!!! Important Green Schools Announcement !!!

!!! Important Green Schools Announcement !!!

Today we received a letter in the post telling us that we have been successful in getting our Green Schools Biodiversity flag.  This is the 5th Green flag and only a small handful of schools are committed enough to achieve such a feat.  This is very exciting news and...
Nun’s Cross are going plastic free

Nun’s Cross are going plastic free

Exciting news – Nun’s Cross is going plastic free and to tell you more we have Elsa and Noah from our Green Schools Committee: Nun’s Cross has decided to become a plastic free school because it is better for the environment. 5th and 6th class went on...
Beach Clean Up!

Beach Clean Up!

A few weeks ago Nun’s Cross signed up with The National Spring Clean and we received some bin bags, gloves and hi-vis vests. Today 5th and 6th class, along with some of their teachers, took part in a beach clean up along a 5km stretch from Killoughter to Wicklow...
Biodiversity talk by Tom Gallagher

Biodiversity talk by Tom Gallagher

The children in Nun’s Cross had a real treat this week with a visit from Tom Gallagher who is an expert in all things biodiversity, with a special interest in birds and plants. He told us lots of interesting facts about the plants and animals living in our...
Biodiversity Action Day in Nun’s Cross

Biodiversity Action Day in Nun’s Cross

The weather looked a bit shaky but that didn’t  dampen the children’s enthusiasm for our day of work in the school garden. Following on from our fund raising cake sale, each class was given a job or task in the garden. All the jobs had the same end result,...