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

Green Schools

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

29th Nov 2022
We have been learning how to make prints in art. There are many steps involved in...
 
 
 
 
25th Nov 2022
This year we are starting work on our 6th Green Flag, the Global Citizenship Litter...
 
 
 
 
15th Nov 2022
We have all become keen gardeners in 4th class thanks to Ms Murray. She  has...
 
 
 
 
10th Nov 2022
We LOVE when Mouse comes to visit us in 3rd class! This week we had great fun learning...
 
 
 
 
10th Nov 2022
In science we are learning about plants and seeds. We have begun an investigation...
 
 
 
 
14th Oct 2022
We had our second visit with Mouse this week. We went outside to look for signs...
 
 
 
 
28th Sep 2022
This month we have started learning about animals in our locality. We all know what...
 
 
 
 
17th Jun 2022
A few weeks ago in the 3rd and 4th class yard we spotted some small blobs on the...
 
 
 
 
20th May 2022
Today the Green Team received an envelope from Greens Schools Ireland. We were very...
 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
 
 

What is Biodiversity

 

Threats to Biodiversity

 

How to Help Biodiversity

 

Native Irish Plants and Wildlife

 

Why Biodiversity is Important