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Over the years our school has worked very hard towards earning and maintaining the Green Schools flags that we hold very proudly- LITTER AND WASTE, ENERGY, WATER and TRAVEL. Last year we were received our fifth flag for BIODIVERSITY.

We would like to thank all the teachers, students and parents alike that have helped along the way and hope that you will continue with us on our Green Schools Journey.

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Sustainability Award

Congratulations to the girls in Room 18 and Room 14 who received their Sustainability Award from Orla Kelly from DCU yesterday. They put on a fantastic showcase for Orla, parents, grandparents and the rest of the classes in the school. The girls put huge work into the project since January. Their main focus was on […]

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Scoot to School

This week as well as celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge, we are also celebrating ‘Scoot to School Week’. Yesterday, we had a decorate your scooter competition. We had a display of all the decorated scooters in the yard followed by scooter races. We had an amazing 114 girls who scooted to school yesterday. This number will […]

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Don’t put batteries in the bin, recycle them for Laura Lynn – SVDP Girls School Launch Battery Collection Campaign today!

Last year, due to our fantastic effort, St. Vincent de Paul Girls School became the overall Dublin prize winner of the WEEE Pledge Initiative for 2016/2017.  We collected 45 full boxes of batteries for WEEE Ireland that time.  Not only was this superb for our planet but we also helped the wonderful Laura Lynn Foundation […]

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Walking Bus Information

5th September, 2018   Dear Parents & Guardians, We would like to get our Walking Buses up and running once again. The Marino Walking Bus started on Monday 3rd Sept and departs every day at 8.40am from the junction of Marino Park and Fairview Avenue. While we have a rota of parents to help (usually […]

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Seashells and Sand….Bull Island Fieldtrip

Recently the Greenschools Committee was invited by Niamh Ní Cholmáin from Dublin City Council Biodiversity Department to participate in an exploration of the Bull Island Biosphere. It was a scorching hot day and perfect conditions to enjoy this amazing place.  We walked over the wooden bridge at Dollymount to eventually meet with Niamh and her […]

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BEE CATCHERS!!!

The Greenschool Committee were SO lucky to have two workshops with Kieran from the Irish Wildlife Trust. Our theme was POLLINATION. Kieran met with us and did a presentation about BEES and pollination. He inspected our school garden to see if we had created enough habitats to promote pollination and to encourage bees. He gave […]

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Raising the flag!

Last Thursday was a very special day in our school as we raised our 5th Green School flag. What an achievement! Rebecca from An Taisce was there and spoke very highly of all the work the girls have done over the last two years. From making bird houses and bird feeders to watering and weeding […]

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