The Green Schools website has been setting activities each week based on the different themes: litter and waste, water, travel, biodiversity, global citizenship and the marine environment. They outline an activity for each day with a mixture of tasks aimed at junior pupils, senior pupils and tasks that could be completed by either age group. …

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 …

Check out Shriya, Holly, Tymoteusz and Nicolas’s 1 minute film for the regional finals of the SEAI One Good Idea competition https://youtu.be/YEX0XQ9VT8U

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 …

This year Miss Duffy’s 5th class have been learning lots about climate change. We have designed posters and even went on a climate strike. When we returned from our Christmas break, the bushfires in Australia were a hot topic! We researched the devastation that they were causing and were horrified to read that the fires …

Last Friday Mr Ward’s 2nd class made bird feeders in the cookery room with Ms Brady from the Green Schools Committee and Evan from 6th class. They used recycled plastic bottles with an opening cut into them for the birds to reach the seeds. First Ms Brady cut up cooking fat, melted it in the …

During the festive season we produce 25-30% more waste than we normally do. The website mywaste.ie is an excellent source of information on managing waste, with useful information and tips to help families reduce their waste and save money in the process. Check out the link below to find out more… https://www.mywaste.ie/the-twelve-ways-of-christmas-waste-reduction/

his morning Gordan and his colleague from Team Hope came to collect the 82 shoeboxes and donations kindly given by pupils, parents and staff. They presented the school with a certificate and extended their thanks to everyone involved, for their hard work and to everyone who donated. This week the Green Schools reps visited most …