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

First Class and Rainbow Class visit Curraghchase

On Wednesday the 6th of February, 1st class and the rainbow room visited Curraghchase with the LEAF programme. We brought our coats and our wellies and headed off on the bus. We were very lucky with the weather, the sun stayed out all day. During our trip to the...

Halloween 2019 in Killoughteen NS

Today, October 25th, the children of Killoughteen NS again made brilliant costumes from recyclable materials for our Halloween dress up. We saw everything from cereal killers, artists, army tanks, haunted houses and Mr Tayto to name but a few. The imagination and...

Active Week – School Walk

Today, Monday June 17th, To 1st to 6th classes went for a walk on the Great Southern Trail. We set off from the school with our high viz jackets and high spirits at 11:30. The sun was in the sky and it was a lovely day for a walk. We all did an 8km loop and arrived...

LEAF Project School Workshop

We were delighted to have a visit from Rachel Geary from the LEAF project to do a school based workshop with us. We did and saw lots of things over the day. We had a look back to our day in the forest. Then we did some leaf rubbings. We went outside to the field and...

Team Limerick Clean-up

The Team Limerick Clean-Up (TLC) initiative is sponsored by the JP McManus Benevolent Fund and is spearheaded by Paul O’Connell and Limerick City and County Council, with the support of Mr Binman, the Limerick Leader and Live 95. Our school registered to take part in...

Aistear- The Garden Centre (March)

This month our Aistear theme is the Garden Center. Gardening: We planted spinach, lettuce, turnip, carrots, chives, gherkins, lemon balm, radish and even strawberries!! It is great fun watching them grow. We also learnt all about the different flowers you can find in...

Nature Walk

This week Junior and Senior Infants went on an autumn nature walk. We have been learning all about the changes that occur in autumn so it was great to go outside and see them. We noticed how the leaves have changed color and they are starting to fall from the trees....

LEAF Project 2018

LEAF about: Learning About Forests instills in students a sense of ownership in their natural surroundings, rekindling in them the wonderment which woodlands evoke and reminding them of the importance the environment plays in our lives. Students are encouraged through...