“We’re Clean, We’re Green, at Ballycroneen!”
Here in Ballycroneen NS we encourage our students to become environmentally aware and to show them how they can contribute to reducing our carbon footprint. We have a Green Schools Committee made up of students and adults from the school community to promote environmental awareness .We have been awarded many flags for our efforts and these include: a flag for Litter and Waste, a flag for Energy and a flag for Water Conservation.
Our Current Theme
In progress- Transport
Transport is the fourth theme of the Green Schools programme. The ultimate aim of the theme is to increase the number of students walking, cycling, scooting, using public transport or carpooling on the way to school
2019 – Ballycroneen N.S. awarded a Green Schools flag for Water
Water is the third theme that schools undertake. This theme looks at the steps which can be taken to conserve water and how to manage this resource in our schools and homes
2017 – Ballycroneen N.S. awarded a Green Schools flag for Energy
Energy is the second theme that schools undertake. This theme looks at the steps which can be taken to reduce energy consumption and raise awareness of climate change issues.
2015 – Ballycroneen N.S. awarded a Green Schools flag for Litter & Waste
Litter & Waste is the first theme of the Green-Schools programme. The theme is a great starting point for encouraging a sense of personal pride and responsibility in tackling two visible issues in schools and communities.