Category Archives: Environmental Awareness

St Oliver’s Parents’ Association Receive Award of Recognition

NPC Fred O’Connell Award

The Award ceremony took place at the NPC Education Conference 2017, today 10th of June 2017 in the National College of Ireland.
The NPC Fred O’Connell Award recognises innovative partnership work between parents and schools which supports children … Continue reading

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St Oliver’s Summer Fair 2017

The St Oliver’s Summer Fair takes place on Sunday 25th June 1-4pm at St Oliver’s N.S. Carlingford. We will have lots of things for all the family, including food, entertainment, music and games.  We are also planning to have a jumble sale … Continue reading

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Rainforests

5th and 6th class got very creative this week. We have been learning all about Rainforests around the world. The class split up into groups and carried out their own research. They were then able to create a model of … Continue reading

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Investigating Hedgerows

We’ve been taking advantage of the lovely May weather by investigating the different types of plants, trees, insects and animals we can find in our local hedgerows.
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Busy gardening in the sun!

The pupils of St. Oliver’s made the most of the gorgeous weather this week. With the help of parents, we had a productive and fun morning working hard in our beautiful garden.
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Home Water Survey

The Green schools committee would like each family to fill out a survey about water in their home. This will help the Green Schools Committee as it is looking at different ways in which we can improve our water consumption … Continue reading

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GROW Committee Achieving Greatness!

The GROW committee is having a very busy and exciting year. All members are responsible for leading our school and making their environment cleaner, greener and more sustainable.

Our GROW committee has been having regular meetings. 
The committee has helped the pupils, … Continue reading

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Our fantastic Green Schools Committee!

St Oliver’s N.S Green Schools Committee have been very busy working on our theme of ‘Water’ this year.

We have regular meetings where each committee member gets to voice their opinions and ideas and represent their class.
The Green Schools Committee have … Continue reading

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Playground Heaven for Activity and Relaxation

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We have been working very hard both in school and out in the yard, promoting ways of introducing our children to good physical, emotional and mental health through our SPHE curriculum and most naturally through our … Continue reading

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Great Growing!

It has been over two weeks since all the pupils started their planting. Since then, some of the items that were planted have been in the classrooms. Pupils have carried out great work making sure they were watered and taken … Continue reading

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