Enniscorthy Community College is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board School
Waterford & Wexford ETB

Green-Schools Programme


Green-Schools is Ireland’s leading environmental management and education programme for schools. Promoting long-term, whole-school action for the environment Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and coordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland).

Aim of the Green-Schools Programme:

“To increase students’ and participant awareness of environmental issues through classroom studies and to transfer this knowledge into positive environmental action in the school and also in the wider community’

Green-Schools Themes

The Green-Schools Committee work in conjunction with the overall Green-Schools themes:

  • Litter and Waste
  • Water
  • Energy
  • Travel
  • Biodiversity
  • GC Litter and Waste
  • GC Energy
  • GC Marine Environment
  • GC Travel
  • GC Food and Biodiversity

Student Development

The Green-Schools Programme in Enniscorthy Community College gives students an opportunity to take ownership of an environmental issue and create a positive change in their local community. Taking an active role in achieving an international environmental award is a prestigious achievement and is a notable addition to any student’s curriculum vitae. Being part of a Green-Schools Committee builds confidence, the ability to solve problems, communication and organisation skills. The Green-Schools Committee in Enniscorthy Community College are proactively and effectively leading the environmental campaign in our school.

Green-Schools Committee (2021 – 2022)

1st Year

  • Maja Ocicka
  • Joao Guerra

2nd Year

  • Chantelle Byrne Twist
  • Abbie Dobbs

3rd Year

  • Sam Doran
  • Layla Breen

5th Year

  • Blaithin Barrett
  • Tresa Barrett

6th Year

  • Ethan Jordan
  • Elizabeth Rollo

Head Boy & Head Girl

  • Daniel Power
  • Breanna Sludds Keane

The Green-Schools Co-ordinator in Enniscorthy Community College is Ms. Áine Sheeran.

Aug 27
Return to School First Years
Aug 28
Return to School Third/Sixth and Transition Years
Aug 29
Return to School Second and Fifth Years
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