Our school is delighted to announce that its application for an eighth Green Flag (Global Citizenship Energy) has been successful! An Taisce writes, “This current year we have added an extra dimension to the Global Citizenship theme that you have been working on, we have been going through all the applications and we have picked … Read more
Congratulations to the children in First Class who win the Golden Boot this term. 79% of these children participated in our Walk on Wednesday programme from Christmas to Easter. The overall participation rate for the school this term is 69% – 5% of children in the whole school walked to school; 51% parked and strode; … Read more
For the last two years, the children have been working on the Green Schools’ theme of “Global Citizenship-Energy.” The children were asked to write individual Green Codes showing how this theme has been integrated into school life. A shortlist of possible codes was created and following voting, one code has been selected as the school’s … Read more
Well done to the children in Third Class who win the Golden Boot this term. 85% of these children participated in our Walk on Wednesday programme from September to Halloween. In second place was 1st Class where 84% of children took part and in third place was 4th Class where 81% of children participated. The … Read more
Congratulations to the children in Third Class who win the Golden Boot this term. 89% of these children participated in our Walk on Wednesday programme from September to Halloween. The overall participation rate for the school this term is 66% – 5% of children in the whole school walked to school; 45% parked and strode; … Read more
As part of our Green Schools’ work on Global Citizenship Energy, Gavin Harte, from Education for Sustainable Development Training, facilitated Pedal Power Workshops for all classes at the school today. The workshops, which integrated aspects of Science, Maths, History and PE, were very informative, thoroughly enjoyable and highly interactive. The children learned about mechanical, chemical … Read more
The children in 5th Class have received an Eco Rangers Bronze Award from Bord na Mona for their environmental studies on the school grounds and are officially “guardians of the land!”
Our sincere thanks to our wonderful volunteers, parents and children who worked tirelessly last Thursday night to make our school grounds so attractive.
When we were on our Easter holidays, Peter noticed a few visitors in our school yard.
In September. we planted Spring bulbs on our school grounds – daffodils, tulips, anemone, irises, hyacinths, snowdrops & crocii. On Thursday last, we planted vegetables in recyled tyres that Peter had painted – peas, beans, beetroot, potatoes, chives & carrots. Afterwards, we went on a Scavenger Hunt to find & name the trees, flowers, minibeasts, … Read more