Gráinne Vaughan

Gvaughan 6
Gvaughan 1
Gvaughan 2
Gvaughan 3
Gvaughan 4
Science, History, Geography
Curriculum Strands:
Local Studies (History), Continuity and change over time (History), Environmental awareness and care (Geography/Science), Living things (Science)
Counties catered for:
Clare, Galway, Limerick, Tipperary
Classes catered for:
All Classes

Using the school grounds as the outdoor classroom Gráinne offers a hands-on day or series of days packed with activities. She is happy to tailor the tasks to suit the needs of the children and school.

Garden design and creation, sowing and growing from seed to seed, biodiversity audit, habitat creation and enhancement, animal behaviour games, scavenger hunts, nature art and craft are some of the activities to choose from.

Gráinne, a keen gardener, has 17 years’ experience as a primary teacher. She has been engaged in environmental education for more than 10 years and is passionate about facilitating the connection with nature that is so important for our well-being. She is a co-founder of Happy Out Forest School  and brings a flavour of this to the day.


  • "Excellent day. They children are bursting with excitment when they know Grainne is coming. She has such a lovely way with them, is safety conscious and we have lovely results at the end." - Eglish NS
  • "The children love to see Gráinne coming with her tools. It's so enjoyable. Gráinne fits in well to the staffroom" - Eglish NS

Additional Information

  • Caters for Special Needs
  • Provides practical/ hands-on activities

Contact Details

087 332 3344