Awards

Amber Flag.

The Pieta House Amber Flag initiative recognises the individual efforts of schools, companies and groups to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental well-being, and unites these groups in their efforts, working together toward a happier, healthier Ireland and eradicate the stigmas associated with mental health issues.

Knockskeagh promotes positive mental health

At Knockskeagh National School, our Amber Flag flies proudly at full mast at the front of our school.

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Knockskeagh National School has an Amber Flag Project Team comprising of a cross-section of our school community including both staff and students. The students are represented by two pupils from each class from 1st class to 6th class. The Amber Flag Project Team promotes Positive Mental Health in the school by organising a number of initiatives throughout the school year. The activities below outline some of the initiatives that we have adopted throughout this school year to promote Positive Mental Health. 

The Worry Tree

The Worry Tree

Last Thursday 13th of May, we introduced our new Wellness initiative for this year "The Worry Tree". The main goal of this initiative was to make...

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Amber Flag Committee

Amber Flag Committee

Our Amber Flag Committee for the school year 2020 - 2021 have recently met and have agreed on a date for our annual "Wellness Week". Wellness Week...

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Looking After Your Mental Health

Looking After Your Mental Health

Today, our 6th Class had a visit from Martina Ryan, Education Officer from the Cork Mental Health Foundation. Martina spoke about the importance of...

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Things that make me happy

Things that make me happy

To introduce our Amber Flag Initiative to all pupils for this school year, each class spoke about "Things that make me happy" recently. The...

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Advent of Kindness 2020

Advent of Kindness 2020

Inspired by the sad news of the passing of Béibhinn from Carrigaline aged 9 years old recently. #theheartangel See the following link for more...

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Amber Flag Award 2020

Amber Flag Award 2020

We were delighted recently to hear that we have retained our Amber Flag this year. Well done to the Amber Flag Committee, pupils, staff, and parents...

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