INTRODUCTION TO OUR AMBER FLAG PROJECT
We are very excited to announce that here at SS Peter and Paul JNS we are embarking on a new adventure. Following on from the success of the Active School Flag Initiative, we are now taking on the challenge of obtaining an Amber Flag.
The Pieta Amber Flag Initiative recognises the individual efforts of primary and secondary schools, youth reach, third level institutions, community groups, clubs and companies to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental well-
In 2019, the Department of Education and Skills and the Health Service Executive jointly launched Well-
It is recognised in these guidelines that positive mental health and well-
In order to promote positive mental health and well-
In order to undertake all these activities we have formed an Amber Flag Committee. This committee is led by staff and student council representatives coordinating this new initiative.
We would really welcome any ideas and suggestions you may have which could be incorporated into the activities already listed. Likewise, if any parent is willing to share their skills and talents with us in terms of gardening, creative art, music, meditation, mindfulness, fitness, healthy eating, etc. please email the school. We acknowledge and appreciate the knowledge and skills you all have which may help us create a positive mental health and well-