Active Staff

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It is Active School week and while the children have been busy with Playball, Ultimate Frisbee, yoga, tennis and dance, the staff have been very active too.  The wellbeing and social committees organised a trip to Taney Lawn Tennis Club … Continued


We have been really fortunate to have Paul from DLR Sports Partnership working us over the past month.  He has been helping both first classes to develop their basketball skills.  The children have really enjoyed these sessions with Paul and … Continued

Our New Walkway!

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As we are working towards our second Active School Flag, we have been lucky enough to have been sent a Walkway pack.  You will probably see blue and green signs with letters, numbers, patterns and flags on them attached to … Continued

Active breaktimes

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In the last month our classes have been given some new skipping ropes and elastics to play with in the yard.  We have individual ropes and larger ropes for groups to play together.  Classes have taken some time to learn … Continued

Run to Beijing

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From 4th – 20th February all of our classes participated in “Run to Beijing”.  This challenge, which coincided with the Winter Olympics, involved them recording their active minutes at home, running every day in school and focusing on being active at … Continued

Active Challenge 2021 Update

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In the final week of the Active Challenge, the pupils of Taney Parish Primary School travelled an impressive 2,416.635 km!  This brings our total over four weeks to an astounding 8,912.585 km!  Altogether, we travelled just beyond Brazil.  Brazil is located … Continued

Active School Week

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Active School Week is a really enjoyable part of the school year for the school community.  This year, because of COVID-19, it was not possible for it go ahead.  Instead, we invited families to participate in the national “Active Home … Continued

Active Week

There was lots of physical activity throughout the school for Active School Week which took place from 27th to 31st May 2019. There were fitness classes with Luke where we were put through our paces with lots of exercises, challenges, … Continued

Active Flag Award

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During an accreditation visit on 12th June, the Junior Active School Committee, spearheaded by Ms. Audrey Coe, delivered a powerpoint presentation about the team effort from pupils, parents and staff along with the numerous events organised to promote activity in … Continued

S.I. Summer Term

Senior Infants have had a active few months, taking part in various school initatives; Walk for Water, National Fitness Day, and a fun visit from Olympian Gymnastic Club for Active School Week.  Don’t delay, be active today!

Sports Day

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Active School Week culminated with our annual Sports Day which took place in Marlay Park on Friday morning.  A big thank you to the dozens of parents and teachers who helped to organise and coordinate the event, and to Paul … Continued

Active School Week

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Active School week took place last week, 28th May to 1st June.  Everyone was encouraged to wear their favourite active gear in order to take part fully in Active School Week.  Coaches from Olympian Gymnastics and Irish Ultimate Frisbee provided taster … Continued

Active Maths!

Fifth class enjoyed some fun maths this week as we used m&ms to explore theoretical and experimental probability.  Having them as a snack at the end was very welcome too. Making the most of our fabulous weather we moved outdoors … Continued

Run Around Europe!!

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Well done to everyone in Taney Parish Primary School, we have ran around Europe!  As a school we ran over 4,700km, which is the same as running from Dublin all the way to Nicosia in Cyprus.  Congratulations to every class … Continued

Sixth Class Activities

Sixth Class have been very active in recent weeks, having fun at the Sponsored Walk in Marlay, starting the first week of their Cycling Course.  In the classroom too…painting Salvador Dali themed “Spring Birds” and performing a Jackson Five “I … Continued

Active Fourth Class!

Everyone in Fourth Class has been having great fun over the past few weeks!  We have been very active with Movement Breaks, Adventure Trails and Walk for Water on Your Funky Feet!  Check out some of our funky shoe designs.

What Club Are You In?

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During February and March, the Active School Committee conducted a “What Club Are You In?” survey. We compiled the results and they are displayed on the Active School Notice Board. We realised that the children are involved in numerous forms … Continued

Lights, Camera, Action!

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In the Spring Term the Drama group was busy rehearsing in the hall for their play “Dragon Days”. They worked very hard, not only to learn their lines, but to learn songs and actions too! Here’s a sneak peak of … Continued

Actively Preparing for Christmas

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The pupils at Taney Parish Primary school have been very busy getting organised for Christmas. There is lots of singing, actions and drama going on and there is a lovely atmosphere in the school. In assembly, First Class taught, not … Continued