Department Personnel

The Physical Education curriculum is co-ordinated and delivered in Coláiste Naomh Cormac by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable teacher who has graduated from the University of Limerick with an honours degree in Physical Education and a Masters in Sports Performance.  In-service course are regularly attended and contact is maintained with P.E teachers in nearby schools to ensure best and up-to-date practices are in place within the P.E department here. 

Junior Cycle Physical Education

The course aims to:

  • provide the opportunity for students to develop personally, socially, and physically through participation in physical activities in a safe, challenging and enjoyable environment
  • encourage an appreciation of physical activity and of the benefits of an active lifestyle
  • enable pupils to develop a lifelong interest in physical activity and promote a physically active lifestyle
  • provide students with the opportunity to participate in a variety of different sports and activities such as invasion games, net games, athletics, gymnastics and health related activity in order to stimulate all students’ talents and interests. 

Senior Cycle Physical Education

The aims of senior cycle Physical Education are broadly similar to those of the junior cycle course.  At senior cycle an emphasis is placed on developing a lifelong interest in physical activity which the pupils will be willing to pursue following completion of their time here at Coláiste Naomh Cormac. 

Physical Education Facilities 

The school possesses a wide range of Physical Education facilities including an indoor hall (with courts marked for badminton and volleyball), an outdoor basketball court, two GAA pitches and outdoor athletics facilities.  The school has equipment of the highest quality allowing for the provision of a wide range of sports and activities. 

Physical Education Department Activities

The Physical Education department aims to promote maximum participation in all sports both during class time and through extra-curricular activities during lunchtime and after school.  The department also organises activities, excursions and competitions for various class groups throughout the year.  































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