Recyclable Christmas Tree Decorations Competition

Our hearty congratulations to the two pupils whose recyclable Christmas Tree decorations win the 2022 school-based competition. Their decorations will represent the school at the county finals later this week – we wish them well. Sincere thanks to all the children who participated in the competition and produced amazing decorations and to our judges, Ms … Read more

Climate Action Assembly

On Wednesday, all the classes gathered outside on, what was a beautiful autumn morning, to chat about the different class activities completed to remind us of Climate Change. Each class representative spoke about what we can do to help slow down its affects of our lives. Two of our Ukrainian children happily  translated for our … Read more

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