To date we have achieved 9 green school flags. We are one of 21 schools across the counrty selected to take part in the latest green schools programme-
We have just secured our ninth Green Flag:
Global Citizenship, Food and Bio diversity.
We pride ourselves on being a Green School and we have been awarded nine green flags to date. Our school community were delighted to receive the flag-
Our Green School Committee
Our Green Schools committee meet on a monthly basis and is normally made up of pupils from 3rd to 6th class.
This year and last year the committee consists of the pupils in sixth class. Over the last two years the committee has increased the number of raised beds in the school and has taken a great interest in planting fruit, vegetables and creating a wild flower garden. The pupils have sampled their own produce in soup an other recipes.
Herb Planting Indoors February 2022
Our Green School's Notice Board
We use the website and the Green Schools Notice Board to showcase the children's work and keep the school community informed of developments.
Senior pupils put the mapping skills to work in designing and mapping the habitats around the school.
Our Green Schools Slogan:
The slugs and the worms help our food grow we need biodiversity to help our food chain flow.
Project Work On Pollinators
One Million Trees
Our school has joined many schools throughout ireland in the One Million Trees Campaign. Each class planted one native seedling. The programme creates an awareness of the challenges of global warming. For each tree planted here there are 10 planted in Africa.
Protecting the Pollinators.
Biodiversity Awareness Survey
The Green school committee carried out a Biodiversity awareness survey in year one and year two. The results were graphed and were very interesting.
National Bike Week 2021
National Bike week took place from September 12 th -
The Outdoor Classroom became very important throughout 2021.
There are a number of "green related" activities taking place in the school on an on going basis.
Recycling Paper and Carboard.
Supporters of Bike Week
Designing Green Slogas
Designing Green Posters
Green Team Committee
Planting fruit and Vegetables
Planting the Wildflower Garden
Team Limerick Clean Up 2022