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The Programme

The Programme

Principles
Be Active ASAP links with the Physical Education Curriculum for 1st/2nd class, building on what has been learned in class and offering breadth and diversity of activities. The programme is designed for seven/eight-year-olds and takes place for approximately 50 minutes immediately after school on selected days every week throughout the year. The Be Active ASAP uses school facilities and is led by teacher leaders and supported by volunteer parent leaders.

Be Active ASAP is offered free of charge to schools and includes:

  • Training for teachers 
  • Programme resources
    see the Programme Strands page for more details
  • Ongoing advice and support visits

Latest News +

European Week of Sport 2017
Friday, 25 August 2017

The #BeActive Schools campaign for European Week of Sport this year (September 23-30) focuses on running and the campaign is called the ‘RUN Around EUROPE’ Challenge. Active School Flag and S [ ... ]

*** Tutor recruitment ***
Friday, 14 July 2017

Be Active ASAP wishes to recruit tutors to deliver the programme to teachers within schools nationwide. There are vacancies in the following counties:  KERRY, KILKENNY, LONGFORD,  [ ... ]

Be Active ASAP certificates 2016/2017
Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Be Active ASAP participation cert Be Active ASAP leader cert Please click on the links above to download a Be Active ASAP certificate for the year 2016/2017. We hope you enjoyed the programme!

Active School Week 2017
Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Infographic 2016
Monday, 16 January 2017

The Be Active ASAP 2016 infographic is available below. 2016 was a hugely successful year for the programme with teachers from 154 schools nationwide attending teacher training. This has brought the t [ ... ]