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Green Schools


Oct 2010

Plant Daffodils in School Grounds

This was a thoroughly enjoyable whole school experience.

Maintenance & enhancement of school & grounds is ongoing by all children


A feeding station to be established

Apr/May/June 2011

Recycling and Collection


Biodegradable matter for compost.

Collected daily


Bin located in each room. Senior pupils responsible for collection (assisted by a junior).


Careful management of paper. Use of special dedicated paper bins.

Ongoing Targets

Recyling getting Better!

his has been hugely successful and reduced a great deal of paper waste


Collection points for batteries and paper. Ensure everyone knows where they are. Empty regularly.

Battery recycling increasing as time goes by


Use of recycled materials for art and craft, music etc. some materials are gathered by children. A special recycle bin located in Art Room the rest is obtained in the Resource Centre

Recyclable materials used for costumes & props in Christmas play as well as St. Brigid & sea display. Homemade musical instruments created using recyclable materials.

Day of Action

Website Section Now Ready!

Litter – target 5 areas around the school.


Very successful Day. The Children enjoyed themselves and learned a lot in the process.


Tidy classrooms award


 Recycling – a trip to the local clothes bank.


Make musical instruments using recyclable materials


 Plant flowers in pots –to enhance the school environment


 Document the activities


 Upload to school website.

Nov 2010

Feeding Station Established

Feeding station replenished regularly by senior pupil assisted by an infant. Children enjoy observing birds all year round.


Set flowers in pots.

Spring & early summer 2011

This is a nice welcome for visitors.


Prepare the organic garden.

April 2010

Recyling getting Better!

This is improving all the time. Both staff & children are now far more aware of what can be recycled and what we can prevent going to landfill.


Teachers making effort to photocopy on both sides of page when possible.


Excellent work in relation to paper recycling.


Parents now receive notes through the text a parent service.


Website Section Now Ready!

A section of our school website dedicated to green schools.


Green schools notice board established.



 Est. Oct. 2010

Proved very successful. Children are accessing it at home thus informing family/friends etc.
Keeping the school community up to date.

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