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. 

Wellness Month

Wellness Month

We had a Wellness Month last December where pupils from all classes reflected on positive things in their lives as part of their homework.  Each...

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4th Class Frida Kahlo artwork

4th Class Frida Kahlo artwork

We loved this recent display in 4th class titled "Never apologize for who you are". There certainly are some fantastic artists in this room. Please...

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Tree Planting Initiative

Tree Planting Initiative

During Science Week this year, each class of our school planted a tree. The classes learned about; the importance of trees in our environment,...

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Amber Flag Fundraiser

Amber Flag Fundraiser

A big 'Thank you' to all who supported our recent "Go Green" fundraiser in aid of Pieta House. The amount raised was €260. The Irish team didn't...

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