Presentation Primary School Waterford

A great tradition of education in Waterford since 1798

Green Schools

Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Presentation Primary School has participated in this programme since 2005 and has successfully achieved the following flags:

  1. Litter and waste
  2. Energy
  3. Water
  4. Travel
  5. Biodiversity

Children from various classes have been involved in:

  • Green School Committee
  • Renewal of the flags achieved to date
  • Planning for the various flags
  • Planting Spring Bulbs and Vegetables
  • Harvesting Vegetables and Fruit
  • Baking Apple Crumble with fruit gathered from trees
  • Maintaining indoor plants
  • Feeding the birds
  • Making bird feeders
  • Observing and identifying garden birds
  • Butterfly Garden and Wildflower Patch
  • Insect Hotel
  • Log Pile
  • Other agencies e.g. Heritage in Schools, Waterford Area Partnership