Category Archives: Green Flag-Water

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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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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Earth Hour

Earth Hour takes place this Saturday!
Around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks set aside an hour to host events, switch off their lights, and make noise for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is at 8:30pm on 25 March 2017. Louth County … Continue reading

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