Student Health Promotion and Wellbeing Committee Members 2021-2022

Student Voice is of huge importance and very much valued in our school. To harness and promote pupil contributions in the areas of Health Promotion and Wellbeing, a student Health and Wellbeing Committee was set up for the school year 2021-2022. Interested students were asked to write a piece/ draw a picture or send a video explaining ‘Why they should become a member of Convent Primary’s Health Promotion & Wellness Council.  The successful members are below.

 

 

 

1st Class

McKenleigh Hi my name is McKenleigh. I am 8years old and I’m in the Holly Class. I am also in Ms Meehan’s 1st Class. I love animals. My favourite animal is a puppy. I have 2 cats, 1 puppy, a hamster and 3 chickens at home. I have 5 siblings-3 sisters and 2 brothers and we have great fun together. I like listening to music, singing songs and playing with LOL dolls.

Kate.  My name is Kate. I am 6 years old and in Ms. Meehan’s 1st Class. I have two brothers and 3 guinea pigs. I like playing football, riding my scooter and playing soccer. My favourite food is turkey and my favourite colour is turquoise. I wanted to be on the Wellbeing Committee because we help people out.

Saoirse.  My name is Saoirse. I am 7 years old. I am in 1st Class. I have one sister and two brothers. They are older than me. I have a dog called Carson. I like to draw and colour. I like to play with my friends. I like to play tag with them. My favourite food is spaghetti. I want to be on the Wellbeing Committee as I like to help people.

Maia Rose. Hello, my name is Maia Rose. I am 7 years old. I am in Mrs. O’Farrell’s second class. I live in Mallow. I am the oldest in my family and have three younger sisters. I love to dance, listen to music and swim. I joined the Health and Wellbeing committee because I want to help others to feel good about themselves.

 

2nd Class

Alicja My name is Alicja. I am in Mrs O Farrell’s second class. I am interested in exercise. I enjoy gymnastics and Gaelic football. I also like to play piano. I would like to be a part of the committee because it seems like a good way to keep healthy. I know that being active and eating healthy is very important for us. It can be very fun as well.

Rosie Hi I am Rosie. I am 8 years old and in 2nd Class. Ms Murphy is my teacher. I have four brothers and one sister. I love drawing and colouring. I like skipping, running and jumping. I love Disney Princesses. Pizza is my favourite food. It was my dream to be on the Wellbeing Committee as I like everyone being healthy.

Aoife My name is Aoife. I am 8 years old and in 2nd class. I have one sister and one brother who are both older than me. I play lots of sports including Football, Camogie and my favourite, Rugby. I also enjoy ballet, acro-dance and swimming. I am looking forward to being on this committee because I feel it’s a really important job and I want to help other students with their health and wellbeing.

Neasa  Age: 8   Class: 2nd-Ms Murphy   Family: Mum, Dad, brother Ailbe
Interests: Gymnastics, camogie, Gaelic football, swimming, piano, swimming, piano
Wellbeing Committee: Wellbeing is important so everyone in the school feels happy.

 

3rd Class

Eve My name is  Eve.  I am in 3rd class. My class is called the Apple Class. I am nine years of age. I live in Mallow with my Mam, Dad and brother, Jack. My favourite hobby is baking.

Georgia My name is  Georgia and I am 9 years old. I like drawing and I have a dog called Izzy. I am in Ms Murphy’s 3rd Class. I have two brothers-Jack and Alex. I am the middle child. I wanted to be on the Wellbeing Committee because I wanted to make people healthier and happier and to express their feelings. I am looking forward to our next meeting.

Maja My name is  Maja. I am 9 years old. I am in third class. I have two brothers. Their names are Filip and baby Frank. Baby Frank is my new baby brother. He is two and a half months old. Filip is my older brother. He is 21 and just got into college. I wanted to be in this committee because I really want people to take care of themselves and always when they feel like they can’t do something, I always motivate them to try again. Also, I wanted to be in this committee because I have never ever been in any committee.

