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Green School Week of Action

Date: February 11, 2016 Author: admin Categories: General, Green School Blog

We packed every theme into our Green School Week of Action this year. We looked at a different theme each day, culminating with this year’s theme of Litter and Waste with Global Awareness.  Monday: No Power Hour On Monday, we had a No Power Hour. We were amazed at the difficulties we encountered while trying to work as normal without any…

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Leave No Trace

Date: June 27, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Green School Blog

Leave No Trace We learned how to Leave No Trace as we enjoy the outdoors this summer. Here are the seven principles of Leaves No Trace: Plan ahead and prepare. Be considerate of others. Respect wildlife. Travel and camp on durable ground. Leave what you find. Dispose of waste properly. Minimise the effects of fire. We know…

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Our Green School

Date: June 25, 2015 Author: admin Categories: General, Green School Blog, Green Schools

The Green Schools committee has been very busy this year working on the theme of Global Citizenship Litter and Waste.   We conducted Litter Surveys this year, to show how much litter we had and where the litter black spots were. The amount of litter in the school had reduced when we completed the final one,…

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National Tree Day in the Forest

Date: April 14, 2015 Author: admin Categories: General, Green School Blog

On National Tree Day, Junior Infants, Senior Infants, First and Second Class went to the woods so that we could really appreciate the trees! We brought teddy bears, built dens for them (and for ourselves), jumped in the leaves and discovered all kinds of wonderful things!

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