Category Archives: Green Schools

Nature Workshop

Ross Cochrane, from Heritage in Schools, came recently for a nature awareness and appreciation workshop. The children had a fantastic day. We would highly recommend this informative and interactive day with Ross. Our pupils gained alot from it. We are working towards our 13th Green Glag and this project is very important to us. We […]

Artist in Schools Programme

This time the children focused on collage with Catherine. They first learned about Henri Rousseau and studied his famous Jungle Collage. Then the children created their own jungle collage using old magazines, coloured card and their own drawings on white paper. The results were fabulous; a lovely way to spend an afternoon.  Thank you Catherine.

Curlew Conservation Programme

Thanks to Owen Murphy from National Parks and Wildlife Services for his great presentation to the children today on the Curlew Conservation Programme. We learned a great deal, for example: there has been a 97% decline in curlew numbers since the 1980s the curlew habitat is disappearing the National Parks and Wildlife Curlew Conservation programme […]

Artist in Schools Programme

We were delighted when our school was awarded the Artist in Schools Programme. This programme is funded by Roscommon Co. Council and involves an artist coming to our school every week for 7 weeks to deliver the programme. Catherine came today for the afternoon and the children had a brilliant time. Firstly they studied the […]