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”
The Green-Schools committee are currently working on the 5th green flag which is on the theme of Biodiversity. We are working on our environmental review and creating Habitat Maps of the school grounds.
On Tuesday, pupils, staff and parents gathered to celebrate the raising of our Green Flag for Travel. Ms. Dempsey, the Green School committee and Mr. McHale spoke about how the school and parents managed to earn the Green Flag for Travel. Afterwards, special guest, Mark O’Meara a former pupil of Ballyneale and now Captain ofContinue reading “Green Flag Event”
The raising of the Green Flag for Travel takes place next Tuesday the 12th June.
We will be collecting our 4th Green Flag on the travel initiative on Wednesday the 23rd May. We will have a ceremony in June to celebrate this fantastic achievement.
The Bug Hotel is now open for creepy crawlie visitors [complete with slide, pool and stairs!]. Different classes worked through the day to build it. Thank you to all those who brought in materials.
The Bug Hotel is currently under construction at the school. We will be filling the ‘rooms’ next week with various natural materials. If anyone has any of the following please bring it in next week. Pine cones bamboo canes fallen bark sticks straw moss broken terracotta pots Thank you to all those who have broughtContinue reading “Bug Hotel”
We are currently working towards our 4th Green Flag on travel. Today we had our Day of Action based on travel. This morning we had our “Park and Stride” from Ballyneale Church at 9.10am. There were prizes for the best dressed boy and girl relating to the travel theme and the pupils completed activities basedContinue reading “Day of Action”
We are currently working towards our 4th Green Flag on travel. Today we are having our Day of Action. We will start with our “Park and Stride” at Ballyneale Church at 9.10am. There will be prizes for the best dressed boy and girl relating to the travel theme. There will be lots of other activitiesContinue reading “Day of Action”