Green Schools

So far Josephine, the Green Committee and all at Navan Educate Together have worked hard to achieve four green flags.  Well done to the NETNS Green Team!

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GREEN SCHOOL BLOG

Find out what we’ve been up to!

BIODIVERSITY WEEK 2019

Biodiversity Week : 20th – 24th May 2019

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OUR FOURTH GREEN FLAG

Well done to the Green Team for all of their hard work in achieving our Travel Green Flag. We held a flag raising ceremony and are now proudly flying our fourth green flag. Thank you to Josephine and The Green Team.

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BIKE WEEK 2018

GET ON YOUR BIKE!! BIKE WEEK takes place from 9th – 17th June 2018 We would love to see as many children, parents and staff cycling to school during Bike Week. On Thursday 14th June Caroline Murphy (our Travel Officer) will be running a series of cycling workshops. These workshops are open to children from ...

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WINTER WOOLIES 2017

The Student Council joined forces with The Green School Committee to hold a Winter Wooly Walk to School Day. The purpose of the day was twofold: to raise money for the National Council for the Blind of Ireland and to reduce our carbon footprint by travelling to school on foot, bike or scooter. Well done to ...

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CYCLE RIGHT PROGRAMME

Last year 5th class took part in the Cycle Right Programme. http://www.cycleright.ie This course was delivered over 6 weeks to the children by Eoin from Doctor Bike. The school based sessions comprised: Theory and Rules of the Road training. Core bicycle-handling and road-skills training. Starting, stopping, balancing, pedalling and cornering. Turning left and right, including ...

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GREENWAY CYCLE

National Bike week took place from 12th – 18th June. Thanks to funding received from Meath Local Sports Partnership 6th class enjoyed a cycle on the Mullingar to Athlone Greenway. They had a super day cycling 11km to Castletown where they enjoyed a picnic before their return cycle to Mullingar.

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WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK

Walk to School Week took place from 15th – 19th May. We held a WOW day on the Wednesday and we were delighted to see 79 children walk to school on that day.

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SCOOT TO SCHOOL WEEK

Scoot to School Week took place from 20th – 24th March. A super effort was made to scoot to school especially on SOW day- Scoot On Wednesday! Children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class really enjoyed the scooting workshops which Caroline our travel officer facilitated.

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GREEN SCHOOL COMMITTEE

In September 2016 we started working on our 4th green flag for Travel. A new Green School Committee was set up with children from 3rd to 6th class sitting on the committee. The committee members were assigned their roles and set to work on helping to make our school a greener place! Have a peek ...

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FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

In October 2016 we were delighted to raise our 3 Green Flags in our permanent home on Commons Road. We received the flags for the work we have carried out in the following areas: Litter and Waste Energy Water

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