Resources

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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

CURRICULA and SYLLABI

Primary School PE Curriculum
Primary School PE Curriculum Teacher Guidelines
KEY Messages of the Primary PE Curriculum
Primary PE Curriculum Glance Cards
Primary Schools’ Sports Initiative lesson plans (PSSI)
Irish Water Safety – Primary Aquatics Water Safety Programme (Land PAWS)
Junior Cycle PE Syllabus
Senior Cycle PE Draft Framework
Leaving Certificate PE Draft Syllabus
LCA Active Leisure Studies Syllabus
LCA Leisure and Recreation Studies Syllabus
LCA Dance Syllabus
DES Get Active Physical Education Physical Activity and Sport

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES for TEACHERS (PDST)

PDST PE Workshops (November – December 2017)
Move Well, Move Often – A Teacher’s Guide (PDST)

ATHLETICS
PDST Teaching RUNNING in ATHLETICS Workshops (October 2017)
Fundamental Movement Skills in ATHLETICS – Workshop Notes
(PDST)

PDST PE – Athletics Resources

AQUATICS
PDST PE – Aquatics Resources

DANCE
PDST DANCE Workshop Notes (2017)
PDST PE – Dance Resources (including Folk Dance videos
CREATIVE Dance – A Digital Resource (Arts in Education)

GAMES
PDST PE – Games Resources

GYMNASTICS
PDST GYMNASTICS Workshop Notes (2017)
PDST Workshop Resource – GYMNASTICS (2016)
PDST Workshop Resource – FUN GYM (2016)
PDST PE – Gymnastics Resources

OUTDOOR and ADVENTURE
PDST Workshop Resource – Outdoor and Adventure (2016)
PDST PE – Outdoor and Adventure Resources

PLANNING
PDST PE – Curriculum Planning Resources
Physical Education Resources for Primary Schools – PDST

IRISH PRIMARY PE ASSOCIATION (IPPEA)
IPPEA Membership Form
Athletics – CIRCUITS with a Twist (IPPEA)
Dance – MOVING Scarves (IPPEA)
Gymnastics – YOGA Circuits (IPPEA)

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

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

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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 Training Courses
Irish Heart Foundation – Let’s Get ACTIVE Programme
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
Brain Boost – Sport and Physical Activity Enhance Children’s Learning
Active Kids Learn Better
The More They Burn, The Better They Learn

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
60 Second SITTING VOLLEYBALL Challenge (Volleyball Association of Ireland)
SITTING VOLLEYBALL – Information Sheet (Volleyball Association of Ireland)

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 – 10@10 Classroom Work Out Videos
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
Green Schools – Scores on Doors Three Day Challenge
Green Schools – Scores on Doors Certificate
Green Schools – WOW Certificate of Participation
Green Schools – Active Travel RESOURCES Page
Irish Heart Foundation – SLÍ at School Walking Route Set Up Guide
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
ASF 60 MINUTES Physical Activity Challenge Chart (English)
ASF 60 MINUTES Physical Activity Challenge Chart (Irish)
Active Rewards Chart-Our Ladys Abbey GNS Adare

Cross-Curricular Ideas
Maths Week Ireland – Numeracy Trails
Literacy and Numeracy in your PE-IPPEA
An Active Journey through KERRY
CLIMB the HEIGHTS Skipping Challenge

Active CALENDAR Events 
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
Irish Heart Foundation – Your Health Healthy Recipies

National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs)
ATHLETICS – Athletics Ireland Programmes and Resources
BADMINTON – Badminton Ireland Programmes and Resources
(NEW) BADMINTON – 5 Star Badminton Challenge
BASKETBALL – Basketball Ireland Programmes and Resources
(NEW) GREEN SHOOTS Basketball Coaches Manual – Basketball Ireland
CRICKET – Cricket Ireland Programmes and Resources
CYCLING – Cycling Ireland Programmes and Resources
CYCLING – FUN Activities for the Playground
FENCING – The Fencing Federation programmes and Resources
GAA – GAA Football and Hurling Programmes and Resources
GYMNASTICS – Gymnastics Ireland Programmes and Resources
HOCKEY – Hockey Ireland Programmes and Resources
HOCKEY – Hooked on FUN Hockey session Plans (Hockey Ireland
)

LADIES Gaelic – LGFA 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
VOLLEYBALL – Volleyball Ireland Programmes and Resources

ASF RESOURCES

Please click on the links below to download all Active School Flag materials.

Active School Flag WORKSHOPS (2017) (2017)

ASF Workshops – INFORMATION Poster
ASF Workshops – DATES and VENUES (2017)

ASF INFORMATION Slides (2017)

ACTIVE SCHOOL FLAG Resources

ASF Infographic

ASF Slideshow for School Websites

ASF LEAFLET (2017-2018) – English
ASF LEAFLET (2017-2018) – Gaelige

ASF Committee Badges

ASF – Stickers and Badges (English)
ASF – Artwork for Stickers (Gaelige)

2017 – ACTIVE SCHOOL WEEK Resources

Active School Week – IDEAS and RESOURCES

60 MINUTES Physical Activity Challenge (English)
60 MINUTES Certificate (English)
60 MINUTES Physical Activity Challenge (Gaelige)
60 MINUTES Certificate (Gaelige)
60 MINUTES – Artwork for Stickers

ASW PARTICIPATION Certificate (English)
ASW PARTICIPATION Certificate (Gaelige)

ASW (2017) Poster (English)
ASW (2017) Poster (Gaelige)
ASW (2017) – Artwork for Stickers

Primary Schools WALKING ROUTE Competition (Get Ireland Walking)

ASW BADMINTON 5 Star Challenge

2017 – EUROPEAN Week of Sport – #BeActive Schools’ Campaign Resources

#BeActive LEAFLET (European Week of Sport 2017)
RUN Around Europe CHALLENGE CHART
RUN Around Europe MAP
RUN Around Europe CERTIFICATE of ACHIEVEMENT-

2016 – EUROPEAN Week of Sport – #BeActive Schools’ Campaign Resources

#BeActive Schools Campaign – LEAFLET (European Week of Sport 2016)
#BeActive Schools Campaign – POSTER (European Week of Sport 2016)
CLIMB the HEIGHTS Skipping Challenge
#BeActive Awards Ceremony (2016)