The children had their fifth Green Flag assessment on 14th February 2020. The assessor, Ann Marie Clifford was very impressed by the children’s work and knowledge on the theme of Biodiversity. Biodiversity is the huge variety and variation of life that surrounds us, from the tiniest bugs to the biggest whales in the sea. Well doneContinue reading “Green Schools Biodiversity Flag”
Thanks to Miss Dempsey and the Green Flag Committee for organising a dress-up day on 22nd November as part of the Biodiversity Green Flag. Also thank you to the children for putting such effort into costumes and face painting.
Thank you to Mary Blanchfield who came into the school during the week to do flower arranging with 5th and 6th class.
Over the next couple of days infants will be bringing home a cup planted with seeds as part of the GIY and Innocent drinks Big Grow campaign – http://www.innocentbiggrow.com Peas, tomatoes and cress seeds will be planted. Here are some tips for how to look after the plants at home over the coming months. Continue reading “Infants – Seed Sowing”
Photos from the litter pick with the Tidy Towns that took place this week for 3rd to 6th classes. Thank you to the Tidy Towns Committee, parents Jo Jo, Nicola and Colette for helping out on the litter pick. The fabulous weather made it even more enjoyable!
A litter pick with the Tidy Towns is on next Monday the 25th March at 9.30 am for 3rd to 6th classes. Ms. Whelan is looking for parents to help on the day. Please get in touch with her if you are available to help.
Anne Foulds from the Plastics Free 4 Schools programme came in to speak to all classes today about this initiative that the school is participating in. Everyone enjoyed the talk, following which the pupils got a chance to explore types of plastic that could be found in the sea and land environments. The pupils learnedContinue reading “Plastics Talk”
Third to sixth have signed up to take part in this programme in April. If parents can help out with this please contact the school.
Our student council have signed up to the Plastic Free 4 Schools programme which helps schools to go plastic free, through 3 plastic free asks, and in turn, act as ambassadors for change in their communities. We have started this programme by asking parents/pupils to reduce the amount of plastic being used in their lunchContinue reading “Plastic Free 4 Schools”
The Student Council are starting a new campaign from next Monday to aim for less plastic in our lunch boxes. Plastic Free 4 Schools aims to get rid of unnecessary plastics in school lunch boxes such as single use plastic bottles, straws, sandwich bags, cling film. Here are some ways to get rid of plasticContinue reading “Plastic Free for Schools”