Northern Ireland's Schools Are Getting Their Giro On!

PupilsPS01-Sustrans-webEverywhere you look, Northern Ireland's schools are going pink for the famous international cycling race, the Giro d'Italia, whose Big Start begins Friday, 9 May 2014.

Here's a taster of just a few schools that are "Getting Their Giro On"...



School-Park Lodge PS-web



Park Lodge Primary School, Belfast—enjoy a visit from Activ8 Wildcat Mascot as the Giro d'Italia Big Start weekend approaches.










 Gilnahirk PS-Go Pink Friday-web


Gilnahirk Primary School, Belfast, had a "Pink Day" where pupils celebrated with all things pink (as well as cycling, of course!).








School-St Ciarans PS-web



St Ciaran's Primary School, Cushendun, Co. Antrim, proudly display their new Activ8's Active Travel-themed banner.






Howard PS-Giro design winner Rebekah Needham-web



Howard Primary School's (Dungannon) Giro Jersey Design winner, Rebekah Needham, points to her design on the Giro Jersey Design Competition mobile exhibition during Giro d'Italia Big Start 2014 weekend. She's understandably beaming with pride!







School-Kells and Connor PS-Giro cycling day-web



Kells and Connor Primary School had a Giro-themed day with pupils on bikes in early May 2014. With 170 pupils participating (and even some parents!), the kids raised £2,750 for school funds—all while getting fit.








School-Edenberry PS-celebrating Giro and active travel-web



To kick off the first day of the Giro d'Italia Big Start, Edenberry Primary School (Banbridge, Co. Down) had kids dress up their bikes, and themselves, to celebrate not only the Giro but the health benefits of walking, cycling, or scooting to school.









Submitted-Harding Memorial PS-web



Harding Memorial Primary School (Belfast) pupils show off their new Activ8 banner.










Submitted-Bloomfield PS Nursery-web




Even the littlest ones are in on the cycling action. Bloomfield Primary School & Nursery, Bangor.







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