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Burrane N.S. sees itself as a school that has high activity levels among the staff and most importantly the children. Below are details of a few aspects of our school life where we provide opportunities for our children to engage in physical activities that promote and increase all types of activities while also making the activity as fun and enjoyable.

Cumann na mBunscol

The Cumann na mBunscol philosophy is to promote Gaelic games in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment and to make Gaelic games the games of choice in our primary schools.

At Burrane National School we partake in Cumann na mBunscol football activities.Well done to all involved, especially the boys and girls who represent our school with manners, kindness and respect for others. For more information on Cumman ns mBunsaoil please click the following link Cumman na mBunscol

Weekly Football training in Astro Turf

We are very lucky to have a fantastic purpose built astro turf here in Burrane National School. The children have weekly football training sessions with our GAA coach. 



Burrane National School takes part in the West Clare School Races every year. All pupils in Burrane NS are encouraged to take part as this is an excellent way to promote athletics in the area and encourage children into a healthy lifestyle. We would like to We would like to congratulate all the athletes who took part in previous years who have represented our school with great manners kindness and respect.

Below are details of the races our pupils take part in.

  • Boys under 8 - 400 Metres

  • Girls under 8 - 400 Metres

  • Boys under 10 - 900 Metres

  • Girls under 10 - 900 Metres

  • Boys over 10 - 1100 Metres

  • Girls over 10 - 1100 Metres



Burrane National School takes part in the Primary schools swimming Gala in Ennis every year. to hep us prepare for this each class from juniors to 6th take part in swimming lessons for an 8 week period during the school year. As well as this all classes are taught water safety lessons uisng the PAWS programme every June.  PAWS outlines life-saving guidelines for children of every age.PAWS teaches children how to be safe around water in homes, farms, pools, beaches and on our waterways. For more information click in the following link. Irish Water Safety

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Daily Mile

From January onwards the teachers will be swapping their heels for their runners as we begin our daily mile challenge. Our aim is to get out of the classroom for fifteen minutes to run or jog. This will be a fun activity where we will be running at our own pace making our school a fitter, healthier place to be. 

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