Amber Flag Award 2021

We were delighted to hear recently that we have been awarded the Amber Flag for 2021. The Amber Flag recognises the efforts of schools to create healthy inclusive environments that support mental health and wellbeing. 

We would like to express a special thanks to our pupil representatives of the Amber Flag Committee for their promotion of positive mental health during the year.

Our Amber Flag pupil representatives are as follows;

1st Class: Laoise Hurley and Tom McCarthy

2nd Class: Lillia Noonan and James O’Sullivan

3rd Class: Ruby McCarthy and Senan O’Hara

4th Class: Jack O’Mahony and Sonny Ryan

5th Class: Ellen Harte and Donnchadh Keohane

6th Class: Annie McCarthy and Ciara Hayes

Also, big thanks to all pupils and staff of Knockskeagh for supporting and engaging in all Amber Flag activities this year. Your efforts are a testament to the importance you all place on mental health and wellbeing.

Special thanks to Denis Murphy and Ruth Burke for organising our ‘Wellness Week’ and for overseeing and submitting our application.

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