Category Archives: Green Schools

Christmas Recycled Materials Art Competition

We had great fun entering the Roscommon County Council Art Competition this week. Our pupils designed and created Christmas decorations out of recycled materials. The results were amazing, well done to you all! We’ll be displaying these fabulous pieces at our Christmas Nativity Show next week.    

Science Week in the Senior Room

We continued working hard on our project for BT Young Scientists. We are so excited about going to the RDS in January! We also made robot minions with our kits from Stem Wizz (see below). This week we learned about photosynthesis. We learned that plants, hedges and trees take in sunlight and water, and they […]

Planting Spring Window Boxes

Cross-curricular Learning  We focused on Procedural Writing in English for the past fortnight. 3rd and 4th Class read about and completed written activities on planting spring window boxes. We decided to put this lesson into action! Kevin Dooley ordered daffodil, crocus, tulip and muscari bulbs for us. They came all the way from Holland! We […]

Roadside Anti-Littering Competition

We are entering the roadside anti-littering competition with Roscommon County Council. Details: Roscommon County Council are inviting all Primary Schools across County Roscommon to participate in a Roadside Anti-Littering Competition. The Competition is open to individuals and groups from 3rd to 6th Class. As an individual or group, students are asked to draw a design for a car window […]

Imaginative Play in Nature

We are very lucky to have such lovely, natural surroundings on our school yard. This provides great opportunities for imaginative play; the children play shop/restaurant using leaves, twigs and pebbles. There are lots of areas amongst the trees for building forts/huts. Today there was great activity at the Bug Hotel and lots of digging nearby! […]