Next Wednesday, 25th March, we will be launching our first WOW (Walk on Wednesday) day, as part of our Green Schools’ programme.
We are working towards our fourth green flag now, and this one is based on Travel. The children are learning at school how cars are adding to the world’s CO2 emissions, which causes harm to the earth. WOW promotes the idea that children (and members of the wider community) will become more accustomed to walking to school and leaving the car behind. (Go to http://www.greenschoolsireland.org/resources/travel.216.html for more information).
Eva Gannon, from An Taisce, will attend for our first WOW, where children and staff will meet and walk to school together.
There will be two assemble points: (1) the end of the footpath near the church, and (2) the bottom of the Gorthbrack road and we ask that parents of younger children might walk with them, pelase. Everyone is asked to wear HiViz vests, to revise walking safety rules and to be at the assembly points at 9.00 am, please. There are some spare children’s HiViz vests available in the school.