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St. George's National School, Balbriggan Co. Dublin

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Green-Schools is Ireland’s leading environmental management and education programme for schools.

Promoting long-term, whole-school action for the environment Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and co-ordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland).
Green-Schools is operated in partnership with Local Authorities and is supported by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government; Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; The Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Irish Aid, National Transport Authority; National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Water and the Wrigley Company Limited.

 

News

As part of our work on Biodiversity, we learned about the parts of a tree. We made...
 
 
 
9th Mar 2022
On Wednesday 9th March the Green Team met with Claire from Green Schools so that...
 
 
 
10th Feb 2022
Last week we celebrated Biodiversity Action Day in St George's! Firstly we took a...
 
 
 
7th Feb 2022
Friday 4th February was our Biodiversity Action Day. This was a day where the whole...
 
 
 
7th Feb 2022
Today we had the important job of creating our forest floor. We used cardboard to...
 
 
 
7th Feb 2022
Today was a very exciting day in St George's, it was the day that we got to start...
 
 
 
3rd Feb 2022
In 6th Class we have been recently learning about problem solving and so we decided...
 
 
 
23rd Nov 2021
In SESE we were busy learning all about hedgehogs and their habitats. We decided...
 
 
 
16th Nov 2021
We had a very exciting day yesterday as our first day of Choill Beag workshops took...
 
 
 
24th Jun 2021
Back in May the Green Team took on an exciting task. We received an email telling...
 
 
 
22nd Jun 2021
Great News!!! Our school is now a Gold Standard Incredible Edibles school. Thanks...
 
 
 
18th May 2021
In October we were busy planting Daffodil Bulbs with Ms Murray to in some of the...
 
 
 
 

What is Biodiversity

 

Threats to Biodiversity

 

How to Help Biodiversity

 

Native Irish Plants and Wildlife

 

Why Biodiversity is Important