National Tree Week 2019
We are over half ways through National Tree Week 2019 and we are learning lots about trees!
On Wednesday we planted a rowan tree, also known as
On the day, the Green Schools committee welcomed two lucky children from each class to witness our new tree being planted. As well as this, we had Michael O’Brien, past principal of Cloyne, along with Helen Lynch, a past teacher of Cloyne, as special guests at our ceremony.
My Tree by Lemore Hetrick.
Now I will plant this little tree!
Forever and ever it belongs to me.
When it grows up I will wipe my eyes –
To see my tree against the skies.
A great, tall, living thing I shall see,
And how glad I will feel that it’s my tree.
Calvin Jones from Heritage in Schools visited our school twice in October. He explored types of biodiversity that exist not only Ireland but our schoolyard, with the children from 1st to 2nd class. We had lots of fun exploring and found a variety of living things. Here are some photos of 5th class exploring biodiversity.