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Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

This has been a very successful year for Barefield National School and our Marine Environment Initiatives. All the students and staff have put in lots of effort and we are all now much more aware of the Marine Environment and the damage that is being caused. Summer Holidays and the good weather are here so [...]

By |2019-07-01T17:18:09+01:00July 1st, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Choir, Curriculum, Drama, English, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, Parents' Association, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts, x- In the Classrooms 2018/2019|Comments Off on Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 

The staff and pupils participated in World Oceans Day 2019 which was celebrated in many schools throughout the world in early June. We marked the occasion on Wednesday, the 12th of June. The pupils and staff dressed in ‘BLUE’ to honour our Oceans. We were very pleased when Carmel Madigan (Explorers Education Marine Institute), Roisín Garvey [...]

By |2019-06-19T01:19:08+01:00June 19th, 2019|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 

Rang III Sea Safari to Quilty Beach

Rang III pupils had a great day on Sea Safari during their visit to Quilty Beach on June 7th. Carmel Madigan started the day speaking to the pupils about the weather, tide conditions, wave action, shore composition and the wide variety of marine plants and creatures living on the shore. Thanks to Carmel, the pupils [...]

By |2019-06-10T19:59:18+01:00June 10th, 2019|3rd Mr. Burns 2018/19, English, Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Rang III Sea Safari to Quilty Beach

Rang III Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station Tour

On Tuesday May 28th,, both Rang III classes went on tour to Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station. The children had a fantastic day out and were greeted by Tour Guides, who gave each of them a hi-viz jacket, safety goggles and a hard hat. The first stop on the tour was a fountain made from a [...]

By |2019-05-29T22:34:45+01:00May 29th, 2019|3rd Mr. Burns 2018/19, Geography, History, News, Science, SESE|Comments Off on Rang III Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station Tour

Visit of St. Flannan’s College Students and Scientists

We welcomed  Jack, Emer, Elise, Gavin and Eoin, students from St. Flannan's College, who visited our pupils to explain about their project, called Terra Star. With this project, they won third prize in the International NASA Ames space settlement design contest (most senior category).  TerraStar features a plan to 3D print a settlement in-situ in [...]

By |2019-05-24T08:39:40+01:00May 23rd, 2019|Celebrations, Discover Primary Science and Maths, News, Science, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Visit of St. Flannan’s College Students and Scientists

Global Citizenship – Marine Environment

As part of our efforts to obtain our 7th Green Flag, our Rang VI pupils, fully equipped,  ventured to Quilty Beach, where we cleaned the beach, collecting all types of rubbish and plastics. The renowned environmentalist, Carmel Madigan, taught our pupils about our  marine eco-systems and the work being done to save them. It was [...]

By |2019-05-16T20:11:51+01:00May 16th, 2019|News, Science, SPHE|Comments Off on Global Citizenship – Marine Environment

“Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Our Green School Committee presented a presentation to both our Junior and Senior Assembly on the theme of the Marine Environment on Tuesday April 30th.  The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green Schools flag. Points raised by the committee included the importance of our marine environment, threats to the marine environment, [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:55:44+01:00May 13th, 2019|Celebrations, Green School Flag, News, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on “Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Circular Revolution | New Exhibition turning Marine Plastic into Art

A new art exhibition: ‘The Circular Revolution – Towards Zero’, involving Barefield N.S. and 11 other primary schools across Clare has been designed and curated by Carmel Madigan, a professional artist and founder of the Loop Head Summer Hedge School. As part of this Explorers Education Programme in Clare, our pupils created unique artworks from marine [...]

Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee

“Don’t trash where we splash” The Green School Committee are hoping to obtain their 8th and final Green School Flag this coming school year. They organised an A4 Poster competition on our new theme ‘Marine Environment’ which focuses on raising awareness of marine eco-systems and the work being done to save them. All classes took [...]

By |2018-12-21T15:25:31+01:00December 21st, 2018|Celebrations, Discover Primary Science and Maths, Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SPHE, Uncategorized, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee
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