Category Archives: Green Schools

Here are all the activities and plans that are part of the green schools initiative

  • Green Flag #4

    It was with a great sense of pride that we raised our fourth Green Flag, which we were awarded from An Taisce for Travel, after Sport’s Day on Tuesday 20th June 2017. This flag was achieved through the tremendous hard work of our Green School Committee, led by the Green Schools Co-ordinator in our school Miss Continue Reading

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  • Harvest Time

    There was great excitement in Bellurgan National School as pupils helped to dig up their School Garden which was planted back in the Spring time. Rang 6 pupils, David Rice and Mikie Mulligan, along with School Caretaker Peter Crawley uncovered an array of vegetables such as carrots, onions, parsnips, leeks and potatoes with each pupil Continue Reading

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  • Third Green Flag for Bellurgan

    A SIMPLE Flag Raising ceremony following our Sport’s Day last Tuesday afternoon in Bellurgan National School captured the essence of what the schools green flag programme entails. The raising of our school’s second Green Flag was the culmination of hard work over the previous two school years and there was a great sense of pride Continue Reading

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  • School Garden

    Our Pupils and Caretaker Peter, have been extremely busy over this past few weeks planting out our new Vegetable Plot. We have a variety of vegetables planted including, potatoes, turnip, radish, onions, spring onions, leeks, parsnip, carrots and marrows. We look forward to the harvest, later in the year. It is also fantastic to see Continue Reading

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  • New Bird Table

    Many thanks to Pat Kirk from the Peninsula Mens’ Shed who presented our school with a fabulous new bird table. Our pupils are very excited to see which bird species arrive at our school over the months ahead. Pat is pictured with his grandchildren Niamh and John Kirk Boyle

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  • Water Safety Talk

    The pupils in Bellurgan N.S. were very lucky to get a visit from the local coastguard. James and Kevin called to the school to tell us all about water safety. They told us that we should call 999 or 112 if we are in or witness an emergency in the water. They also rescue people Continue Reading

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  • Louth County Council Christmas Decorations

    OLD plastic bottles, yogurt containers, coat hangers and even corks from wine bottles were used to create a range of eye-catching Christmas decorations for Louth County Council’s annual competition for primary schools. Pupils from Rang 1 – Rang 6 took part in this competition which aims at raising awareness of the potential to reuse everyday Continue Reading

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  • Green Flag Ceremony

    A SIMPLE Flag Raising ceremony following our Sport’s Day last Tuesday afternoon in Bellurgan National School captured the essence of what the schools green flag programme entails. The raising of our school’s second Green Flag was the culmination of hard work over the previous two school years and there was a great sense of pride Continue Reading

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  • Clothes Recycle Fundraiser

    Our P.A have organised for a recycling company to help our school raise money by collecting clothing which we no longer want in our homes. Items which can be left into the school are; Unwanted Clothing (All Ages), Curtains Pillow Cases, shoes, Towels, Belts, Bed Sheets Handbags, Hats, Scarves and Gloves For each 10KG bag, Continue Reading

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  • Hurray! Our Second Green Flag

    It was with great delight that our school greeted the news that we have received our second Green Flag for Energy. Representatives from our school will be travelling to Ashbourne, County Meath, on 28th May to collect the flag, and a flag raising ceremony will be organised in the school for early June. Congratulations to Continue Reading

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