workshop Today our Active Schools and Green Schools teams came together to organise a Biodiversity Workshop on Trees. Each class explored the different types of trees around the school guided by Patrick Hunt who is a Gardening and … Continue reading

Active School Week 2021- Tuesday

Bear Hunt Today Junior and Senior Infants embarked on an exciting Bear Hunt! They have been reading the Bear Hunt book in class and were very excited to discover that they would be doing one of their very own. They … Continue reading

Active School Week 2021 – Monday

Active School Week runs from 26th to 30th April this year and here at Lacken N.S we have taken the business of staying active and having fun, very seriously! Monday: Sorrell Hill Hike The week kicked off with a three … Continue reading

Our New Soccer Nets


Run Around Ireland Challenge Week 3

18th to 22nd April: This week we reached the fabulous Hook Head Lighthouse in beautiful Co. Wexford. The children and staff are doing an amazing job and as a school we have now covered 700km (700 laps of the yard) … Continue reading

5th & 6th Climb Sorrell Hill


Run Around Ireland Challenge Week 2

12th to 16th April: This week we reached Clara Bog, Co. Offaly and the Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Well done to everyone! Both children and staff are making a huge effort with the daily running – it’s really impressive. Keep … Continue reading

Run Around Ireland Challenge 2021

As part of the renewal process for our Active Flag, we are currently taking part in the Run around Ireland Challenge. We have a map of Ireland with different landmarks shown on it and the distance from our school to … Continue reading