Providing Forest School takes a lot of time and energy and resources and staffing and support.  For it to continue, we need to evaluate the benefits to the children.   We started offering Forest school throughout the school as a result of rich feedback we got 
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An exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in your local environment. As part of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Councils’ commitment to delivering improved tree cover and native forests, we are planning to plant 10,000 native whip trees between February and March 2024. The sites identified for this tree-planting initiative are Shanganagh 
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In 2024, DSP will be celebrating 10 years of providing Forest School sessions to its pupils.This is a remarkable achievement and the benefits of the programme will stay with everychild as they move forward in life. From developing confidence and social skills, physical andmental health 
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Where to start with the many fabulous lessons taking place in DSP this month? We can hardly keep up with the breadth of experiences the children are enjoying. Thanks to all DSP staff and to visiting staff for making January a wonderful month for the 
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The student council met yesterday to decide on which flag to raise for the next month or two. After much debate and discussion they decided on the green flag. The green flag represents learning about our environment and how to care for the world around 
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The Garden Club have been meeting once a week to work in the garden. Thanks to the super clearing done by the Meitheal group during midterm, the vegetable beds are ready for planting. Garlic, onion, winter purslane and beans are some of the foods that 
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Huge thanks to everyone who helped out at the School Garden Meitheal this afternoon. The amazing volunteers, from kids to grandparents, helped clear the vegetable and flower beds of weeds and get them ready for exciting garden projects this term. What a team!
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  The Green School Committee have been busy thinking about ways to be green around the school. They made bird feeders for the school garden, which were an instant hit with the local squirrels and birds! Here are the instructions if you would like to 
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  The Green School Committee got to take part in the Walk for Water in Glendalough. Once we got there we had to fill up our water bottles from the lake to carry them with us on our walk. We did this so we could 
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Thank you to everyone for taking part in the Green School Big Travel Challenge!! Thank you to the Green Schools Committee for organising the Big Travel Challenge 2023. They created labels for jars, spread awareness and collected data over 2 weeks. It was amazing to 
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