Citizen Science Workshop in 5th Class

Citizen Science Workshop in 5th Class

Recently, Ms.Kelly’s and Mrs.Cooke's 5th classes were invited to participate in a Local Authority Waters’ Citizen Science workshop with Donal O’Keeffe. They examined local water samples for insect life which would determine whether the river is polluted or not....

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Biodiversity Workshop in 2nd Class

Biodiversity Workshop in 2nd Class

St. Joseph’s N.S. was recently offered a biodiversity workshop for one class with Biodiversity in Schools. The workshop was kindly funded by Glenveagh Homes and Ms. New’s 2nd Class was the lucky winner of the draw carried out by the Green Schools Committee. Eight...

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Marine Week 2024

Marine Week 2024

We celebrated Green-Schools Marine Week in our school from April 15th-April 19th.  We had so much fun engaging in marine art lessons, webinars and project work on our theme.  Throughout the week, our Green-Schools Committee made announcements to the whole...

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National Tree Week 2024🌲🌳

National Tree Week 2024🌲🌳

National Tree Week 2024 took place from Sunday 3rd March to Sunday 10th March, with the theme ‘Planting Trees for A Greener Future'.To celebrate National Tree Week, our Green-Schools Committee planted eight tree saplings which were kindly donated to us by Wicklow...

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Green-Schools Class Mascots

Green-Schools Class Mascots

Take a look at our amazing project work! Every class, from Junior Infants all the way up to 6th Class, now has a Green-Schools Class Mascot. We researched information and created images of native Irish sea creatures. Having a mascot has made us realise how...

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First Class Class Mascot 🐋🐳

First Class Class Mascot 🐋🐳

Ms. Cullen's class mascot is the blue whale. Her class had a whale of a time measuring out 30 metres. Male blue whales can grow to an amazing length of 30 metres. All of the children in Ms. Cullen's class didn’t even equal to the length of one blue whale! The children...

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Green Code

Green Code

Check out our new Green Code! We asked the school community to help us come up with a new Green Code that links in with the work we are doing on the Marine Environment. Thanks to Ms. Furlong and the Green School Committee for helping to choose the winning entry which...

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