Category Archives: Green Schools

Our New Green Flag

We were delighted to be awarded with another Green Schools Flag yesterday. This time our work was  focused on the theme of “Travel”.  Pictured are representatives from our school who attended yesterday’s awards ceremony in Kilkenny. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” … Continue reading

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Green Schools’ Action Day

We are busy working towards our next Green Flag for Holy Cross School. This year’s flag is based around the theme of transport. Today we held an “Action Day” based on the theme of transport. As you can see from … Continue reading

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Green Schools Walk to School Day

This morning we held our very first “Walk to School Day”. This initiative is part of our Green Schools Travel Programme. There were four meeting points; the Ring Road near Moonvoy Roundabout, the Golf Club entrance, the entrance to Elm … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung!

We were very excited today to discover that we have frogspawn in our courtyard. We are learning all about spring at the moment so we’ll be keeping a very close eye on the frogspawn to see what happens next. [Show … Continue reading

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Planting Beans

As part of our “Discover Primary Science & Maths” programme, the children in senior infants (room 8) planted beans last week. We used plastic cups and paper so that we will be able to see the roots and shoots develop. … Continue reading

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Green Schools News

Last Thursday 5th class pupils from our Green Committee were very busy planting daffodil bulbs as part of Tramore Tidy Towns project. We are all looking forward to seeing our bright yellow blooms next spring. [Show as slideshow]

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Design a Scarecrow for Tramore G.I.Y.

Congratulations to our pupils on their recent success in the Tramore G.I.Y. “Scary Scarecrow” competition. With the fine weather ahead, we’re sure that  our scarecrow will be very busy guarding the crops in Tramore’s G.I.Y. garden! [Show as slideshow]

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Green Flag News

We were delighted to invite Monsignor Shine to school today, to raise our third Green Flag. This flag was based on  the theme of water. The aim of the water theme is to support schools in introducing and implementing a sustainable … Continue reading

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Room 2 Gardeners

Pictured are the children in room 2, harvesting their new potatoes. They had a crop of 76 spuds!  [Show as slideshow]

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News from Senior Infants, Room 8

We’re learning all about the season of spring in Aistear. Today some of us went on a spring nature walk around the school grounds. We brought our clipboards with us and recorded any signs of spring we saw. As well … Continue reading

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