The Green Schools Committee had their Flag Renewal Meeting on Tuesday with David McIlwraith from Green Schools Ireland. We are applying for the Global Citizenship: Energy Flag, which is our 7th flag. We have been actively involved with Green Schools for over 15 years. David was hugely impressed with the …
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Fourth Class Green Schools Projects
Rang a 4 have been spending the last few weeks working on our Gender Equality projects and we chose International Women’s Day, Wednesday 8th March, as the perfect day to present them to our peers! Gender Equality is one of the Sustainable Development Goals and was chosen by the pupils …
Green Flag-Low Carbon Day
We held a Low Carbon Day of Action as part of our Green Flag Renewal application. Well done to those who braved the cold to walk or park and stride to school. We have our Green Schools Renewal meeting with a representative from An Taisce on Tuesday 14th March.
Energy Workshops Senior Classes
Many thanks to Fergal and Francesca from Lifetime Lab who facilitated SEAI Workshops on Energy for 3rd to 6th Classes on Friday. We learnt about environmentally friendly ways of creating energy such as wind turbines and wave power. We were reminded about cutting back on the use of fossil fuels …
Thanks to Muireann and Aisling who represented the Green School Committee at the Open Night and told parents about our flags. Also thanks to all the other children who represented the school so well and those who put in so much work behind the scenes.
Save the Bees!
We are taking part in the Supervalu Save the Bees Campaign. The Supervalu school collection cards are inspired by the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. One third of our food is pollinated by bees, but sadly 30% of Irish bees are in danger of becoming extinct. We need to fill the Supervalu …
GREEN SCHOOLS & PICKER PALS
The Green Schools Committee would like to remind the school community that we are working on the Global Citizenship, Energy Flag. We are learning about how to conserve energy in our school, homes and in the environment. Parents can help by reminding children of the importance of turning off appliances …
A big well done to 2nd Class who are doing great work as part of the Picker Pals keeping their local roads clear of litter and with big smiles too!
Green School Committee 2021/22
Green School Committee Members 2021/2022
6th Class: David & Roxy
5th Class: Iseult & Penny
4th Class: Callum & Edith
3rd Class: Muireann & Aisling
2nd Class: Oliver & Sophie
Student Council and Green Schools Elections
It is election fever in SBN in 2nd-6th! Each class is holding an election to elect new members to the Student Council and the Green Schools Committee. A boy and a girl will be chosen from each class from 2nd-6th. The children have been putting in a lot of effort …