Green Flag success!

St. Mary’s and St. Gerard’s NS is delighted to announce that its application for a Green Flag for Global Citizenship Marine Environment has been approved. Well done to everyone!   “I am delighted to inform you that your application for your Green Flag has been successful. Your assessor and the team at Green-Schools were very impressed … Read more

Breaking News: Winners in the Green Schools’ National Marine Creative Writing Competition

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

Green Schools’ Marine Creative Writing Competition

This year, Green-Schools was delighted to announce its first ever National Marine Creative Writing Competition. The competition offered an opportunity for primary school students working towards (or previously awarded) their flag for Global Citizenship: Marine Environment, to explore the ocean through a short story or poem.  Well done to Caragh (1st), Caoimhe (2nd), Sienna (2nd), … Read more

Green Schools’ Flag: Global Citizenship Marine Environment

The school has a long and proud history of involvement with the Green Schools’ Programme. Over the last 18 years, it has been awarded Green Flags for Litter & Waste; Energy; Water; Travel; Green Home; Biodiversity; Global Citizenship Litter & Waste; and Global Citizenship Energy. The children have spent the last two years working on … Read more

Recyclable Christmas Tree Decorations

Well done to all the children who continued the tradition of making beautiful Christmas Tree decorations out of recycled materials this year. Due to COVID-19, this was a school based activity  without a county final event.  The standard of class based winners was very high and the judges faced a very difficult decision in selecting … Read more