World Bee Day

Today, 20th May, is World Bee Day ūüźĚ. This video explains the importance of bees; https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=BXHAHHHki_E According to the Carrick on Suir Lions Club, the bumble bee found around Carrick and surrounding areas is the Carder Bee. About one third of our bee species in Ireland is threatened with extinction. This could have a detrimentalContinue reading “World Bee Day”

School of Excellence Project

This year the school has been participating in the School of Excellence Awards based around the School Garden.  Yesterday Ballyneale NS presented their project based on this theme in the Waterford Teachers’ Centre, afterwards the school received their School of Excellence Certificate.  Thank you to all parents and pupils who attended the event.

Bird Boxes and Feeders

With the help of parent, Eugene McGuigan and secondary student, Jack Connolly, each class now has their very own bird box for the garden birds who come into the school garden. The pupils also put up bird feeders outside the classroom windows so they can now easily spot the feathered visitors to the school.