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.

 

First Class

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • My name is Saoirse. I am 7 years old. I am i n 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.

Second Class

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Name: 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.

Third Class

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Fourth Class

  • 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.
  • 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.

Fifth Class

  • 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.
  • 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.
  •  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
  • 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.
  • Hello my name is Kayla. I am 10 years old and in Mrs Tarrant’s 5th Class-the Arbutus Class. I have two siblngs. 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.

Sixth Class

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