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Active Schools Week 2024

Active Schools Week 2024

That's a wrap for Active Schools Week 2024. The children from Junior Infants all the way up to 6th class had a week full of exercise, fun and games. Each year group got to try a number of sports and activities, from tag rugby to field hockey. Some classes (teachers...

Sports Hall Regional 2024

Sports Hall Regional 2024

Well done to all the boys and girls who represented the school at this years Sports Hall Regional event in the Aura Leisure centre. Children from 3rd to 6th class faced stiff opposition from schools from all over the county, from Creeslough to Glenties. During the...

St Eunan’s College Future Leaders Tournament

St Eunan’s College Future Leaders Tournament

Well done to the 5th class boys who particaped in the St Eunan's College Future Leaders Tournament. Each year, Transition Year Students from The College organise a Gaelic Football blitz for students up to 5th class. Schools from Letterkenny and the surrounding areas...

Girls FAI 5’s Soccer

Girls FAI 5’s Soccer

Well done to the girls who competed for the school in the Letterkenny area finals, narrowly missing out on a spot in the Donegal final.  

Run Around Europe – Final Week

Run Around Europe – Final Week

We made it! As we finish up for the Easter holidays we can also celebrate completing the Run Around Europe Challenge. Over the past 4 weeks the children have run to London, Paris, Lisbon, Madrid, Rome and all the way to Kyiv, just to mention a few. There has been a...

Run Around Europe Week 3

Run Around Europe Week 3

Another  week down and our classes have reached a plethora of European Capitals. As we end the penultimate week of the challenge our students have run all the way to places such as Rome, Lisbon, Paris and Madrid.   Well done to Ms Walker's 6th Class who won the...

Run Around Europe Week 2

Run Around Europe Week 2

Congratulations to Ms Wilson’s Senior Infants and Ms Peoples’ Second class for reaching Paris already, they’re now on the move again to a new city.

Gymnastics in Ms. Henry’s Junior Infants

Gymnastics in Ms. Henry’s Junior Infants

Last month in Ms. Henry’s Junior Infants we were doing gymnastics in P.E. We were developing the movement actions of crawling, jumping, climbing and balancing. We had great fun practising rocking and rolling activities leading to a forward roll. Everyone loved using...

Run Around Europe Challenge

Run Around Europe Challenge

During the lead up to the Easter Break the school will be taking part in the Active Schools Run Around Europe Challenge. The aim if the challenge is to pick a European Capital, check how far away it is in kilometres and run the equivalent amount of laps on our outdoor...

Active Brain Breaks

Active Brain Breaks

The Student Active Committee thought it would be a great idea if Active Brain Breaks were used in every classroom. The committee compiled a list of ideas that teachers could use. Every week each class records their active brain breaks and the most active class receive...

Staff Steps Challenge

Staff Steps Challenge

The Student Active Committee set a challenge for the staff at Woodland National School. All staff have to record their daily steps and hand them up at the end of the week. The student committee pick a destination for the staff to walk to. The first stop was Paris! The...

Woodland NS Soccer Teams

The boys and girls from 5th and 6th classes who are competing in this years Letterkenny Cup!

Cross Country

Cross Country

On 14th September the local GAA set up cross country for the local schools in Letterkenny.  All students ran really well.  Some children ran really well but best of all Woodlands won the overall prize for the best school. The next school cross country competition was...

Cross Country in Letterkenny and Finn Valley

Cross Country in Letterkenny and Finn Valley

On Thursday 14th September around 40 children went to the cross country competition in O’Donnell Park. It was really warm which made it harder. We left the school at 10am and it was great to see so many people coming home with a medal. The races all felt long but...