Category Archives: Green Schools

Travel Action Day!

It’s full steam ahead for our Travel Flag Action Day today. Our PSWOW (Park & Stride or Wheels on Wednesday)  continues as normal but this time the striders will be decked in Green! We’ll have lots of interesting Travel themed … Continue reading

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Park-and-Stride!

Our Park and Stride has been a great success! Every morning, lots of children from every class have been earning House Points, exercising and improving the traffic in our lane by walking from Tesco car park and Supervalu car park. … Continue reading

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Scoot to School Event

All the children from Junior Infants to Second Class were invited to scoot to school on Thursday the 09th of June. This is part of our action plan for the Green Schools initiative to attain the Travel Flag in 2017. … Continue reading

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Green Schools

The Green Schools’ Committee carried out a walkability audit of our surroundings on Wednesday the 20th of January. We were looking for any hazards that might make walking to school unsafe for us. We made a list of great suggestions … Continue reading

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We got it!!!!

All the hard work has paid off.
We have been very busy  learning about water and how to conserve it for  the past two years and yesterday, the 21st of May, we received our third green flag for water.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sixty six schools from … Continue reading

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Winners of our in-school water poster competition!

Here are the winners of our in-school Green-Schools poster competition. The theme was “Water – from the cloud to your glass”. These were the entries selected by the teachers to  be sent off to the national competition. The pupils could win themselves … Continue reading

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From the cloud to the glass!

Third class have been very busy researching the water cycle and designing our posters for the Green School’s water poster competition. We think we are in with a great chance of winning…

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The results are in….

In preparation for Water Awareness Week we have been watching our own water intake and surveying the class usage. We have also been keeping a very close eye on our terrariums and monitoring their progress. We were keen to see … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere!

Busy times for the Green Schools Committee as we go into the final stages of our application for our third Green Flag! The committee have been analysing the classroom surveys, marking water sources on the school plan and reading the … Continue reading

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Learning about water.

Sarah from the Rediscovery Centre came out to visit 3rd and 4th class this week. She talked to us about water and where it comes from. We learned about the different ways we can play our part to conserve water … Continue reading

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