Junior Infants exploring…

Junior Infants explore school building This week the class went on a school exploration. We were very excited to find out where all the other classes were based. We made some stops along the way to say hello to Sacra and Ernie. We also spoke with Karina at reception and Eimear showed us her office. […]

Cushion Drive!!

Cushion Drive: We need cushions!!! To make our beautiful new library more comfortable and cosy for all the children when they are reading, we need your cushions! We are asking anybody who has clean cushions that you may not need at home to donate cushions to our new school library. Thanks in advance for helping […]

Sixth Class news

Greetings from Sixth Class! Here are some of the highlights of the past couple of weeks in our class. Last Thursday Beth Murphy and Paul Finch came to visit our school and demonstrated some simple weaving skills for us. We then weaved some fish with willows which will be displayed on a willow arch at […]

Seasonal Art

Seasonal Art We have been working very hard in 1st Class on different pieces of artwork based on Autumn and Hallowe’en. Fruit is a big part of Autumn, so inspired by this, we decided to sketch a fruit plate. We focused on line, light and shade and came up with fantastic results. We  worked on […]

2nd Class News…

Hello everyone! We have had a very busy month here in second class and can’t believe the mid term has arrived so quickly! Everyone has been working very hard and we have also had lots of fun while learning lots of new things over the last few weeks. In Geography we have been learning lots […]

Dress up Friday!

This Friday (23rd of October) we are having a dress up day where the chidren can dress up for the day.  Nothing too scary though!! We are asking for €2 from everyone which will go toward the student council funds. It should prove to be a great day!

Senior Infants showing off!

We have been working really hard for the past few weeks to learn our sounds.  We have been writing out words, spelling and learning songs about the sounds too. Here are a few picture of us showing Gerry on our own whiteboards exactly how good we are!

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Ireland in 3D

Fifth Create Ireland in 3-D!! After learning about the mountains and rivers of Ireland, here in fifth class we are using what we have learned to create our very own 3-D map of our country! We began by making the mountains from clay, making sure to show the highest peak in each range. We chose […]

Rivers with 6th Class

Rivers with 6th Class Did you know that the Amazon is 6 miles wide and has the largest capacity of any river in the world?? Well that’s what we’re learning all about in Sixth Class at the moment.  We watched a David Attenborough DVD about famous rivers throughout the world and then completed mini-projects on […]

Water Water Everywhere

Water, water everywhere… This week in second class we have been focussing on water during our Geography and Science lessons. In Geography we discussed all the different ways that we might use water at home and at school. We also discussed why water is so important. We found out some very interesting facts that we […]

Colún na Gaeilge

Dia dhaoibh! Tá fáilte romhaibh go dtí Colún na Gaeilge ar an suíomh idirlín!! Anois in ár fáiltiú, tá balla Ghaeilge againn. Féach ar an bpictiúr. Tar isteach chun é a fheiceáil go luath!! Réaltaí na Seachtaine: Tá an-bród orm Réaltaí na Seachtaine a fhógairt don seachtain seo!! Seo iad na daoine a rinne iarracht […]

Reminder: Lion’s walk cards to be returned to school

Don’t forget to return your Lion’s club walk money as soon as possible to the school.  Even if you didn’t do the walk or collect any money we need to have the sponsorship cards back anyway. Thanks a mill!

Senior Infants go on a sound walk

Senior infants have been learning about sounds this week and about all the different sounds we hear every day.  We discovered that if you close your eyes and really concentrate you can hear much better.  We heard alot of sounds around the school, from the classes and from outside too.  We then went to the […]

NETNS Book Drive

Now that we have this amazing builiding we would love to be able to get our library up and running.  We have a lovely room with lots of light and space… but very few books!!  We are asking anybody who may have extra books at home that perhaps their children have grown out to donate […]