Category Archives: Grow Award 2017

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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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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