Eggheads in R6 – The importance of a bicycle helmet

R6 had a bicycle safety workshop with Sorcha Brophy from Green Schools’ Ireland.

They learned how to carry out a maintenance check on their bikes and how to fit a helmet correctly.

They also got to take part in the egg test, where an egg is thrown from different heights to show the importance of wearing a helmet at all times when on your bike! The egg was damaged even at the lowest height. Your head is more precious than an egg but just as delicate!

PLEASE ALWAYS WEAR YOUR HELMET!!

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Green School Committee 2017-18

This is the Green Schools’ Committee beginning their work on the school’s 6th Green Flag for Global Citizenship Litter and Waste.

They have regular lunchtime meetings, do litter warden duties and are involved in maintaining all of our other 5 Green Flags.

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Sustainable Energy Workshop

On Wednesday 4th October, the 5th Classes took part in a Science workshop run by Sustainable Energy Ireland. They learned all about the energy we use, fossil fuels, climate change and renewable energy.

They took part in experiments including the Alka-Seltzer pop where they saw how chemical energy is released and the potato battery experiment where they found out about amounts of chemical energy stored in food.

It was a very informative and enjoyable day.

 

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Barry Eaton Visit

Barry Eaton of Louth County Council visited our school and spoke to the Green School Committee about Drogheda Tidy Town Committee.

Barry also presented us with a book about Irish nature called Naturama.

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