BallInteer Educate Together National School
Parkvale, Balally,
DUBLIN 16
D16 N6T0
(01) 296 3017
info@ballinteeretns.ie
School Roll Number: 20400E

Active Schools

Active School Flag (ASF) is a Department of Education initiative supported by Healthy Ireland, and part of the National Physical Activity Plan.

The ASF initiative provides schools with a framework to guide, support and incentivise them to work towards achieving a physically educated and physically active school community.

PROMOTE

physical activity in a FUN, positive and inclusive way

INCENTIVISE

schools to engage in a process self-reflection, action planning and collaboration at whole school level

SUPPORT

schools to identify strategies to energise the school day and to reduce sedentary time

ENCOURAGE

schools to strengthen their PE programmes and to promote physical literacy

PROVIDE

students with voice, space, influence and audience to participate in the decision-making process of their school

EMPOWER

schools to develop, and strengthen partnerships, with parents, local and national organisations

GENERATE

a support network for schools where best practise, innovation and successful initiatives are showcased, affirmed and shared

GUIDE

schools to create their own specific roadmap for sustained physical activity practises

COLLABORATE

with schools, national organisations and expert groups to ensure that ASF continues to deliver benefits to schools