Category Archives: Environment


Environment

5th and 6th classes go on a Tree Trail  in Bushy Park!


We were excited as we arrived in Bushy Park for our annual Tree Trail!  It was a beautiful Autumn morning.    We spotted so many amazing trees of all shapes and sizes, some with bare branches, others with colourful leaves  ready to fall in the gentle breeze.   The Giant Redwood is always a favourite as is […]

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Collecting the Green School Energy Flag


Yesterday we collected our Green School energy flag. The Green School committee have been working hard all year for this. There was an energy monitor in each classroom to remind others to conserve energy, we discussed Green School matters in meetings throughout the year, litter pickers picked up rubbish around the school, there was a […]

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3rd Class Shoe Box Appeal 2016


Ms O’Reilly and Ms Ward’s third classes decided to work with Team Hope and spread Christmas cheer to those in need. The girls made shoe boxes full of lovely gifts to send to children in Africa and Eastern Europe. They enjoyed doing this and were very generous in doing so- well done girls!

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The Green Commitee


Low Energy Green Day On Friday 21st October 2016 St. Pius X GNS had a Low Energy Day. We weren’t allowed to use any electricity during the entire day. We turned off the lights, our interactive whiteboards, our computers and our CD players. The teachers weren’t allowed to use the phones or the photocopiers. We […]

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Road Safety Awareness


On Monday the 3rd of October, Senior infants to 2nd class went on a walk to promote Road Safety Awareness. We all wore our new high-vis jackets and we were accompanied by 3 local Gardai. Garda Ben, Garda Philip and Garda Brendan then told us about all the different types of road safety, whether we […]

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Student Council Photoshoot


On Friday 17th of June, the Student Council went to Templeogue Village for a photoshoot. We met the Mayor of South Dublin and the people who run the Tidy Towns campaign. We took photos with them. They gave us a bag full of things to promote the ‘Bin Your Gum when you’re done’ campaign. We […]

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5th Class Go On A Tree Trail In Bushy Park


On a beautiful, sunny, autumnal day in October 2015, the two 5th classes of St. Pius X G.N.S. headed off on a Tree Trail to Bushy Park. We were so excited! Ms. Smith and Ms. Judge had organised clipboards, maps, paper bags, cameras and A4 sheets of paper for each group. Six captains were chosen [...]

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Marine Explorers Project 2015


The two 5th classes in St. Pius X G.N.S. participated in a fascinating Marine Explorers Project and spent an exciting month taking care of nine creatures in an aquarium and doing lots of other activities relating to that incredible marine world that most of us know very little about. Marine Explorers Project We started the [...]

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