Please see below PDFs for everything you will need for the above activity:
Category Archives: GREEN FLAG
World Bee Day
Today, 20th May, is World Bee Day 🐝. 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”
Green Schools Biodiversity Flag
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.
Infants – Seed Sowing
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”
National Spring Clean
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.