GETNS has an outdoor classroom that both students and parents constructed.

Galway Educate Together (GETNS)


GETNS has an outdoor classroom.

GETNS is a co-educational Educate Together primary school in Galway City.

GETNS has established a Childrens Advisory Panel (CAP), to capture the voice of all students in their school. The school has a strong culture of ensuring the voice of all - students and teachers is heard. The school has a strong commitment to the SDGs for example

Goal 3 Good Health and Well-Being
GETNS has a healthy lunches policy. They also promote well-being with a Healthy Minds focus group. Mindfulness, yoga, and deep breathing are promoted at a whole school level. A Tibetan Bell is used over the intercom every Monday to encourage this good habit for our students 

Goals 6 Clean water & sanitation
GETNS has a water harvesting system in place on the school building roof. 

Goal 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
GETNS is a Green School.

Goals 5 & 10 Gender Equality and Reduced Inequalities 
GETNS celebrates Diversity Month (March 2023) with a One World Bazaar, Seachtain na Gaeilge and Neurodiversity Month.

Goals 12 and 13 - Responsible Consumption and Climate Action 
GETNS encourages the responsible disposal of waste. They also have a Gardening Club. The school has over 360 trees on their grounds, planted by their families.

The school has a strong commitment to social justice issues, supporting the needs of their migrant and refugee students regularly. The school has constructed a Crannóg to support many of their meetings, especially with the students.