Category Archives: Active_School

#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►

Our New Outdoor Speaker!

 On Friday 7th May we received a very special delivery from the Active Schools Flag organisation. They were very impressed by our Active Schools Week activities and awarded us an Outdoor Speaker for the school for our efforts! Fun Fridays … Continue reading

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