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

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...

Waterproof wax crayon pictures

We did our art based on a water class we had earlier this year. We looked at things that were waterproof. What are buckets/ raincoats made of? Why? We saw that they are made of plastic and metal mainly as they won't leak. They aren't made from wool, cotton or things...

Growing trees in the Junior Infant room

Junior Infants brought in lots of seeds during the Autumn from trees around their homes and from the town park. We looked at ash keys, acorns, sycamore (helicopters), chestnuts, beech mast and so much more. We looked at the different types of trees on YouTube and even...

Halloween in Killoughteen NS 2017

Today 27th October 2017 we had our annual dress up day where our pupils made costumes from recyclable materials. This year our pupils were allowed to make objects from recyclable materials also. There was a huge effort made by all the children. We had trains, robots,...