Colette O Connor (occupational therapist) advises schools about the best type of movement to help children focus (published ‘In Touch’ September 2016)
There’s lots and lots of great ideas and advice in the January newsletter to get everyone up and moving!
The 2016 Irish Primary PE Association conference will take place on Saturday, March 11th in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin. The theme of this years conference is ‘Time to Change the Game? Reimagining Primary PE’. The practical conference workshops will have a particular focus on teaching and learning within the games curriculum strand, as well as addressing a number of other PE strands and potential future developments within primary PE. Online bookings will open shortly with Early Bird rates starting at €35. For further information, including workshop descriptions and competitions, keep an eye on our website www.irishprimarype.com
This is a great way to build physical activity into the school day during December – great as a physical activity homework task also.
This report outlines the views of children and young people about the factors that help and hinder them form having a healthy lifestyle. Published by the Department of Children and Youth affairs in partnership with the Department of Health.
Read the Report
PE EXPO (2017) takes place in Trinity Comprehensive, Ballymun on 8th March, 2017.