Blue Star Award 2021

Congratulations to everyone on our fourth Blue Star Award! In order to achieve this, all classes from 1st to 6th class learned different facts about Europe and countries which are in the EU.

Topics that were covered by many classes included the following:

-Historical: learning about past wars, learning about the history of countries or historical figures, etc.

-Geographical: learning facts about countries, completing projects on countries, learning about famous European landmarks, etc.

-Cultural and Creative: learning about famous artists or musicians from European countries, learning French phrases

-Institutional: learning about the EU, how it works and how the EU affects their lives

Thank you to all the classes involved and well-done everyone on this fantastic achievement!

Also well done, and thank you to Ms. Bebhinn Walsh for compiling our application for this award. smile

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