Category Archives: Health Promoting School

Co. Louth Agricultural Show 2018

Fun Fun Fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is a great variety of events that individual children may be interested in entering. 
The show is on Sunday 10th of June 2018 this year.
It will be a great day out with lots of free bouncy castles and … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Learning, Environmental Awareness, Health Promoting School, Parents' Association, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts, Wider Community | Comments Off on Co. Louth Agricultural Show 2018

Water Action Day

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

Posted in Active Flag, Environmental Awareness, Green Flag-Water, Health Promoting School, Parents' Association | Comments Off on Water Action Day

Promoting Health and Well-being in St. Oliver’s N.S.

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.
Below … Continue reading

Posted in Active Flag, Active Flag, Environmental Awareness, Green Flag-Water, Health Promoting School, Science, St. Oliver's N.S. | Comments Off on Promoting Health and Well-being in St. Oliver’s N.S.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2018

Bhí a lán craic againn ag an gceolchoirm sa scoil.

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in Active Flag, Blue Flag, Creative Learning, Gaeilge, Health Promoting School, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts | Comments Off on Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2018

2018 Spring Planting

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

Posted in Active Flag, Environmental Awareness, Green Flag-Water, Grow Award 2018, Health Promoting School, Parents' Association | Comments Off on 2018 Spring Planting

Happy Mother’s Day from Junior and Senior Infants

JI and SI want to say a very special Happy Mother’s Day.
We hope you enjoy your day this Sunday.
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in Creative Learning, Health Promoting School, Religion, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts | Comments Off on Happy Mother’s Day from Junior and Senior Infants

Investigating air pressure in JI and SI

We investigated air pressure in Junior and Senior Infants. We used paint, card and a straw. We discovered that the paint spread if we used the straw to blow through because there was more air pressure. We decided to make … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Learning, Environmental Awareness, Health Promoting School, Science, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts | Comments Off on Investigating air pressure in JI and SI

Why stars twinkle

In Junior and Senior infants we investigated why stars twinkle.
Starlight passes through the air to reach us.
The air behaves like moving bubble wrap when starlight passes through it. 
We tried it ourselves!
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in Creative Learning, Environmental Awareness, Health Promoting School, Science, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts | Comments Off on Why stars twinkle

JI and SI learn about Space

What fun we have had in Junior and Senior Infants learning all about Space and the Solar System. We explored with a range of materials and created our own rockets and spaceships.
Have a look at our pictures to see what … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Learning, Environmental Awareness, Green Flag - Energy, Health Promoting School, Science, St. Oliver's N.S., The Arts | Comments Off on JI and SI learn about Space

GAA Coaching

All of 4th and 5th are really enjoying our sessions with our wonderful GAA Coach Seán.

Posted in Active Flag, Health Promoting School, St. Oliver's N.S. | Comments Off on GAA Coaching