Category Archives: Active_School


Every child from 1st Class to 6th Class got to go swimming each week from September to Halloween to K Leisure in Naas. All the kids were always very excited on swimming day!

Sport’s Day

On Thursday the 16th of June all the children had great fun during our Sport’s Day. We were lucky that the sun was shining and all the children had fun on the obstacle course, taking part in the spud and … Continue reading

Croke Park All Ireland Final Series

              Huge congratulations to Emily Broe who will represent Lacken N.S and Co. Wicklow during the half-time of selected All Ireland Semi-Final or Final games in Croke Park this summer . Emily was put … Continue reading

Cumann na mBunscoil Active Stars

Well done to four of our pupils who represented Lacken NS at the Cumann na mBunscoil Wicklow GAA Skills competition. They did the school proud.

Congratulations Finn!

We would like to congratulate Finn on his continued success with interschools showjumping. Finn has been doing brilliantly and has won several medals recently including coming third in the TRI Novice 80cm individual class and second in the Open Individual class. We … Continue reading

European Sports Day

On Friday 24th September we celebrated European Sports Day 2021 and all classes took part in the fun activities. Hiit Workouts, collaborative games and some very exciting games of Uni Hoc –  there was something for everyone and great fun was … Continue reading

#BeActive Awards

We are delighted to announce that Lacken N.S has been nominated by Sport Ireland to represent Ireland at the European Sports #BeActive Awards in the Education category! The nomination was made following our hugely successful Active Schools Week in April … Continue reading

Bike Week 2021

Bike Week ran from 12th to 18th September. Throughout the week the children learned about bike safety on the roads. We also ran a colouring competition to celebrate the week and the winners received an ice cream voucher for Bella Crema in … Continue reading

Active Stars

Well done to some of the Active Stars who have represented Lacken NS to a variety of sports. Páidí who represented Lacken NS on the St Kevins team who won the U11 Mini Gaelic Football League. Well done Páidí! Finn who represented Lacken NS … Continue reading

Sports Day 2021

On Thursday 18th June, Sports Day 2021 was held and great fun was had by all! Well done to all the children and staff who made the day extra special with their energy and enthusiasm. 12►