Category Archives: Green Flag-Water

Trapped Water and the Power of Hydraulics

This week, 4th and 5th have enjoyed learning about the power of trapped air and trapped water and the practical implications of hydraulics and pneumatics.
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Green Schools Making Headlines!

The ‘Green Schools’ competition winners from 5th and 6th class were featured in the local newspaper-The Argus 

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Green Schools Mascot Winners

A huge congratulations to three pupils at St. Oliver’s N.S who came second place in Co. Louth ‘Design a Mascot’ competition for Louth County Council. These three pupils each designed a mascot that promoted- ‘Be Green for 2018’. Their images … Continue reading

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Care for the environment this Christmas

Well done to Nora Mc Bride in 5th class who won a poetry competition for Green Schools in Co. Louth. Nora wrote a poem to encourage people to think about the environment this Christmas. She received a voucher from Louth … Continue reading

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Recycling Water

We are getting great use out of our water butt. This week, we were able to use it to wash our art equipment. The children are making a great effort to not waste any water at St. Olivers! 
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Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards

Well done to the group of children who represented St. Oliver’s at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards in Carlingford this week. The pupils were interviewed by the judges. They all were able to confidently speak about the … Continue reading

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Coastal Clean

The Green Schools committee and some other pupils at St Oliver’s successfully carried out a beach clean. They all did a fantastic job at picking up the litter to help protect our environment. Well done!
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Careful Measuring!

5th/6th class spent the morning learning all about capacity. They carefully measured water into a variety of containers. They even used the school’s water butt to help cut down on the usage of water.
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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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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.
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