Category Archives: Grow Award 2017

World Record Attempt – Register NOW!!

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Signs of Autumn

Senior Infants and First Class were busy this week observing trees and looking for signs of Autumn. They took note of the different colours on leaves. They found conkers, acorns and pine cones. They picked a tree to observe throughout … Continue reading

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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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Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs!

On the last day of term the students and some parents had a great time picking all the tasty fruits, vegetables and herbs planted this year. The GROW committee then set up a stall to sell the produce to the … Continue reading

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St Oliver’s Parents’ Association Receive Award of Recognition

NPC Fred O’Connell Award

The Award ceremony took place at the NPC Education Conference 2017, today 10th of June 2017 in the National College of Ireland.
The NPC Fred O’Connell Award recognises innovative partnership work between parents and schools which supports children … Continue reading

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Busy gardening in the sun!

The pupils of St. Oliver’s made the most of the gorgeous weather this week. With the help of parents, we had a productive and fun morning working hard in our beautiful garden.
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GROW Committee Achieving Greatness!

The GROW committee is having a very busy and exciting year. All members are responsible for leading our school and making their environment cleaner, greener and more sustainable.

Our GROW committee has been having regular meetings. 
The committee has helped the pupils, … Continue reading

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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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