1st Class Library Book Quiz!

On Friday Beatrice and Aran from 5th Class came down to our classroom and carried out a quiz with us!! They designed the quiz based on our library books that we have in our classroom. We had a fantastic time working together in teams to work out the correct answers. We would like to say […]

1st & 2nd Class Author Visit

As you all know, it is Book Week in NETNS and as part of our celebrations, 1st and 2nd Class had a visit from author and poet Suzanne Dowling. Suzanne spoke to the children about the importance of imagination and descriptions in writing. She also spoke to the children about how valuable it is to […]

Incredible Edibles!!

  We have some very exciting news to report in 1st Class!! We have just begun a project which involves us planting some fruit and vegetables. It is called the Incredible Edibles Challenge! On Wednesday as part of our homework we brought in soil from our gardens to plant the vegetable seeds and fruit plants. On […]

Board Games Day in 1st Class

Here are some photos of 1st Class during our recent Board Games Day. We had lots of fun and in the process raised some money for Haiti. Well done to everyone!!

Super soccer girls!

Well done to the girls in 3rd and 4th who had a fantastic day at the soccer tournament! They made it to the semi-finals and had a super day! We are all very proud of them. Niamh and Laura scored goals. The teams won 4 matches and lost only 1! Well done NETNS girls!

3rd class have fun with Claire!

3rd class have a new teacher! Claire is with us for 5 weeks and we are having lots of fun with her. In Gaeilge, we learned a new poem An Teilifís and we played Biongó with clocks. In Maths we have been learning about Length. We measured objects in our classroom – the door, an […]

A Different World

A different world! I can open a world of what I want to see, A castle with a princess or maybe a dragon all for me, I can imagine a world in a different look, If I open the pages of my favourite book.                                              By Emily I wrote this poem because it’s World Book […]

Hard working 4th Class

Congratulations to 4th Class who presented their project on Australia at Assembly. Each group worked on a particular topic of their choice: Food and Drink, Culture, Geography, History, Fashion, Animals and Fish and Sport. A tremendous effort was put in by all in researching their topic, consolidating the information and presenting it to both their […]

Hello from 2nd class!!

Over the last number of weeks we have been very busy learning lots of new things in 2nd Class! In Maths we have been focusing on fractions. We have used imaginary bars of chocolates and bags of sweets to help us divide things up into ½ and ¼. We were all wishing it was real […]

Scary Characters!!!

The children in Junior Infants listened to a story called ‘The Gruffalo’. The Gruffalo is seen by some forest creatures as a scary character. The children had to use their imaginations to create an even scarier character! The characters they drew were horrible and hideous…they definitely gave me a fright!!! Well done guys!  Sinéad

Poet visits Junior and Senior Infants!

Children in Junior and Senior Infants gathered together today for a talk about Poetry and writing.

Parents’ Room Now Open

Our parents’ room is now open! If you need to de-clutter your home and have a small comfy sofa, or some chairs that you want to re-home, then contact Deirdre – steelywheely@hotmail.com Watch this space for our wish list!! Thank you.

World Book Day: Dress-Up Day

The grand finale of NETNS Book Week will take place on Thursday 4th March when we celebrate World Book Day 2010. On this day we are inviting all of the children and staff to dress up as a character from a book or story that they have read. It could be anyone from Little Red Riding […]

N.E.T.N.S. Book Week 2010

To celebrate our beautiful new library and the arrival of the Travelling Book Fair, NETNS will be celebrating our own Book Week from Wednesday 24th February to Thursday 4th March. NETNS Book Week promises to be a fun-filled week to celebrate books, reading and all that goes with it. Activities during Book Week will include […]

Feasts and Festivals around the world!

 Dia Dhaoibh go léir,    Caoimhe and Cormac here! Our class will be taking turns posting articles and class photos on a regular basis on our school website to keep you filled in on what’s happening in Sixth Class. We’ve been doing lots of Media work, watching the news on the internet, listening to the […]