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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 Week 2024

Wellness Week 2024

Wellness Week 2024 Last week we celebrated Wellness Week in our school. Some of the activities enjoyed included, mindful nature walks,  morning...

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Thankful Tuesday

Thankful Tuesday

Today to launch our Amber Flag Initiative for the coming year and to mark World Mental Health Day we celebrated gratitude in our school.  Pupils...

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Wild Work Programme

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...

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Roots of Empathy

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...

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