It is great to see our students back to school for classes from Monday 12th April.

We Did It!!! PE Dept challenge


We did it
23 days, 1000 entries, 15,510km Travelled
Congratulations! And big well done to everyone who has sent in results throughout the last few weeks. We have officially made it all the way from Wilson’s Hospital School to Nigeria and back for St. Patrick’s Day. Not only that, we smashed it! Travelling a total of 15,510km over the last three weeks! That's 830km over our target. Way to go WHS! 


We knew it would take a massive effort from the school community and boy did you deliver! Well done to everybody who got involved and helped us complete our journey. Every kilometre really did count in helping us complete our biggest challenge yet.

We also had a very tight race in our photo competition. There were some amazing entries, and we want to say a massive well done to everyone who got involved. We were very impressed by all of the submissions. 

We can now reveal that the winners are…

  • Junior Student (Joint Winners): Isabella & Tara  (Form 2) 
  • Senior Student: Stephen (Form 4) 
  • Staff: Ms Mahony 
  • School Community: William B
  • Family: Niamh and Gráinne G  (Form 3 and 6) 
  • St. Patrick's Day Spirit Award: Sinéad (Form 1)

Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition, you made our job very hard!  Make sure to check out all of the impressive entries and our prize winners on the school's social media platforms. 

Again, we want to say a massive thank you to everyone who got involvedIt is great to see so many people staying active at home and showing their school spirit by joining us on this journey. 

PE Challenge We did it


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The contributions in both distances and photographs, have been flying in. Thank you! We were delighted to reveal our location on Monday 8th March. We were on  our way home! 

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The PE Department have set a new challenge. From now to St. Patrick's Day we are going to try to walk the distance between Ireland to Nigeria and back! It's 14.680km and we have 23 days to complete the challenge ending on St Patrick's Day, 17th March. St Patrick is the patron saint of both countries and we have lots of links between the two countries. Students and staff all have access to the various links, tips and tricks mentioned below through their Teams. Good luck everyone! The email address for the pictures you take is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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