There’s no such thing as bad weather; only the wrong clothing! Don’t let the cooler weather put you off getting outside! Just make sure everyone wraps up in warm and waterproof layers, and continue on your journey to learn about the plants and animals in and around your school. Remember that exposure to the natural [...]
The Green-Schools October Ezine is out now! News stories this month include updates on the new Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme; the launch of the Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme in Ireland; the forthcoming Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting and more! You can read the ezine here and sign up for future editions on our homepage.
Download our new infographic and share your great work this year on the Green-Schools programme this year. The infographic is also available in PDF.
The application deadlines for the coming academic year are: First Green Flag Award (Litter & Waste theme): Friday, December 2, 2016 Second and subsequent Green Flag Awards (Renewal applications): Friday, March 24, 2017 If you have any issues please contact us for more information!
Green-Schools is calling on all of our schools to take part in the World’s Largest Lesson during the week beginning 18th September 2016 . In September 2015 World Leaders committed to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development: 17 goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years. The World's Largest Lesson is a resource for schools [...]
The official Irish launch of “The Great Plant Hunt” Toyota Project took place on Monday, February 29th at St. Gabriel’s National School Ballyfermot. Students took part in a range of activities indoors due to poor weather conditions including exploring the habits of some common garden animals. Overall the year-long project aims to educate Junior and [...]