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Food Dudes:

St. Cronan's has joined a Healthy Eating Intitiative called Food Dudes.

Food Dudes is a programme developed by the University of Wales, Bangor, to encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables both in school and at home. It is based on positive role models (the Food Dudes characters), repeated tasting and rewards. In large-scale studies in schools in England and Wales and pilot studies in schools in Ireland, the Programme has been shown to be effective and results long lasting across the primary age range, regardless of gender, school size, geographic and socio-economic factors.

Thanks to Ms. Egan for the Artistic Display !


To learn more about Food Dudes
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Celtic Roots CD Launch:

On Wednesday 2nd March, Jack M. and Sean K. were interviewed by Declan Meehan on East Coast Radio. They were promoting the new CD and DVD pack recently launched by our school as part of our international and intercultural Comenius Project, along with schools in Nigran in Galicia, Spain and also in Manchester, England.


You can learn more about our Comenius CD and DVD
by Clicking Here




Italian Ambassador's Visit:

On Friday 4th March, St. Cronan's welcomed the Italian Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency, Mr Valerio Augusto Astraldi. His visit was as a result of Bray Lions Club's "Window's on the World" event. We were one of 13 schools across the Bray area to welcome an Ambassadorial visitor.


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