Category Archives: Green Schools


Global Citizenship


Our  Green  Schools Committee are currently working on the theme of Global Citizenship – Litter and waste. Each month we have a Green School challenge for our pupils , teachers and School community. So  far , we have reduced the amount of tin foil we use in our lunch boxes and also only use reusable more »

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The Innocent Big Grow


2nd class did The Innocent Big Grow. We each got our own plant to take care of. We either got spinach, cress or pea shoots. Each week we brought our plant home and took care of it. On Monday we  brought our plant back to school and the best taken care of plant gets Grower more »

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Leaf Printing


We collected lots of different leaves to use for printing. We put white paint on the inside of the leaves and used them to print onto black paper. To print we pushed them onto the paper and carefully lifted them up. Once they were dry we coloured in the spaces with colouring pencils before using more »

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Hyacinth Bulbs


First class planted hyacinth bulbs in soil. We watered them every second day. When they came up they were different colours. We really enjoyed it because it was fun. Some of them have not come up yet but it was cool to see those that did. Here are some pictures from our class.

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Green School Activities


Our Green School Committee oversees the implementation of the Green School programme in our school and is currently working on the theme of Biodiversity. We have already been awarded four Green Flags by An Taisce in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 for the successful implementation of our Green School efforts. these include implementing a litter more »

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