St Nicholas' Primary School


Spring Planting in our Eco-Garden by our Eco-Council and Primary 4 pupils took place today. We had an array of herbs for our Herb Planters and some lettuce, sprouts, strawberries and cabbage planted. Well done boys and girls. πŸ‘©‍πŸŒΎπŸ§‘‍🌾 πŸ₯— 

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A great day in school raising our Eco-Schools Green Flag


                                                 St Nicholas' Primary School is an Eco-School!


We are an Eco-School's GREEN FLAG School!


Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed Eco principles into the heart of school life. Here in Northern Ireland, we have over 140 Green Flag Schools and are fast approaching 600 registered schools. Eco-Schools is administered in Northern Ireland by Tidy Northern Ireland.


Eco-Schools Framework

  • Action team
  • Environmental review
  • Action plan
  • Eco-Code
  • Involving the whole school
  • Linking to the curriculum
  • Monitoring and evaluation


The 9 topics that Eco-Schools work on

  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Litter
  • School Grounds
  • Healthy Living
  • Energy
  • Biodiversity
  • Global Perspective