Category Archives: Green Flag-Water
We had a great day celebrating ‘Water Action Day’.
For two years, the whole school have been working towards our Green School’s Flag for water. The whole school have been learning about all the different ways to save water and we … Continue reading
We have been very busy over the past three years promoting positive health and well-being here in St. Oliver’s N.S.
There are many informative publications available from various foundations. We intend to distribute a selection of these in the coming days.
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We had great fun this week planting. We spent time cleaning up around the school, picking up litter, getting rid of the weeds and digging for fresh soil. Each class then took it in turns to plant a range of … Continue reading
We had a lovely time learning about Winter in JI and SI. We learned about creatures that live in cold places and investigated with ice. We discussed the properties of ice and discovered what happened when ice was brought into … Continue reading
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.
It was great to investigate this in class using plastic syringes and tubing today. We are … Continue reading
The ‘Green Schools’ competition winners from 5th and 6th class were featured in the local newspaper-The Argus
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
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
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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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