Category Archives: School News

Biodiversity Trip to Phoenix Park and The Ark

Second class pupils went on a nature walk through Phoenix park woodland area and then off to The Ark to watch an amazing performance all about bees. The pupils learned about the importance and the characteristics of the bumble bee, … Continue reading

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Green Schools Biodiversity Assembly

During Biodiversity Week pupils spoke about projects they were working on, Junior infants spoke about the importance of Bees! Senior infants did a poem on tadpoles, a story about Rosie’s Walk and Giraffes facts! First class did fun facts about … Continue reading

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Garbo Productions:Cluck Cluck and the Crafty Fairies Performance

Margaret Bergin came to visit our school to teach the pupils about recycling. The pupils really enjoyed the workshop. Remember always throw your litter in the bin and recycle when it is possible! Be Green! Here are some photos:

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Our New Green Code-Green Schools Biodiversity Poster and Slogan Competition

There was a huge response to the competition. Well done to all that took part. Some pupils used plant and recycled materials to create their art work. Here are a small percentage of amazing posters that we received: Well done … Continue reading

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New Planting Projects in Scoil Aonghusa Junior Garden! Helping Biodiversity!

Promoting Biodiversity in our environment! We are trying to attract more species to our school garden. We are also working on creating a new sensory garden with a range of plants that are lovely to look at, soft to touch, … Continue reading

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Completing our Action Plan Targets during our Biodiversity Week of Action-Biodiversity Projects that the pupils completed:

Here are the projects that classes worked on during Biodiversity Week: Class year groups visited each other displays and learned new information. First Class biodiversity nature walk to Tymon Park: As you can see every class has worked very hard … Continue reading

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Monitoring our Green Flag Progress

Here at Scoil Aonghusa Junior we take being a green school very seriously. Every class has a recycling and a compost bin and we make sure that rubbish is put in the correct place. Here are Luke and Sean in … Continue reading

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Our New Green Code

Following our Poster and Slogan Competition during Biodiversity Week. Here is the updated version of our schools Green Code:

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The Green Display Board

Here is our most current Green Schools Notice board to highlight and learn about Biodiversity:

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Mapping the School Garden

Last year we challenged our students to draw maps of the school garden. As you can see from these examples, they did very well! However, having completed a lot of work on biodiversity and our local environment, the children again … Continue reading

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