Aoife My name is  Aoife  Casey and I am in 3rd class in our school. Ms Nora Murphy is my teacher. I am 9 years old. There are five people in my family and I am the youngest. We also have a big fluffy cat named Pumpkin. My favourite colour is red and I love swimming, Tae Kwon Do and art. I really wanted to be a part of the Wellbeing Council in school because I want everyone in our school to be as happy as they can be. I hope I will make a good difference.

Lucy My name is  Lucy Lehane I just turned 9 years old and I am in Ms Drew’s 3rd class. I’m so delighted to be on the student wellbeing committee and I am so excited for the meetings. I live in Mallow with my Mam, Dad and my two sisters. Emily is in 5th class and Abbie is in Junior Infants. I am excited to go to the student wellbeing committee meeting and share my ideas.

Millie My name is Millie. I am 9 years old and I am in 3rd Class. I have one brother and a dog called Wilber. I love playing football and love reading about Science. I wanted to be on this Committee because I want everyone to be as fit and healthy as they can be.

4th Class

Aoife My name is Aoife Whally.I am in fourth class in school. My teacher’s name is Mrs Barry. I am 10 years old. There are 6 people in my family. I have 1 brother and 2 sisters. I have a dog called Alfie. Alfie is a Cockapoo. Alfie is 2 years old. I like going boogie boarding with my 2 sisters and brother. I love playing basketball and football. I also like swimming and playing tennis. I want to be on the committee because I want to encourage the girls in Convent Primary School to eat healthily and to exercise to have a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Emma  My name is Emma O’ Driscoll. I am nine years of age. I am in fourth class. I am the youngest in my family. I have one brother. I enjoy gymnastics and GAA sports, especially camogie. I wanted to join the committee because I wanted to help my class and the school with Health and Wellbeing. My name is Amerat. I am 10 years old. I’m in 4th class. I have 32 people in my class and I have 7 people in my family. I’m the fourth child of the family. I would like to be part of the health committee because I would like the school to be healthy and for nobody to be sick.

5th Class

Isabelle My name is Isabelle Galvin. I am ten years old and I am in Mrs Tarrant’s Fifth Class. I love reading books, writing stories and poems. When I am older, I would love to become an author or a journalist, and do what I love and to share my interests with others. I enjoy doing gymnastics and I have been doing it since Junior Infants. I wanted to be a part of the Wellbeing and Heath Promotion Committee so I could help to ensure that everyone is taking care of their wellbeing. I believe that people our age should be taking care of ourselves both physically and mentally. I am a very approachable person so if people are having problems with their wellbeing, I want them to know that I am here to listen and I will do my best to try and help them.

Sarah Hi my name is Sarah Browne. I am 11 years old I am in Mrs Tarrant’s fifth class. My favourite subject in schools S.P.H.E. I like to play the piano and I play tennis. I have eight people in my family-three sisters and two brothers. I have a turtle called Taco, a dog called Daisy and a cat called Kitty. I really wanted to be on the Committee because I believed I could’ve been a big help and I have never been on a Committee before. I always wanted to be on a Committee. I am so glad I am on it now. I have loads of ideas and I can’t wait to share them with ye. I see this is a huge opportunity and I can’t wait to listen to everyone.

Ella Name: Ella Mary Comerford   Age: 11  Pets: 1 Dog, Lexi. 3 Cats, Tiny, Tommy & Rosie. 1 Fish, Jennifer
Hobbies: Baking, Art, Swimming, Tennis Favourite Colours: Pink, Purple, Turquoise
Favourite Subjects: Maths, Wellbeing, English  Least Favourite Subject: Irish
Favourite Food: Pasta, Steak, Chicken  Siblings: 1 Sister Holly
Dream Job: Detective  Where I’d like to visit: America, Dubai, Paris
Favourite Seasons: Winter, Summer  Class: 5th Class
Why I wanted to be in the wellbeing committee: I wanted to be a part of the wellbeing committee because I care about people’s wellbeing. It is something that I am very interested in. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health

Ellie My name is Ellie Browne. I am 11 years old. I am in Ms O’ Leary’s 5th Class. My favourite colour is purple. My favourite treat is doughnuts. I have one brother and his name is Cillian.

