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Sports Facilities

Sports Facilities

Davis College currently offers a wide variety of sporting activities in the school both through the Physical Education curriculum and extra-curricular activities. The sport facilties are excellent in the school and include a fully equipped gym, an impressive sports hall, an outdoor pitch, a hard court and five one-wall handball allies.

There is progressive and ambitious staffs in the physical education department who endeavour to provide sports and health initiatives that appeal to the different interests of the students. We are currently initiating work to acquire the Active School Flag which was launched by the Department of Education in 2009. Using the initiative we will evaluate the extensive improvements in sport in Davis College and plan further improvements each year. We will also be holding a Health and Fitness week in the coming months which will include a 10K run and a host of other fun events.

Physical Education Curriculum

The school makes every effort to meet the aims, objectives and learning outcomes of the Junior Cycle Physical Education curriculum and these include the seven different strands of study. The following table outlines the curriculum followed in Davis College.






(9 weeks)


(6 weeks)


(5 weeks)


(5 weeks)


(7 weeks)


Team Building

(3 weeks)


(5 weeks)





Olympic handball/ Frisbee


Health Related Fitness          (3 weeks)

Tag Rugby         (5 weeks)






Active School Flag

As part of our continuing commitment to promote activity in our school, Davis College PE Department have begun the process of applying for an Active school Flag

The Active School Flag (ASF) is a Department of Education and Skills initiative which seeks to recognise schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community.

The ASF is a national recognition award. Schools that are awarded the ASF are recognised for their efforts in providing a quality PE programme for all students and for promoting physical activity across the whole school community.

The ASF process encourages schools to work collaboratively to plan for and implement improvements across each of the review areas. It empowers schools to forge closer working links with outside agencies that can help to promote physical activity.




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Contact Details

Principal: Mr. Denis Healy
Deputy Principal: Mr. Gerard O'Sullivan
Address: Summerhill, Mallow, Co Cork
Phone: 022 21173
Fax: 022 22524
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