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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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Green Flag

On Thursday 31st May we welcomed Cllr. Marcia D’Alton to the school for our Green Flag Raising Ceremony. Everyone was dressed in green or as living creatures to mark the occasion! Junior Infants opened the ceremony with a fantastic performance that really captured our excitement. Ryan Nolan and Nicole Dinan …

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Green Flag Award

A great day was had by the Green Committee today in the Radisson Blu Hotel where Scoil Barra Naofa was awarded its fifth Green Flag for Biodiversity l. Ms.Flannery, Mrs. O’ Dea, Nicole Dinan and Ryan Nolan received the flag and certificate on behalf of the whole school. Well done …

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An Taisce Clean Up

On Wednesday 4th class headed for the park in Monkstown for the annual An Taisce Clean Up. They were well prepared for the task ahead with wellies and old shoes and an abundance of enthusiasm! Once all the protective gear was put on , they headed off to their designated …

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