Rugby Vocabulary

It’s Six Nations season again and this resource consists of sixteen pages of flashcards with rugby vocabulary. There are three flashcards per page in an oval shape and in the green of Ireland! The pack also contains a display header. The vocabulary could be used...

GAA Launch New Teacher Resources

The GAA has launched a number of resources for Primary School Teachers and Coaches. PE Céim ar Aghaidh is a Teaching Resource book designed to assist Primary School Teachers to deliver the Physical Educational curriculum through Gaelic games activities. It is the most...

The Olympic Games

This Powerpoint resource looks at the history of the Olympic Games from the first Olympics in Greece to the modern games. It explains about the Olympic Flag and the Olympic Flame and gives a sample list of sports included in the modern games. (.ppt file 659 KB)...

Guest Post: Sports Day – Co-operative or Competitive?

It’s that time of the year again! Sports Days are taking place in many primary schools over the next few weeks. Many schools may consider approaching the day as fun, inclusive and non-competitive which encourages all children to be involved. The Irish Primary PE...

Winter Olympics PE Lesson

This PE lesson is based on the Winter Olympic Games with a few hall activities and a points system. It would probably work well with pupils in middle and senior classes. In groups of 3/4 pupils choose a participating country, design the flag and learn the national...

Playground Markings and Traditional Games

A booklet called “Playground Markings and Other Traditional Games” was developed by the Health Promotion Unit of the Health Service Executive (HSE) South in 2009. It quotes a French author who says that: “It should be noted that children at play are...