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Dunsford ECO Day - Wear Green!

Tuesday 22nd June β™»οΈπŸŽπŸŒΊπŸž

Fun indoor and outdoor eco activities! 
πŸπŸŒΏπŸŒ·πŸŒŽπŸ“βš½οΈπŸš΄πŸΌ‍β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»‍β™‚οΈπŸŽ¨β™»οΈ

πŸ“πŸ‡πŸŒ Healthy Eating Week: 14th -18th June 2021 🍏🍐🍊

PTA Fundraiser for our new outdoor classroom! 🧸Sponsored Walk and Teddy Bears’ Picnic at The Bishopcourt Racing Circuit 🧸 Friday 11th June 2021

Dunsford ECO Day - Wear Green!

Tuesday 22nd June β™»οΈπŸŽπŸŒΊπŸž

Fun indoor and outdoor eco activities! 
πŸπŸŒΏπŸŒ·πŸŒŽπŸ“βš½οΈπŸš΄πŸΌ‍β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»‍β™‚οΈπŸŽ¨β™»οΈ

Transport: πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ P7 Cycling Proficiency πŸš΄πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

Week 1: Training and Assessment βœ…

Week 2: Training and Assessment

Week 3: Training and Assessment

Outdoor Learning: Dunsford PTA fundraiser for our new Outdoor Classroom!

Outdoor Learning and Biodiversity: P3/P4 enjoyed their leaf and seashell art activity πŸšπŸƒ

Healthy Living: 🌞 Sports Day Practice 🌞

Outdoor Learning and Biodiversity: P5/P6 Scavenger Hunt πŸŒΈπŸƒπŸ•·πŸžπŸ

Healthy Living: The Daily Mile

Biodiversity: Barley Crop Facts

πŸŒβ™»οΈ P7 Environmental Youth Speak Competition Winner β™»οΈπŸŒ

Healthy Break πŸ₯πŸŒπŸπŸŠ

Biodiversity: 🐝 World Bee Day: 20th May 2021 🐝

Transport: Road Safety - Hi Viz jackets

Biodiversity: Primary 4 enjoyed feeding the birds

Biodiversity: Many thanks to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for providing us with 5 new Alder trees!

Outdoor Learning: We enjoyed reading outside! πŸŒžπŸ“š

Healthy Living: Mental Health Awareness Week

Eco-Committee Litter Pick

Biodiversity: P3/P4 made Bird Feeders

Translink Transport Presentation πŸšŒπŸ›΄πŸš²πŸπŸš˜πŸš•

Healthy Living: KS2 Gaelic Coaching

Healthy Living: Fruit Tasting Session πŸπŸπŸ“

Biodiversity Survey πŸ•·πŸ¦ŸπŸπŸž

Biodiversity and Outdoor Learning: P5 and P6 have green fingers! 🌷🌹🌺

Waste: We reused milk cartons to make plant pots and watering cans! 🌷🌸🌺

β™»οΈπŸŒŽ Earth Day: 22nd April 2021 β™»οΈπŸŒŽ

β™»οΈπŸŒ Earth Hour 26th March 2021 πŸŒβ™»οΈ

Healthy Living: We use the water fountain to fill up our water bottles!

🌼🌸 P7 Garden Nature Art 🌸🌼

Biodiversity: P5/P6 Topic: The Animal Kingdom πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‰πŸžπŸ

Waste Topic: Reusing materials at home

Energy Efficiency Awareness: P7 Eco-Hero Competition Entries ♻️

Biodiversity: P3/P4 RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch

Biodiversity: P5/P6 RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch January 2021

🌳🌲 Outdoor Learning: Parent Volunteers plant trees with P1-P4 Children 🌳🌲

Outdoor Learning: P1-P4 Christmas Story Telling Sessions πŸ“šπŸŽ„

Waste: πŸ¬πŸŽ„ We used sweet wrappers to make Christmas stain glass windows πŸŽ„πŸ¬

Healthy Living: P6/P7 YMCA Resilience Programme

Healthy Eating Award πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŽπŸ

Biodiversity: FS & KS1 Nature Walk

Transport: Road Safety Competition Winners: Kill Your Speed - Not Our Children!

♻️ Our Eco-Code ♻️

♻️ New Eco-School Committee 2020-2021 ♻️

Congratulations to our newly elected Eco-School Committee Members. Esmêe (P1), Harry (P2), Finlay (P4), Ella (P4), Ciara (P5), AJ (P6), Archie (P6), Clodagh (P7) and Ellie-Rose (P7).

Well Done boys and girls! 

* Aoibh (P3) is absent from the photograph. 

Climate Change: P6 Calendar Competition 🌳🌍

🌎 Eco-School Speeches and Elections: October 2020 🌏

Transport: 20mph Speed Limit Scheme

School Grounds: Thanks to the PTA the school grounds look wonderful for the children starting back to school: August 2020

Eco-Schools Page 2019/2020

Meet our Eco-School Committee Members. 

Sean (P6), Sophie (P6), Padraig (P7), Nicola (P7), Iona (P4), Matthew (P1) , Stella (P2), Issac (P1) and Aisling (P3).

Healthy Living: Fruit Kebabs πŸπŸπŸŒπŸ“

Healthy Living: We collected blackberries and made blackberry milkshakes!

Outdoor Learning and School Grounds: Gardening Club 🌺🌳

Transport: New Speed Sign Competition Winners

Healthy Living: PE Lessons

Transport: P3/P4 Road Safety Talk

Say NO to Climate Change!

Transport Competition

Our Eco Committee 2018-2019

Healthy Living: Actisport

♻️ Eco-School Green Flag Award ♻️

Many thanks to all parents and grandparents who donated bags of unwanted clothes for our Cash for Clobber Scheme!
Reminder for parents: Our Cash for Clobber Collection will be Monday 20th May 2019!
We are collecting plastic bottle lids. Please leave any lids at the school reception desk!

Arc21 Eco Bus visited St. Mary’s P.S, Dunsford

Please see the see-saw message regarding a list of items we are collecting for the after school Eco Club! 

The Eco-School Committee delivered a presentation at Assembly on β€˜Earth Hour’. We will be participating in the worldwide event on Friday 29th March at 11am!

Good luck! Mollie in P7 will be respresenting the school at the Environmental Youth Speak in Downpatrick.

P3/4 busy at work making their igloo from recycled milk cartons.

Calendar Competition Winners! Well Done!

Planting time in P3/4

Daily Mile in P3/4

Meet our new Eco-School Committee 2018/2019

The new eco-committee meeting!

Ennvironmental Youth Speak Competition 2018

Well Done to Charlie in P7 for representing our school at the Environmental Youth Speak Competition 2018 at the Saint Patrick’s Centre, Downpatrick.

Runners up in the Food Waste Challenge Competition!

 

The Eco-Committee are delighted to announce that we were runners up in the 'Food Waste Hero Challenge Photo Competition' and have been awarded a cheque prize of £100 for our Eco-Schools Committee. We also received a certificate of participation.

 

Well Done to the superheroes who took part in the food waste challenge! #wastehero

#wastehero

The Eco-Committee carried out an Environmental Review!

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