Category Archives: Green School

Sowing flowers

Children from the Green School’s Committee along with Ms McNulty, Junior and Senior Infants were busy sowing seeds as part of the biodiversity theme.    

Plastic Free Day

As part of our Biodiversity theme, we are trying to reduce our plastic usage throughout the school.  The children first of all looked into the environmental impact that plastic has on our environment. Ms McNulty along with the Green School Committee … Continue reading

Tree Planting to mark National Tree Week

Eric Dempsey The Birdman paid us a visit

Eric Dempsey who regularly appears on the Derek Mooney show, came to talk to all the children about birds, which ties in nicely with our Greenschools Biodiversity theme. He did a walkabout with the Greenschools committee to advise them on … Continue reading

Bio-Diversity Workshop

This week our Green Schools committee invited two speakers from the Glendalough National Park to come into our school to talk to us about the different wildlife that can be found in Lacken. They finished off the afternoon out and … Continue reading

Green Schools Update

We are currently working towards our fifth Green Flag in Biodiversity. We are looking at steps which can be taken to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and to increase species-richness in our locality.

Green School Update

Having received our Fourth Green Flag in Travel, we are currently working on our Fifth Green Flag in Biodiversity.  Our committee is being set up at the moment. Keep an eye on our website for more updates.

Scoot at school

Ally from An Taisce came to carry out a whole day of scooting activities with all the classes.

Third Green Flag

Roisín raised our Third Green Flag which was awarded for raising an awareness about Water conservation and usage in school and at home.

Second Green Flag

Representatives from the Green School’s Committee went to Croke Park to receive our second green flag.