In Scoil Bernadette every class has two 40minute PE classes per week.
We study invasion games: soccer, basketball, floorball and Olympic handball.
We study net fielding games: tennis, badminton, dodgeball and rounders.
We study health related fitness: fitness tests, gym work, circuit training and aerobics.
We study gymnastics: balances, travelling and sequences.
We study dance: Irish traditional dance and creative modern.
We study aquatics: all first years do five months compulsory swimming.
We study outdoor adventurous activities: orienteering.
We study athletics: sprinting, relays, long jump and shot putt.
As part of the Leaving Certificate Applied we study Active Leisure Studies and Leisure and Recreation.
Scoil Bernadette bodybuilding.
Active Leisure Class visit local leisure centre.
The human pyramid.
Balancing in gymnastics.
2. Physical Activities
Our schools team compete with the schools of the Irish Special Schools Sports Council (ISSSC).
We play basketball, indoor football (5-a-side) and outdoor football (11-a-side). We are the current All Ireland Champions.
We have a fun sports jamboree.
We also compete in a swimming gala, an athletics competition and a table quiz.
Munster B Team
Under 18 A team indoor finalists.
Girls football and basketball versus St. Mary's.
Working with the ISSSC.
All Ireland Under 18 Champions 2017
Talking while you walk.
Talking while you walk!
Abbie demonstrating how to take part in hopscotch.
Under supervision he can now take part.
The Monday Mile is held every Monday at lunchtime. Students can walk or run 7 laps of the Spraoi Centre track (our sports yard). We use this to complete the Run Around Europe Challenge. Classes can and do take exercise breaks and count how many laps they complete.