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ECO schools scheme.
It is a Europe wide environmental award scheme. It helps schools to take environmental lessons from the classroom and apply them to the day to day running of the school. ECO schools involves all members of the school community working together to improve the schools' environmental performance.
It can help schools:
It is a programme of seven elements:
. You can now read about the progress we have made with our Green School Project and also view some photographs of some of the activities we have undertaken. This account can be found on the next few pages.
We were one of the first Irish schools to be listed on the Eco Schools Home Page
Green School Project
The school has taken the first steps in this project. A Green School committee has been formed and has had regular meetings during the first term. The committee for 2001/2002 comprises of the following
Teachers: Mrs. Hally, Miss Cotter
Parents: Mrs. M O’Donoghue,
Sixth class; Aimee Nolan, Ruth Howley
Fifth class: Darren Rockett, Carrie Walsh
Fourth class: Kate Hennebry
Third class: Shane Foran, Michelle Hallissey
A review of the school has been undertaken and various areas for improvement have been identified.