Category Archives: Green Schools

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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Our new Green Flag

Today saw the raising of our 2nd Green Schools flag. This was the culmination of two years’ work, with a focus on energy saving. The flag was raised by long-standing member of our Board of Management, Mr. Tom Brady, and … Continue reading

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Green Schools Update

Breaking news! We’ve just been informed that Holy Cross N.S. has been awarded its 2nd Green Flag. Congratulations to the hardworking committee, headed up by Mrs. Mary Brennan.

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3rd Class Gardening News

Today we finally got to plant our potatoes. We had been sprouting them in the classroom for the past few weeks, but the weather had been too bad to plant them outside. We also planted carrots and sunflowers. Keep an … Continue reading

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Easter Assembly

This morning the whole school assembled to watch a variety of pupils receive prizes for recent events. First up were the winners of the comórtas ealaíne for Seachtain na Gaeilge. As you can see from the photo, the standard of … Continue reading

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Energy Day Exhibition

Many of our pupils have been very busy in the past few weeks creating projects based on the theme of “energy”.  Where possible, the projects were created from recycled items. Some classes displayed energy-related science experiments too.  The projects were all … Continue reading

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