FOURTH YEARS LEAVE NO TRACE
Forty students including 20 from our school took part in an education programme in Glendalough to promote the responsible use of the outdoors. The Leave no trace day was organised by the Wicklow Uplands Council and Wicklow Mountains National Park Education Centre. The students learnt about how irresponsible behaviour can have a negative effect on the local population, wildlife and the natural environment.
The day gave our students an understanding of the impact they can have on the environment. The day also gave the students an understanding of the seven leave no trace principles. It was a great opportunity for our students to meet with transition students from other schools around Wicklow. A very enjoyable and worthwhile day was had by all.
Wednesday last saw our school debating team participate in round one of the Wicklow County Council environmental debating competition. Our team was captioned by Aaron Keogh, our second speaker was Aoife Murray and third speaker was Jordan Murray. This was the first time for each member of our