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Green School Renewal Meeting

The members of the Green School Committee had their renewal meeting with Birgit O’Driscoll from Green Schools Ireland today. She was very impressed as they told her about their work on Fairtrade, the Global Goals, Climate Change and Litter/Waste control strategies. Well done to our enthusiastic pupil members: Lauren, Blake, …

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Trash to Art Competition

Trash to Art Competition

The Green Schools Committee held a Trash to Art Design Competition in school as part of our Flag application for Litter and Waste. There were amazing entries. Well done to all on your great efforts.  All of the pieces that were made by our fantastic pupils will be on display …

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Green Schools Conference

Fourth Class and Lauren and Blake (Chairs of the Green Committee) attended the Green Schools Ireland Conference on the Global Goals at the Radisson Hotel on Tuesday. They learnt about the Global Goals including Gender Inequality, Climate Action and World Poverty. They took part in games and activities, as well …

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Green School Committee 2019

Green School Committee 2019

Green School Committee 2019/20

3rd Class – Conal  and  Iseult

4th Class- David and Roxy

5th Class- Finn and Lauren

6th Class- Blake and Lauren

Ms Flannery, Mr. Walsh, Audrey and Vivian are staff members.

Aoife Fleury is our Parent Representative.

We are in Year 2 of our application for …

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School Garden Award

Today the Awards Ceremony of the Schools Garden Competition, organised by Muintir na Tíre & Cork County Council took place in County Hall. The school received an “Commended” award in the “New Garden” Category – which Tara and Beth from 2nd class were thrilled to accept on behalf of the …

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Green School Party

The Green School Committee had their end of year party today. Thanks to Eve, Liam, Lauren, Blake, Lauren, Christopher, Roxy and David for their interest and attending at the Green meetings during the year. They are a very enthusiastic group. Maith sibh!!

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Green School’s Workshop

The Green Committee and 4th Class had a Workshop today based on our Green Flag for Global Citizenship. The Workshop was coordinated by Linda from Mind the Gap Productions. The children did various hands-on activities that involved cooperation and working together. Thanks to Linda and Aaron from Mind the Gap…
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Fair Trade Day

Today was Fairtrade Awareness Day in Scoil Barra Naofa. Children brought in a piece of fruit or a treat item with the Fairtrade mark to enjoy while watching a video explaining Fairtrade. There was an Art/Poster Competition held in school to highlight Fairtrade and the Fairtrade logo. Well done to…
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Green School Production

Today the Green School Committee welcomed Linda and Aaron from ‘Mind the Gap’ productions who performed their interactive drama ‘It’s Not Fair’ followed by a workshop for 5th class and the members of the Green School Committee. The themes of global citizenship and Fairtrade were explored. Go raibh maith agaibh!…
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Safety Programme

Today we welcomed Caroline Casey from Cork County Council who worked with Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes on water, road and farm safety. The session was very interactive with lots of audience participation. We hope that these classes will now be able to engage peer learning with the younger children …

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