Today is an exciting day as we join over 150 schools around Ireland in putting up their Nitrogen Dioxide monitoring! Collectively we will gather hundreds of measurements of traffic-related pollution at Irish schools. Our thanks to Peter for helping us out!
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
Wow! Wow! Wow! What a school, what wonderful children and runners and what great teamwork! We had another successful day on Thursday 25th November. This time we had a much larger number of children competing in the Wicklow Open Cross Country Event, with up to 8 boys and 8 girls from each class representing St. … Read more
It was an early start for our Relay Teams on 4th November as we took the bus at 8:30am to head to Avondale for the Wicklow Invitational Cross Country Relays. We had a great day out. It was wonderful to be out in the fresh air, running and competing. All our children ran their best, … Read more
There has been great excitement over the past week with students presenting projects to their classmates and to a panel of judges. The judges were really impressed with the level of research, the teamwork and the high quality of presentation. Well done to all 53 students from 4th, 5th and 6th Classes! We are really … Read more
Fourth Class had a great class trip to Knocksink Woods on Thursday 17th June. We enjoyed our hike through the woods. Highlights of the day include: finding the ruins of an old stone cottage, working together to complete a den we came across, hiking up to the pond and ancient kiln, picnicing, making up little … Read more
Click below to read their winning stories and poems Koa the Spinner Dolphin by Caoimhe Under the Waves by Caragh Deep by Amelia
Green Schools announced the winners of its first ever National Marine Creative Writing Competition today. Judges were blown away by the talent and creativity displayed by all the children. Entries were judged on the basis of plot, originality, spelling, punctuation and content. St. Mary’s and St. Gerard’s was proud to learn that three of our … Read more
Maith sibh na Super Stars! Obair iontach!
A huge congratulations to 8 of our Mathletes who were awarded first place in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for 4th Class in the Pairs category of the 2020 Maths Week Ireland Olympiad. Maths Rocks! Fourth Class Rock too!