Resources

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Please click on the links below to access all Physical Activity resources.

No Running Policies

Physical Activity  
HSE – Physical Activity Guidelines For Children
NI Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment – Developing Fundamental Movement Skills – Teachers’ Booklet
HSE Be Active After School Physical Activity Programme
Irish Heart Foundation – Action for Life Lesson Plans
Irish Heart Foundation – Action for Life Training Courses
Irish Heart Foundation – Desk Work Out 
Irish Heart Foundation – Let’s Get Active Award Pocket Planner
Gymnastics Ireland – GymSTART for Primary School Teachers
Gymnastics Ireland – GymSTART Awards Scheme Info Flyer
Tennis Ireland – Primary Schools’ Tennis Initiative

Physical Activity and Academic Achievement
Inclusive Physical Activity  
NCCA Guidelines for Teachers of Children with General Learning Disabilities
CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre
CARA National Inclusion Awards
CARA Xcessible Youth Sport Initiative – Sports Hall Athletics
CARA – Disability Training Course
Irish Wheelchair Association – Best Start Schools Inclusion Project
Special Olympics Ireland – Inclusive Activities for 1st and 2nd Class
Special Olympics Ireland – Inclusive Activities for 3rd and 4th Class
Special Olympics Ireland – Inclusive Activities for 5th and 6th Class

Active Playgrounds
HSE Playground Markings and Other Traditional Games Booklet
HSE Active Games
The Good Playground Guide – (Grounds for Learning Scotland)

Active Breaks
Irish Heart Foundation – Bizzy Breaks resource
Operation Transformation – Step it Up routine

Active Travel
HSE – Get Your School Walking Guide
HSE – Walk to School Record Card
HSE – Walk to School Certificate
HSE – Walkability Survey
HSE – 4 Weeks Step Challenge for Children and Young People
Irish Heart Foundation – Lets Go Walking Booklet
Irish Heart Foundation – Walk or Step Challenge for 12-18 year olds
Irish Heart Foundation – Walk or Step Challenge for Adults
RSA – National Education Service
RSA – Going to School Leaflet
RSA – Safe Cross Code Game
RSA – Safe Cross Code Dance

Active Diaries
Laya – Super Troopers Programme
Dunboyne SNS – Active School for Health Diary
Irish Heart Foundation – Physical Activity Pocket Planner
HSE – The Get Active Challenge
HSE – Active 8 Activity Journal

Active Rewards
Active Rewards Chart-Our Ladys Abbey GNS Adare

Cross-Curricular Ideas
Irish Dairy Council – Moo Crew: The Primary Dairy Movement
Maths Week Ireland – Numeracy Trails
Literacy and Numeracy in your PE-IPPEA
An Active Journey through KERRY

Active CALENDAR Events 
ADVENT Fitness Calendar (Limerick Sports Partnership)
12 Days of FITNESS (HSE)
LENT Physical Activity Challenge – Limerick Sports Partnership

PARTNERSHIPS

Please click on the links below to access all Partnership resources.

Parents
Healthy Ireland – PARKRUN website
HSE – Physical Activity Fact Sheet For Parents
HSE – Little Steps website
HSE – Be Active After School Programme
HSE – Get Ireland Active website
Healthy Ireland – Get Ireland Walking website
Safe Food: Let’s Take on Childhood Obesity – Our Family Reward Chart
Safe Food: Let’s Take on Childhood Obesity – Healthy Habits Quiz for Parents
Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists – Eat Smart Move More Booklet
Irish Heart Foundation – Your Child’s Heart For Life
Irish Heart Foundation – Get Kids On The Go Booklet
Irish Heart Foundation – Walk Or Step Challenge For Adults

Sports
ATHLETICS – Athletics Ireland
BADMINTON – Badminton Ireland Programmes and Resources
BASKETBALL – Basketball Ireland Programmes and Resources
CRICKET – Cricket Ireland Programmes and Resources
CYCLING – Cycling Ireland Sprocket Rocket Schools Programme
FENCING – The Fencing Federation programmes and Resources
GAA – GAA Football and Hurling Programmes and Resources
GAA – Ladies Gaelic Football Programmes and Resources
GYMNASTICS – Gymnastics Ireland Programmes and Resources
HOCKEY – Irish Hockey Association Programmes and Resources
OLYMPIC HANDBALL – The Olympic Handball Association
ROWING – Rowing Ireland Programmes and Resources
RUGBY – IRFU Programmes and Resources
SOCCER – FAI Football for All Programmes and Resources
SOCCER – FAI Programmes and Resources
TABLE TENNIS – Table Tennis Ireland Programmes and Resources
TENNIS – Tennis Ireland Programmes and Resources
TUG OF WAR – Irish Tug of War Association Programmes and Resources
ULTIMATE FRISBEE – Irish Flying Disc Programmes and Resources