School Garden

Recycled Christmas Decoration Competition

Tidy Schools 2017

June 2017 – Receiving the Award for 2nd Place in the Tidy Schools Competition

Green School celebration of 100th flag in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown / Picnic in the Park

3rd class boys harvesting the radishes with Mr Geoghegan

then admiring the butterfly garden!

Junior Infants harvesting potatoes

May 2017 Ms Collins class looking for tadpoles

Discovering our pond life biodiversity with Nuala Madigan

Annual Spring Clean up April:

Well done Sam & Ollie – the youngest helpers at the recent Annual Spring Clean Up!

March litter pick:

Mr Kelly’s 4th Class creating a Kandinsky wall in March:

Replanting our hanging baskets in March:

3rd Class sowing the wheat in February:

Hanging the bird feeders in February:

Ms Browne’s Third Class making pine cone bird feeders in February:

 

Friends for Life group doing some winter weeding in February:

First litter pick January 2017:

We have come a long way since we started making our School Garden, and entering the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Tidy Schools Competition a few short years ago.
Our efforts have earned us the Bio-Diversity Award in 2013 and 2015,
and we celebrated being the overall winners in 2014 and again in 2016.

For the last three years, we have had an Open Garden Day in early June for all our parents, and for our community neighbours, to come and see the magnificent results of the hard work and dedication put in by all our boys, most especially the Garden Club of 4th, 5th and 6th Class.

We hope you enjoy looking at all the photos we have uploaded here (and on our Gallery page).

Annual Tidy Up Day took place on April 10th in conjunction with the Watsons Residents Association.  It was great to see such a large turnout.  We did a litter clean-up and as many hands make light work, the wall in the upper yard was painted.  Thanks to all who supported the clean-up, and thanks also to Watsons Residents Association who presented the school with two insect hotels.

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