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We have been busy here in St.Aidans getting back into Active mode after the holidays. A number of activities have taken place to get started; Active Committee 2018-2019 The Active School’s Committee for this year has been set up which ...

During the month of June pupils from 3rd to 6th class enjoyed taking part in a soccer league during lunch breaks. The final was played on Fri 22nd June. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up and well done to all who took part. A big ...

Congratulations to our boys football team who won the Cumann na mBunscol Division 1B Final in McHale Park, Castlebar on Tuesday 13th June. After a very closely contested match against Breaffy NS Ballina, we were all delighted when St. ...

Congratulations to the winners of the recent local soccer league. This league took place at the newly renovated facility in the town. The league was orgainsed and prizes sponsored  by Gary Smyth. Well done to all involved!

In support of Operation Transformation Kiltimagh 2017 and linking in with our Green Schools Travel Theme and Active School Maintenance programme all classes went on a walk around Kiltimagh on Friday. Junior, Middle and Senior classes’ ...

This morning we started off with Wake Up, Shake Up for the whole school in the hall. Mrs. Commons led the activity and Mrs. Cunnane talked to us about upcoming activities over the coming month in connection with Operation Transformation. We were ...

Well done to our boys and girls Mini-Sevens teams who did our school proud at the Swinford area blitz on Thursday 13th  September 2016 . The girls team were narrowly defeated in the final. The boys team beat Foxford in a closely contested ...

Monday 12th Move It Monday “All Irish schools were asked to drop everything and move from 12-12.10 pm”  so Drop Everything and Move took place over the intercom at this time. Tuesday 13th Team Work Tuesday “Climb the Heights- Skipping ...

5th and 6th classes took part in a Cycle Training Programme on Tuesday 6th September.  Gerry Butler from the Mayo County Council taught the children basic cycling skills, basic bike checks and environmental awareness.  The children completed ...

We were delighted to welcome some of our past pupils  back to school today when they visited to display the cups they have won this year. Mayo hurlers Kenny Feeney from Tooreen and Ciarán Charlton, a former pupil, showed us the Nicky Rackard ...

As part of our health-promotion efforts this year we have provided opportunities for the children to experience a variety of new athletic pursuits. This included a 2 day workshop with Skip-Hop UK over the last two days with both pupils and ...

Over the last week, St. Aidan’s and the Active School Committee have focused on getting active first thing in the morning, with a whole school Wake Up! Shake Up! in the school hall each morning at 9 o’clock. Each day the pupils and ...