Active Schools

Active School Flag

The Active School Flag (ASF) initiative is a Department of Education and Skills initiative (DES) supported by Healthy Ireland (HI) which aims to get more schools, more active, more often. It is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physical active school community. Here at Lindsay Road National School we are striving to become more physically active both in school and at home. You can keep up to date with all of our activities here.

Physical Education

The Physical Education curriculum allows for one of hour of physical activity each week. our four class teachers teach a broad and balanced PE curriculum here in LRNS each year; We cover the six strands of Athletics, Gymnastics, Dance, Outdoor and Adventure Activities, Games and Aquatics.

Physical Activity

As well as teaching physical education here in LRNS we encourage our whole school community to be physically active each day. Here are some of the fun and inclusive ways that we are keeping active!

  • Active Classroom Breaks
  • Active Lunchtimes
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Some pictures from our ‘ACTIVE BREAK Every DAY’ Challenge which started on November 11th. Our active school committee keep each classroom and our active schools board updated about what active break we are doing on a particular day. We like to come together on a Friday and complete a whole school active break.


Active Schools Week