|Scoil Ursula N.S.||
Scoil Ursula pupils participate in a wide variety of sporting and athletic pursuits from the more common GAA Football & Hurling to more uncommon activities like Boxing & Golf. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic staff, who volunteer to coach and train teams and individuals inside and outside of school hours. We have had much success in recent years on the sports fields winning titles in Cumann na mBunscoil Girls & Boys Football, FAIS Soccer and in Track & Cross Country Athletics to name a few.
We also have access to coaching schemes in GAA Football & Hurling, Soccer, Rugby, Dance, Swimming, Boxing, Golf, Gymnastics, Race Walking etc. and these have run very successfully in our school over the past few years. We have forged close links with a number of sports clubs who provide coaching and promote their activities through the school including St. Mary’s GAA, Sligo Rovers, Sligo Rugby Club, Sligo GAA County Board & Cumann na mBunscoil, Yeats County Hockey Club, County Sligo Golf Club, Sligo Hurling Board, Sligo Athletics Club and Sligo Tennis Club.
Scoil Ursula is involved with the Sligo Sports & Recreational Partnership and Youth Sports West and participate in many of the excellent events they organise during the school year including the Athletics Fest on the custom built running track in Sligo IT and family orientated cycling events with incorporate cycle training in school. We also run the Sugradh le Chéile Programme each year in which parents participate in activities with their children.
See our slideshow below for a flavour of the activities we participate in.
Scoil Ursula has a long and proud tradition of involvement in sporting and healthy pursuits to encourage our pupils to live healthy happy lifestyles. This year, we are embarking on a campaign to achieve the school's first Active Flag. This is an initiative by the Department of Education and Skills who wish to recognise schools that strive to achieve a physical educated and physically active school community by awarding them the Active School Flag (ASF).