13 March 2023

25th Anniversary Congratulations from President Higgins

2023-03-13T13:16:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We were delighted to receive a letter of congratulations from President Michael D. Higgins on Green-Schools 25th Anniversary year. In his letter, the President commends the work of the Green-Schools programme for working “tirelessly” to promote sustainability and environmental awareness in young people over the past 25 years. Reflecting on the past 25 years, President Higgins [...]

9 March 2023

Scoot to School Week 2023

2023-03-22T10:20:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools would like to invite you to participate in National Scoot to School Week which will run from Monday, March 27th to Friday, March 31st, 2023. National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday 29th March. By participating in National Scoot to School Week and National SOW Day you will be [...]

2 March 2023

Green Schools Picks for World Book Day!

2023-03-02T09:32:30+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Happy World Book Day! We at Green-Schools love our books, and our staff wanted to share a few of their favourites with a Green Theme for you to enjoy. With something for readers of all ages to enjoy... 1. Are you familiar with our Global Goals Book Club? There are great resources here for [...]

24 February 2023

Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits

2023-02-24T13:04:17+00:00By |Travel theme|

Green-Schools welcome Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits Wicklow Schools set for a ‘lovely’ return to school at the end of Summer 2023 Students from Kilcoole National School hosted a ‘Slow Down Campaign Day’ outside their school on Valentine’s Day 2022: a year to the day Wicklow County Council passed 30km/h limits for the vicinities [...]

21 February 2023

Global Goals Week 2023

2023-02-27T11:28:33+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Monday: Introduction to Global Goals (Ireland) Global Goals Week kicked off on the right foot with the dynamic duo of Jessica Gill and David Giles, the United National Youth delegates from Ireland! These inspiring leaders shared their unique perspectives on the Global Goals, as well as their exciting journey as delegates at the United [...]

9 February 2023

Primary Climate Ambassadors

2023-02-09T13:11:50+00:00By |Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Biodiversity|

13 Green-Schools completed Primary Climate Ambassador training in December with Gráinne and Monica. These schools have been awarded all ten Green Flags and are now exploring project-based climate actions themed around waste, energy, water, transport and biodiversity. Watch their carbon credits increase as they complete challenges in class, moving up the leaderboard. A [...]

19 January 2023

Water Poster & Video Competition 2023 – CLOSED

2023-03-15T14:43:39+00:00By |Water theme|

The Green-Schools Irish Water Poster & Video Competition 2023 has now CLOSED. Thank you to all who entered. Winning schools will be contacted by phone or email by Monday 8th May. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted, unfortunately we cannot return any artwork submitted. The theme for this year’s competition is “Local Water Actions for [...]

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