Category Archives: Green Schools

Summer Gardening

Thanks to all the parents and children who have been looking after the garden over the summer. Ms. Egan organised a rota and families volunteered to weed and water for a week over the summer.

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Annual Spring Clean

Thanks to everyone who took part in Clontuskert’s Annual Spring Clean today. Many hands make light work! See the transformation of the school in the photos below. 

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Still life artwork in the garden

Today we explored our favourite part of the garden and picked what we would like to draw. What a wonderful way to spend time in the sun! 

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Garden Updates

Keep an eye on the progress of our veggies in the garden! 

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In the Garden with Kay Synott

Today we all worked in groups with Kay Synott in the garden. The school yard had been prepared over the Easter with thanks to the Lyons family, Joe Campbell, Pat Curley, John Salmons and Brendan Kelly. 
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Thank you ‘Flower Fairy’

There are beautiful flowers appearing outside Clontuskert school at the moment! Thank you to Clontuskert’s own ‘Flower Fairy’ Kathleen, for the colourful planting!

 

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Visit from Kay Synott

Today Kay Synott came to visit us to help us with our willow garden. However the weather made a turn for the worse so the workshop has been rescheduled for January 7th, weather permitting. Kay spoke to us about some … Continue reading

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Green Schools Travel Rap

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Travel Workshop with Garda John Scully

Today as part of our fourth Green Flag for Travel we had a Travel Workshop with Garda John Scully.
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Litter and Waste Revision

Today two students from fifth and sixth went to the Junior room to talk them about litter and waste. This is to help the juniors and remind them which bin to put their litter and waste in.

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