We celebrated the official opening of our School Garden, Polytunnel and Fairy Garden today with the help of some special invited guests, Ms. Gallagher's Second Class and Mrs. Gallagher's Third Class.
We are very proud of our new learning environments and they all really help to enrich the teaching and learning in our school.
Special guests included:
Mr. Gerry Greene who has been instrumental in the structural work on the garden projects.
Mr. Aidan Curley: Member of the Board of Management and representative of Cregg Stone who donated generously towards our outdoor gardening projects.
Mr, Thomas McKeon: Parent and representative of McKeon Sand and Gravel who generously donated materials to help us complete our gardening areas.
Fr John Garvey: School Chaplain, member of the Board of Management and Nature Lover!
Mr. Eddie Brady: School caretaker, Polytunnel refurbishment expert and Chief Architect to Fairyland!
Mrs. Caroline Gallagher: 3rd class teacher and Garden Project Manager.
Ms. Laura Gallagher: 2nd Class Teacher, Fairyland Consultant and Outdoor Garden designer and manager.
Mr. Frank Gallagher: Chairperson of the Board of Management and flower bed constructor.
Members of the Student Council.
Ms Gallagher's 2nd class.
Mrs Gallagher's 3rd Class
Mrs Gallagher and Ms Gallagher were presented with flowers by members of the Student's Council as a small token of our appreciation for their tremendous efforts in these wonderful projects.
A special thanks also to Ms Coholan for her help and assistance all year.
We look forward to another great year of gardening ahead and plan to further expand our outdoor learning spaces so that we will make the most of our terrific school environment.
Photos of our Celebration