Kayla Hello my name is Kayla. I am 10 years old and in Mrs Tarrant’s 5th Class-the Arbutus Class. I have two siblnigs. They both attended the Convent Primary School. My oldest sister Ninah is now attending college in Waterford and is studying Law. Two weeks ago we got a kitten. He is 11 weeks old but in cat years, he is three. I have many interests but my main interest is sketching people. My Dad bought me a sketch book and ever since then I have been drawing in it. A reason why I wanted to be on the Committee is that I love learning about health, Mental health, wellbeing and I just love helping people.

6th Class

Justyna Hello , my name is Justyna. I am 11 years old and I’m in Mr. Ruane’s 6th class. I have a brother who is currently in college. My favourite animal is a rat and my favourite food are kiwis. I wanted to be part of the wellbeing committee as its my last year and I want the rest of the classes to have a lovely school year. I want to help organize events and much more.

Éabha. My name is Éabha. I am 12 years old and I am in Ms. Larkin’s 6th class. There are 4 people in my family-my Mom, Dad, sister and me. I have one dog called Finley. I wanted to be on the Well-being Committee because it is important that everyone is happy and having fun at school.

Kim My name is Kim. I’m 11 years old. I am in Ms. Larkin’s 6th Class. I have one brother and we live in Mallow. I love to play sport. I play basketball and rugby. I love baking and spend loads of my spare time practising new recipes.I wanted to be on the committee because I practice Yoga outside school and find this very beneficial. It helps me to relax and focus. I enjoy working in groups and hope to learn other mindfulness and wellbeing techniques from the other group members and hopefully spread this throughout our school community.

Jessica Hi I am Jessica and I am 11 years old I am in 6th class-Ms Larkin’s. I love dancing and I have a turtle named Seashell. I have 1 brother and 1 half-brother. Their names are Tommy and Adam. My favourite food is oranges and my favourite drink is water. I love the winter time because there is Christmas and you get to go outside in the cold. My favourite subject is Maths.

Sarah. My name is Sarah. I am 11 years old and in Mr Ruane’s 6th Class. I am the middle child of a family of 5. I have 2 siblings called Laura and Grace. Grace is 16 and Laura is 5. My favourite hobbies or things to do are play football, read, draw, sing, gymnastics and play the guitar. I have 2 fish called “Fish” and “Chips”.

Derbhla My name is Derbhla. I am in Mr Ruane’s 6th class and am now part of the Wellbeing Committee. Part of the reason why I wanted to be on the Council was I used to be on the Green Schools Committee in 2nd Class. Helping the school to make important decisions made me feel like I had something to contribute and I felt like I had some good ideas to give again. Some of the ideas were to have Fruity Friday, a Project Week and to take some time after break to check how our pulse and muscles work. Some other interesting information about me is that my favourite animal is a dolphin. My favourite colour is yellow and my favourite subjects are History and English. I love creative writing and reading and my hobbies are martial arts and swimming. Finally, there are 5 in my family and a black cat called Pumpkin. I’m excited to be part of the Wellbeing Council and hope that I can help the welfare of the Convent Primary School pupils.

Britney. My name is Britney. I am 12 years old and am in 6th Class. My favourite colours are blue, pink and white. I love to sing and dance as a hobby. My favourite group at BTS and Blackpink. My favourite subjects in school are SPHE, PE and Maths. I am an only child and I have no pets.

Jeadon. My name is Jeadon. I am 12 years old. I like sports and I like watching movies. I like spending time with my family.

Hannah.  My name is Hannah. I am 11 years old. I like to listen to music and watch TV at the weekends. I like going for walks too.