Active Schools Flag

Ballyowen Meadows Special School is working towards achieving the Active Schools Flag. We are a school that values Physical Education. We strive to enable all pupils to develop their fundamental movement skills in Physical Education lessons that are fun, positive and inclusive. The whole school will have many Active Schools Events and Challenges to engage in throughout the school year including;

Date Event Further Information
24th Sept


22nd October



European Sports Day


Feel Good Fridays- Active Halloween



To include: Obstacle Course/Parachute games/balloon Tennis. Description and photos to be added to School website.


Halloween themed Walk/Hunt.


8th November-3rd December Active Break Every Day Challenge -4 week period

-Indoor or Outdoor break daily

-Track on this chart;

Active-Breaks-Poster-English-2020.pdf (

We could laminate the laminate the challenge charts and hang them outside of classroom doors to create a buzz around the school.

For IDEAS and inspiration please visit (Resources – Physical Activity – Active Breaks)

17th Dec Santa Dash Each class/bubble to use their daily walk scheduled time.

-Wear Santa hats and jumpers.

-Run around the school.

-Share photos on school website

January F