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Raised Beds September 2016

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Some of the children in the Junior Room helped Ms. Savage gather the vegetables from the raised beds which were planted last June.  Ms. Savage made some delicious vegetable soup.


Baked Potatoes 2015

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We had a great crop of potatoes this year and the Green School Committee decided they would like them baked.  They were very popular throughout the entire school.


Soups Up!

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Ms. Savage made some soup with the turnips, broccoli, parsley and fennel grown in the raised beds.

Ms. Jordan made soup using cabbage, potatoes and onions grown in the raised beds.



November Harvest

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On Monday 5th of November, the children in the Junior Room harvested all the vegetables growing in the raised bed – carrots, potatoes and turnips.  Ms. Jordan divided out the vegetables and sent a bag home with each family.  We hope you enjoy them!!!




Baked Potatoes 2011

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Last Spring, with the help of Darragh’s Mum, we planted potatoes, carrots, onions and strawberries in our raised beds.  Chris dug up the potatoes and carrots this November. Ms. Jordan made carrot sticks and baked potatoes for us.  Everyone tried some and found our school grown produce delicious.


Why choose Cloonloo National School?

  • Low pupil-teacher ratio – 1:1 teaching
  • DEIS School – This means extra grant to the school to subsidise school activities, outing and cost of books etc
  • Heavily subsidised books – total book cost is €25 which includes all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • Free packed school lunches
  • Heavily subsidised swimming classes for all children
  • Teachers very accessible and available to talk to
  • Uniform – Very practical. White or blue t-shirt, navy or black trousers/tracksuit bottoms