Fifth class has been bringing the world into their classroom through their participation in the Our World Irish Aid Awards. They ran a No Waste Day campaign for staff and pupils which has seen a marked reduction in the amount of waste in lunches.
Learning about Food Miles, students began growing their own tomatoes in class, as well as helping in the school garden.
Flashmobs popped up around the school grounds to promote a Walk to School Wednesday competition. Clay movie animations were created with the help from an artist from Waterford Council to highlight the anti-litter message in a fun and interesting way.
The Green Team promoted Fair Trade by staging a short drama about bananas and Fair Trade. All of these initiatives are feeding into the “Caring for Our World” project celebrating 200 years of the Religious Sisters Of Charity.
A wonderful Open Day held on March 11th allowed the children to share their knowledge about the environment with other children, their parents and members of the community including the Mayor. Damien Tiernan from RTE interviewed the children and special guests on Thursday March 26th.
Lots of activities promoting Friendship Week took place throughout the school.
On the sports field Glór na Mara has had a wonderful year being crowned under 13 County Football Champions and Camogie Mini 7 finalists. The Glór na Mara basketball teams succeeded in reaching the finals after some exciting matches throughout the county! Well done to all.