Active Flag

Active school flag

A huge thanks to Heidi for visiting the school. Heidi works in our local leisure centre and spent the morning putting pupils and teachers through their paces! She had us ‘moving and grooving’ to music and all the pupils really enjoyed it! Thanks Heidi

A new year and a new challenge! 5th and 6th class pupils started Tag rugby this week.  A coach from the Connacht branch is coming to train us for 6 weeks on the basics of the game. We enjoyed trying out something new and it sure gets us moving!

Eileen Brennan Tournament

There are 4 teams of pupils in 4th, 5th and 6th class battling it out for a place in the final of the Eileen Brennan Tournament this year. The final will be held on Tuesday June 20th and it should be a very competitive final.

School tour

3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class had a fantastic day on the school tour to UL. We were doing so many activities some of us even fell asleep on the bus on the way home! We were canoeing,  Rafting, swimming, dancing in the Disco dome, playing ‘Dash and grab’, ‘Last man standing’, Orienteering and ball …

Cumann namBunscoil blitz

Cumann namBunscoil camogie blitz, St. Thomas’ pitch, Wednesday May 31st. This is only our 2nd year to field a camogie team in this competition.  Well done to the girls for trying so hard. We played Peterswell and Northampton N.S. We lost our matches but some girls really shone on the pitch and made a great …

Cumann na mBunscoil blitz

We finished strongly in a win for Gort NS vs Portumna in our Cumann na mBunscoil blitz held on Friday 19th of May. The day started off with a narrow loss against Ballinasloe Gaelscoil.  We then played a very strong Carrabane team. Spirits were high after a wonderful performance from the boys in Rang 6 …

Active Schools Flag Information

      Here’s some information about the Active School’s flag that our school is aiming for. A flag will be awarded to our school if we meet certain criteria. A list of Physical Education goals, Physical Activity goals, Partnerships with local clubs and the activities we plan for Active School Week will be assessed and judged, and if …