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.
5 WAYS TO WELLBEING
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.
Wild Work Programme
Wild Work Initiative Pupils from 1st to 5th class were given the opportunity to participate in the Wild Work Initiative on the week running up to...
Trip to Darrara Agricultural College
Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural...
Roots of Empathy
1st class students have been enjoying taking part in the Roots of Empathy a programme, facilitated by Mrs O'Sullivan since last November. The main...
Wellness Week 2023
Wellness Week 2023 Wellness activities this week aimed to create an awareness of each other's unique strengths and what makes us very special. The...
Zumba We were delighted to be in a position to welcome Flavie back to our school for Zumba dancing classes for all school children recently. Flavie...
Mix up Monday
Last Monday the 10th of October to launch our Amber Flag Initiative for the coming year and to mark World Mental Health Day we mixed up the normal...