Green Fingers Abound at Creagh NS
Over the past year, Creagh NS have been focusing on celebrating and enhancing their local school environment.
At the start of the year, Mrs Gallagher and her committee began the task of bringing the art and joy of gardening and nature to the school. After sourcing, purchasing, and installing their new polytunnel, came the hard graft of making it an environment suited to teach classes in.
Facilitated by a generous monetary donation from Cregg Stone; as well as the carpentry skills of caretaker Eddie Brady; the polytunnel soon became an horticultural haven. It is now filled to the brim with a wide variety of plants, vegetables, herbs and fruit thanks to the green fingers and endless enthusiasm of Assistant Principal Caroline Gallagher and her army of helpers. Mr Geraghty's 6th class have also designed and painted beautiful potting tables for outside the polytunnel.
The front of the school has also recently been enhanced by a beautiful, hand-crafted outdoor planting box. This piece of work was designed and made by their talented 6th class pupil, Jack Kennedy.
Inside the school, there are lots of reflective spaces and friendship pods, all designed to enhance the day-to-day experiences of the school population.
On the sporting front, the inaugural soccer play-off of the Joe Murphy Cup, named in honour of their retired caretaker, took place with great success recently. They hope that this will become an annual event in the school. Past pupil and current parent, Val Colleran, Proprietor of UTAH and Regatta also donated a full new set of jerseys to the school.
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