Category Archives: Environmental Awareness

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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Planting with JI and SI

Spring is a time for new life and so Junior Infants and Senior Infants have been busy planting. We had so much fun learning outdoors. Thank you to all the parents who helped us. 
 
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Senior Infants Plant Pea Seeds!

Senior Infants had a great opportunity last week. We planted pea seeds. We filled our own pots plant pots with compost and then popped in the seeds. We are taking very good care of them in our classroom. Thank you … Continue reading

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World Water Day in Senior Infants

Senior Infants had fun learning about the water cycle on World Water Day. They watched a cartoon called ‘Drippy the Raindrop’ who described his journey through the water cycle. They then recorded what they had learned. We dicussed the importance … Continue reading

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World Water Day fun!

World Water Day was celebrated on Wednesday 22nd of March. Each class did a variety of activities to highlight water issues around the world.
In 5th/6th the pupils learned all about the water cycle. They carried out a sorting activity to … Continue reading

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All AGROW in St Oliver’s.

Thanks to all the children in our school, we’ve been getting into growing and gardening in our school today. Many of the teachers and one parent attended a fabulous course given by Paddy Madden a very well known SESE lecturer … Continue reading

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Floating and Sinking Experiment

Senior Infants enjoyed working as little scientists to find out if various items in the classroom would float or sink. They made boats out of the materials that they learned could float.

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Spring Cleaning and Planting Prep in our School Garden

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Great to see such enthusiasm among all the pupils who picked up litter, weeded planting beds and planted raspberries. Some of the pupils were involved in making a log pile in order to create a new habitat for mini beasts. … Continue reading

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