Category Archives: Green Flag-Water

Wonderful Water

During World Water Day last month, we learned about the devastating effect oil spills have on sea creatures like penguins.
We then created lava lamps based on the principle that oil is less dense and floats on water. 
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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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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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Green Schools Competition

Pupils at St. Oliver’s National School entered a national competition for Green Schools on our theme of ‘Water’. There were some fantastic entries. I’m sure the judges are going to have a tough time deciding on the winners!
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