Archive for 'Green Schools'

Agri Aware in Junior Infants

Junior Infants started the Agri Aware programme today. It was great fun. We planted carrots, chives. spinach, strawberries, potatoes, lettuce  and turnips. It was really interesting to see the different seeds and to see how plants grow differently.

Senior Infants are having great fun growing plants!

We planted cress, peas and spinach seeds.  We looked after them very well and made sure our plants got enough water and sunlight.  We are also enjoying learning about biodiversity.

A Super Website – If It Were My Home – Global Citizenship

A Super Website – If It Were My Home – Global Citizenship

On this website you can compare your home country to other countries in terms of size, the economy, health, environment, and quality of life. Click HERE to start comparing.  

Growing and Sowing with the Parents’ Association.

Today the Gardening Committee from the Parents’ Association worked with Junior Infants on the ‘Grow It Yourself Sow & Grow’ scheme. The children planted aubergines, radishes, courgettes, squash and carrots.   The extra cups that were used are ‘used cups’ from the Happy Pear getting a second life as plant pots and are fully compostable […]

Green Schools Home Water Survey

Green Schools Home Water Survey

Three classes were chosen to complete a water survey on behalf of the Green Schools committee. These were Senior Infants, 3rd Class and 6th Class which added up to a total of 73 families.   Of these 73 families, 39 … Continue reading

Action Day for Water

On Wednesday 4th October, we held our Action Day for Water as part of our commitment to attaining our third green flag. The whole school participated in the event. The goal was to raise as much awareness as possible about … Continue reading

Action Day for Water

On Wednesday 4th October, we held our Action Day for Water as part of our commitment to attaining our third green flag. The whole school participated in the event. The goal was to raise as much awareness as possible about … Continue reading

Summer Gardening

Summer Gardening

Thanks to all the parents and children who have been looking after the garden over the summer. Ms. Egan organised a rota and families volunteered to weed and water for a week over the summer.

Our beautiful vegetable garden and … Continue reading

Water Safety

As part of our work towards our third Green Schools flag for Water conservation, the senior classes of our school were lucky to listen to a presentation on Water Safety given by Joanne Beaver, an instructor with Wexford Water Safety. It … Continue reading

Annual Spring Clean

Annual Spring Clean

Thanks to everyone who took part in Clontuskert’s Annual Spring Clean today. Many hands make light work! See the transformation of the school in the photos below. 

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