Green Flag

Green-Schools is Ireland’s leading environmental management and education programme for schools.
Promoting long-term, whole-school action for the environment Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and co-ordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland).

Green Flag News

Nature Walk

We love to go for nature walks to see the changes that occur each season. During our autumn nature walk we collected some leaves and conkers to make autumn wreaths. Have a look at some of our pictures.    

LEAF Project 2018

We visited Curraghchase Forest Park today as part of the LEAF programme. LEAF stands for Learning Everything About Forests. We were divided into two groups and worked with our two LEAF coordinators Rachel and Ray. We had lots of fun and we learnt a lot about trees and...

Halloween Fun Day!!

Today 25/10/2018 Our students came to school dressed up in BRILLIANT home made costumes from recyclable materials. We had loads of creativity and ingenious ideas on display! The children and their parents worked really hard to create these fantastic pieces! Well done...

Clean Ireland Recycling Presentation

This morning, 3rd and 4th class enjoyed learning about waste and recycling and its transformation over time. Sarah, from Clean Ireland Recycling, showed us what happens in recycling plants and why it is so important to recycle. Everyone had fun playing the waste...

LEAF Programme

Congratulations to First class who successfully completed the Leaf programme. They received their certificate on June 20th from LEAF coordinator Rachel...

Green Flag

On Thursday the 3rd of May I went to Cork with Sinead Brosnan, Cagla Saracoglu and Ms Yataki to collect our Green Schools Flag. We got our flag in recognition of all our hard work that we did to save water in the school. Have a look at some of our pictures. Aoibheann...

Greenflag awarded to Killoughteen NS

This year our school applied for our third green flag. It was based on the theme of water conservation. We did water surveys around the school. We read the water meter every month to see how much water we are using. We also checked it a few times last thing in the...

World Book day 2018

Book Day 2018 We dressed up for World Book day today. Look at all our lovely costumes. We bought books at the book sale and we had buddy reading too. Sincere thanks to all who supported our bring and buy sale today in support of the Deel Animal Action Group. €274.14...