Physical Education

Physical Education

In Hollybush we believe that a commitment to sporting excellence reflects a culture of high expectation and achievement in the school as a whole.

We aim to promote a positive attitude towards physical activity, to develop among pupils an enjoyment of physical exercise and create a link between healthy living and general fitness.

We also aim to enhance a child’s confidence and self-esteem by experiencing success in mastering a skill.

We have a structured programme of Physical Education experiences provided for our children in Hollybush as they progress through the school.

Through P1-3 we focus on fundamental movements and gymnastics to develop core physical literacy.

In years P4-7 the children receive more sport specific coaching in for example; gaelic football, hurling, athletics, cricket, judo and soccer.

In addition, Hollybush has representative teams in:

  • Soccer
  • Netball
  • Swimming
  • Gaelic Football
  • Hurling
  • Chess
  • Cross Country
  • Athletics
  • Rugby

We believe children aspire to be part of these teams and this fosters an identity with the school and encourages a positive ethos in the pupils.

Events
Oct
19 2020
Halloween Mid Term Break
Dec
07 2020
School Holiday
Dec
21 2020
Christmas Holidays
Feb
15 2021
Mid Term Break
Mar
17 2021
St Patrick’s Day Holiday
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10 Ardan Road,
Derry,
BT48 8JN,

028 7135 2202


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