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Extra Curricular Activities News

Are you looking for ways to enhance your child’s education and development? Consider signing them up for Lunctime Extra-curricular activities here in Scoil Uí Mhuirí.

Extra-curricular activities have numerous benefits for students, including, but not limited to:

  • Improving academic performance: Studies have shown that students who participate in extra-curricular activities tend to have higher grades and test scores than those who do not.
  • Developing social skills: Extra-curricular activities provide an opportunity for students to interact with their peers in a positive and structured environment, helping them to develop social skills and friendships.
  • Promoting physical health: Many extra-curricular activities, such as sports and dance, encourage physical activity and can help students maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Encouraging personal growth: Extra-curricular activities can help students discover new interests and talents, and can provide a sense of accomplishment and purpose.

At Scoil Uí Mhuirí we offer a wide range of lunchtime extra-curricular activities for our students, including:

  • Girls GAA
  • Boys GAA
  • Camogie
  • Soccer
  • Athletics
  • Table Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Computer Club
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Tractor Club
  • Lunchtime Circuits
  • Choir
  • Green Schools
  • Chess Club
  • Maths Club
  • Games/Social Club
  • Debating Club
  • Book Club
  • Engineering Club
  • Photography Club
  • Movie Club

Each September we run an Extra-Curricular Activities sign-up day, where students are encouraged to join at least 3 of the above teams/clubs. 

If your son/daughter would like to join a club that they haven’t signed up to already please email [email protected].


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