Today our Green Schools Committee went to the Omniplex in Rathmines for the regional finals of the SEAI One Good Idea. Everyone got to watch their 1-minute film and presenting their idea to the judges. Check out their presentation below: Thanks to the Omniplex and SEAI for providing our team and supporters with cinema snack …

Three of our pupils today visited D.I.D. Electrical in Tallaght to research washing machines as part of their entry in the SEAI One Good Idea competition. Stephen the manager was very obliging when we contacted him to arrange the visit. Today we visited the store and Alan kindly took the time to explain the different …

Survey request for parents and adults in our community for 6th class research

6th class pupils through to regional finals of SEAI competition. Looking for adults connected with our school to fill out a short survey to help with their research using the link provided.

Gabriella and Isabelle from the Green Schools Committee will be going around this week to let classes know that each block in our school will have a battery collection box located in the strongroom. If the boys and girls have used batteries at home that they would like to recycle, they can bring them into …

Christmas Shoebox Appeal a huge success! 🎄🎁

Today the Green Schools’ Committee we finished all the boxes for the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Our initial goal was to send 18 boxes: one for every class in the school. By the end of school today we had 82 boxes for boys and girls covering the age range 2-4, 5-9 and 10-14 years …

St Dominic’s Green Schools Committee are organising a Christmas shoebox collection for Team Hope in our efforts, as global citizens, to support others outside of Ireland. The festive period is a busy, exciting time for many of us so it is fitting to spread the joy with children who are less fortunate. We can only …

Last week was Climate Action week. Some of our classes wrote their own pledges to make a small change to protect our climate. Mr Ward’s second class watched a short informative video with ideas that we could all follow. Then each child chose one idea that they could work on this year. 2nd class writing …

6th Class Pupils Published

On Friday sixth class pupils from St Dominic’s were invited to a book launch in Tallaght library. ‘Where do you think you are from?’is a collection of stories by 5th class pupils in Tallaght, on their families, that the pupils submitted last year. Not many ten or eleven year olds can say they are published …

Big Clean Up for National Spring Clean Day

At eleven o’clock yesterday all the classes in St Dominic’s took part in cleaning up rubbish for National Spring Clean Day, which is headed by An Taisce. Bags upon bags of litter were collected by pupils and staff from around the school, outside the school grounds, around the church, Mountain Park and around the community …

At senior assembly today we announced the winners of the Green School’s Slogan Competition the topic of Energy. There were lots of colourful entries with catchy slogans on conserving and using energy wisely and it was a tough decision choosing a winner from each class. The winners from each class group received a gift card …