Globe Programme Results

The results of GLOBE Air Quality campaign, measuring nitrogen dioxide at schools around the country, are back! Each school received a nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentration value for each of their three tubes. The concentration of NO2 captured in diffusion tubes is expressed in micrograms (µg) per cubic metre (m3). Each result represents an average NO2 concentration … Read more

Budding creative writer

St. Mary’s and St. Gerard’s NS is delighted to announce that Amelia (5th Class) has been awarded 2nd place in the 5th & 6th Class category of the Green Schools’ National Marine Creative Writing Competition. The aim of the competition is for individual students to create an original piece of creative writing inspired by the theme … Read more

The Globe Programme

In March, as part of the school’s work on Global Citizenship Travel, the children in 4th Class will undertake the GLOBE Air Quality Campaign,  a citizen science project to assess traffic-related air pollution at schools. This project is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EEU of An Taisce, the GLOBE programme and the … Read more

Children’s Books Ireland Book Gifts

Children’s Books Ireland advocates for well-stocked school libraries to guide young readers and runs a annual book gifting scheme for schools. This year, our school has been selected to receive An Bosca Leabharlainne – a box of 25 original Irish language books handpicked by Laureate na nÓg, Áine Ní Ghlinn.  In addition, as part of the … Read more

Christmas Decorations Competition

Congratulations to all the children who took part in Wicklow Co. Council’s annual Recyclable Christmas Tree Decorations Competition. The decorations were made out of recycled materials and had to be weather-proof this year. Our Christmas tree looks absolutely wonderful with its many attractive decorations. The children took great care and spent much time designing their … Read more