Welcome to our Green Schools Page
Green Flag Success!!

Well done to Mrs O'Connor and representatives of our Green Committee who were presented with our latest Green Flag today!!

We are currently working on our 5th green flag. The theme for the next two years is biodiversity.

Biodiversity Day Of Action 2023

Well done to everyone on our very successful biodiversity day of action.

The outfits were amazing and well done to all the winners.

We had great fun doing biodiversity lessons, worksheets, art, biodiversity walks, a quiz, and live webinar!

The whole school performance of our biodiversity slogan was amazing too.

Green School Committee October 2023
Walk to School Week 2023!!!

National Walk to School Week takes place this year from October 2nd - 6th 2023. This week is all about celebrating walking as a positive mode for school journeys. We are asking everyone to celebrate with us and try to make this the best and most inclusive walk to school week yet!. Walk on Wednesdays are days where everyone tries to walk or park and stride to school if they can. Please join us!

Biodiversity Slogan 2023!!!

Well done to 3rd and 4th class for creating a wonderful biodiversity slogan!! Maith sibh!!

National Scoot to School Day 2023

Well done to all involved in National Scoot to School Day 2023!!


What is biodiversity?

Biodiversity looks at steps which can be taken in schools to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and to increase species-richness in a locality.

Our School Garden: 

We have a beautiful new school garden. This is a fantastic addition to our school grounds, and will greatly help with our biodiversity theme. 

Check out the before and after photos!

Biodiversity Awareness Survey 

One of our 1st tasks was to complete a biodiversity survey. 

Scoot to school!!!!
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