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Eco Schools Tag

During September 2020 Year 9 students took part in the Eco Schools Translink Travel Challenge. Year 9 were challenged to increase the sustainability of their journeys to and from school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTqeh0Fi5nU Within their form time students recorded how they usually travel to and from school and were...

Every Friday afternoon the Eco Mentors from Ulidia Integrated College Sixth Form visit our neighbouring Acorn Integrated Primary School. The mentors work with the Acorn students to support them with environmentally based projects. This is the third year of this partnership. Last Friday on 18th October...

On Friday 20th September the Eco Team conducted our annual environmental survey. The team formed together to investigate our school grounds and where improvements can be made to make our school more sustainable.  The results from the survey will help the team to devise an action...

On Thursday 27th June 2018 Ulidia Integrated College held our annual Green Day event. This was our 11th annual green day event. This year, Year 8 were joined by students from Acorn Integrated Primary school. The aim of the day was to promote environmental action...

Congratulations to Year 9 who have been awarded ‘Most Sustainable Journeys’ award this year.  Students in Year 9 undertook the Translink Travel Challenge during term two as part of their pastoral programme. Congratulations to students for travelling to school using sustainable methods including train, bus, and...

On 22nd February Peter Mullan from 14PTT was the Youth Ambassador for Northern Ireland at the Ministerial Symposium on Marine Litter held in Strathclyde University in Scotland. The opportunity was given to Peter by Gillian Kinnier and Claire Vincent from DEARA and through Eco Schools Northern Ireland. Well...

Members of our whole school Eco Team attended the Northern Ireland Eco Teachers Conference on 21st March in W5. Students attended a series of workshops hosted by Lizzie Daly and Goeff Begley. They had the opportunity to learn more about the issue of plastic waste and...

On Friday 25th January the Eco Team were visited by Parent Neil McMullan who helped the team to complete a big birdwatch. During the event students spotted birds in our school grounds and then learnt about them from Neil who is a local wildlife expert. Students...

Ulidia Integrated College has successfully renewed its Green Flag award on 25 September 2018, without the need for an assessment visit and with no requirements to implement. The Eco-Schools team were particularly impressed by the continuity and strength of the programme in Ulidia Integrated College,...