Golden Boot Award – Summer Term

Congratulations to the children in 5th Class who win the Golden Boot this term, narrowly beating 4th Class by just 1%. 58% of all the children in the school participated in Walk on Wednesday this term – 12% walked; 39% parked and strode; 7% carpooled; and less than 1% cycled or scooted to school. Do … Read more

9th Green Flag!

St. Mary’s and St. Gerard’s NS is delighted to announce that its application for a Green Flag for Global Citizenship Travel has been approved. Well done to everyone! We look forward to sharing our success with you in June.   

Our Green Schools’ Codes

Our Green Codes:  Green Code for Litter and Waste: “For us to keep our planet green, we must recycle, plant and clean.” (Emily Flanagan, 4th Class 2005) Green Code for Energy: “Global warming is spreading fast. We’ve got to make our energy last. Shut the door.Turn off the light. Saving energy is what’s right.” (Gabrielle O … Read more

Big Travel Challenge 2023 results

The Big Travel Challenge 2023 results are in! On 31 January 2023, before the Big Challenge started, 35% of our children parked and strode on their journey to school.  During the Big Travel Challenge, 46% of children parked and strode to school.  An additional 13% of children also walked to school during the Big Travel … Read more

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

Golden Boot Award

Well done to the children in 4th Class who win the Golden Boot this term. An amazing 74% of them used green modes of travel on their journey to school this term! Overall, 57% of the children took part in Walk on Wednesday since September – 14% walked to school; 38% parked and strode; 6% … Read more