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Green School Committee 2017

Well done to Éabha, Hayden, Aodhán, Freddie, Jenna and Erín who have joined the Green School Committee. They join Quinn, Seán, Malachy, Amelia, Kate, Ryan and Ms Morrin.
We look forward to working on the theme of ‘Biodiversity’ this year.
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End of Year Assembly

Friday June 30th was the last day of the 2016-2017 school year.
All of the classes gathered together at 11.30 for our final assembly.
The children in each class were presented with their PAWS swim certificates following their swimming sessions in Graiguecullen … Continue reading

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Environmental Singing Workshop with Green Schools

Enda  O’ Reilly a geologist and musician came to visit the school today for a workshop funded by the Green School Programme.
Bringing his guitar and inflatable globe, Enda fully entertained the children with his topical, interactive songs. They were bopping … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017 – Green and Amber Flags- Visit of Carlow Rose, Ciara Dooley

What a day!
Today was our annual sports day and it was jam packed with fun!
We started with swimming races at Graiguecullen pool, where family and friends cheered the children on. The children have progressed greatly at swimming with their block … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety Training

Our Cycle Safety Training sessions have now finished. A huge thank you to Don and Ritchie who ensured that all of the children made great progress during their lessons.
The senior class finished their training with two sessions out on the … Continue reading

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Renewal of Green-Schools Flag

         
         
Conall, Seán and Fionn represented The Green School Committee in The Helix, DCU to  receive the school’s fourth green flag for Travel.
They had a lovely day and they enjoyed the experience immensely!
Well done to all who have … Continue reading

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Clean Up Day

 

Yesterday we had to abandon our annual clean-up due to bad weather.
Thankfully today the sun was shining and we were able to get to work making the school and it’s surroundings sparkle!
In the classrooms children carefully cleaned the desks and … Continue reading

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Road Safety Officer – Sarah visits the school.

We were delighted to have Sarah from the Road Safety Authority visit the school today.
Sarah worked with all of the classes, reminding them about the important role they have to play in staying safe on our roads.
Three key messages were:

Helmets
Seat … Continue reading

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Flowers growing in our garden

Earlier in the year we planted a variety of bulbs in our Friendship Garden.
This week we have been delighted to see the first of the flowers emerge.
Over the next few weeks we hope there will be plenty of colour and … Continue reading

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Park n’ stride relaunched on Tuesday 18th October.
Thank you to all who took part.
We look forward to seeing you all parking and striding on Tuesdays and working together to renew our green flag. It’s great to see so many people … Continue reading

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Green Schools Committee 2016-2017

We welcome Quinn, Séan and Malachy to our committee.
On the committee this year is Conall, Lewis, Séan A, Fionn, Ryan, Amelia, Kate, Malachy, Séan H and Quinn.
We look forward to a busy year as we continue to work on the … Continue reading

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Green Schools Clean Up

On Thursday the 16th of June the school held it’s, ‘Green Schools Clean Up Day’.
The children worked hard cleaning the windows, weeding the new flower bed and picking up litter outside. The classroom tables were scrubbed! The older children did … Continue reading

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Green School News

On Friday 15th January, Karen Moore (travel officer for our school) visited us. She carried out a walk-ability audit with the committee. This was to give the committee an idea of how safe it is to walk to school. We … Continue reading

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