Entries Tagged as 'Green Schools'

5th Class growing

May 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Our planting has been very successful so far this year. We have brought home sunflowers and have planted some around the school. Keep and eye out for them as the year goes on. 

As part of the Agriaware growing challenge and Green schools we hope to plant our crops in school. More information about this very soon 🙂

Tags: Green Schools · STEM Work

Agri Aware i Rang a Cúig

April 26th, 2018 · No Comments

5th Class are well on the way with the Agri Aware Incredible Edibles Challenge. We have planted potatoes. carrots, turnip, lettuce, strawberries and chives. We are worried about our strawberries but will keep you updated. 


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Agri Aware in Junior Infants

April 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on Agri Aware in Junior Infants

Junior Infants started the Agri Aware programme today. It was great fun. We planted carrots, chives. spinach, strawberries, potatoes, lettuce  and turnips. It was really interesting to see the different seeds and to see how plants grow differently.

Tags: Green Schools · Junior Infants · Science · STEM Work

Senior Infants are having great fun growing plants!

March 15th, 2018 · Comments Off on Senior Infants are having great fun growing plants!

We planted cress, peas and spinach seeds.  We looked after them very well and made sure our plants got enough water and sunlight.  We are also enjoying learning about biodiversity.

Tags: General · Green Schools · Science · STEM Work

Green Schools Travel 2017

February 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on Green Schools Travel 2017

We have been working very hard over the past two years.  We are hoping to get our 4th Green Flag for travel very soon!!

Well done to everyone in the school who have done so much work to help us get our Flag.  It is great to see so many children walking and cycling to school.  Even Ms. Ryan has started cycling to school since we started trying to get this flag!

Tags: General · Green Schools · STEM Work

Spring Walk

April 10th, 2016 · Comments Off on Spring Walk

Senior Infants had a great 1st week back to school. They have been learning all about Spring. On Friday the class went on a Spring Walk. By remembering their senses, the children were able to record what they saw, felt, could hear and smell on their Spring Walk.

They are looking forward to continuing this topic.

Tags: Green Schools · Science · Senior Infants

New Year New Hens!

January 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on New Year New Hens!

The St. Damian’s hens seem to have gotten into the spirit of New years resolutions as they have finally decided to start laying some eggs! There has only been a couple so far but I’m sure once they get the hang of it we will be well fed. Each class will get the chance to bring some eggs home over the weekend during the next few months and make something healthy and delicious with their fresh eggs. We will keep a track of the recipes that the children have used and post pictures if we can. All very eggciting!


Tags: General · Green Schools · Science

We got our 3rd Green Flag!

May 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on We got our 3rd Green Flag!

St. Damian’s have been awarded its 3rd Green Flag – The Water Flag. Mrs. Ryan, Michael , Emily and Niamh Kennedy (parent) were presented with the flag at a ceremony in The Helix. Well done to Mrs Ryan and the Green Schools Committee.


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Show and Tell and Aistear in Junior Infants

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off on Show and Tell and Aistear in Junior Infants

Junior Infants brought in one of their favourite things for show and tell today. Everyone enjoyed looking and the lovely toys and books today. We really enjoyed listening to all the stories also.

We have finished our constructions for Aistear. Everyone is really proud of their hard work. We all made beautiful homes!

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Water Action Day

October 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Water Action Day

Junior Infants all dressed in blue on Friday. Some children made different costumes and items related to water, eg – clouds, raindrops, the  ice bucket challenge and boats. Everyone had a fantastic day watching each class’ performances in the hall.

Tags: General · Green Schools · Junior Infants · Science

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