MONAGHAN SCHOOLS ‘WALK THE EARTH’

23 February 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

In October 2016, Monaghan Sports Partnership launched the ‘Walk the Earth’ programme for primary schools in County Monaghan. From October 2016 to January 2017, over 800 pupils in 11 primary schools have accumulatively walked a little over 20,000 kilometres (halfway across the world!!!).
  We will be profiling the schools involved in our programme over the coming weeks; our third school is Scoil Mhuire school, Magherarney.  There are 101 pupils in Scoil Mhuire spread across all classes from junior infants to sixth class taking part in our programme. 
What the teachers of Scoil Mhuire have explained:
· The programme is fully inclusive.  Some children are reluctant to participate in games and prefer just talking with their friends.  The walking track allows talking while….
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