An Ghaeltacht 2010 i bPictiúirí

Bhí alán sport agus spraoi againn i Dún na nGall an seachtain seo caite. Seo iad na bpictiúirí don craic…

Our Gaeltacht Trip!

Our trip to Donegal ! Well I have so much to say and I don’t really know where to start!                I will start at the start we were here at the school at 8:30am, and I think everybody’s stomach was turning with nerves and excitement. It was time 5th and 6th class were heading up […]

UCD – Fun or What?!

On Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class went to UCD. There was a lot of things to do. There was rock climbing, a zorb ball, a computer horse riding, obstacle course and lacrosse. Of course there was alot more. Caitriona and a lot more achieved to get to the top of the rock climbing wall! Some people […]

Junior Infants host assembly

This morning Junior Infants hosted our school assembly. We have been learning various fairytales over the last few weeks and so our performance was based on this theme. Our first song was called ‘There was a princess’ which tells the story of  Sleeping Beauty. We worked in groups of three to take on the roles […]

Our school tour!

Yesterday we went on our  school tour to the sports hall in UCD. First, third and fourth classes also joined us on this fun and exciting day! Everyone had the opportunity to take part in many fun activities throughout the day including unihoc, rock climbing, wobbly ladder, the amazing zorbee ball,the  human football table, an inflatable obstacle […]

Arts and Crafts

Look at our creative puppets! Well done to the artists and for all their efforts in building their puppet from scratch.

Funky Movers- look at our fantastic moves!!

Well done to the boys and girls who took part in Funky Movers this term. Here are a few photos, see how we can move!

Look at 4th class’ budding artists!

Here is a sample of some of the fantastic artistic work we have created in 4th Class. We have looked at printing and also painted our own pieces inspired by Van Gogh. We are also really enjoying our class novel ‘Under the Hawthorn Tree’.

4th Class had the best day ever!

Here are some photos of the fun we had on our school tour. You can only imagine the fun we had, the photos are only a snippet!! The activities included Human Table Football, The Eliminator, Virtual Horse Racing, KMX biking, Wobbly Ladder, The Climbing Wall, The Demolition Zone and our class favourite Zorbing.

We will miss you Gerry

What is good news for the new Portlaoise Educate Together National School is bad news for our school.   Gerry our senior infants teacher will be leaving our school to take up the post of Principal in Portlaoise. He will be missed a lot. He is a great teacher who loves the Irish language and […]

What news!!!!

Gerry is taking up a Principal’s position in Portlaoise Educate Together N.S. in September 2010!! This is very exciting news for Gerry and PETNS are very lucky to have a teacher/Principal of his calibre at the helm. This will also be a fantastic new chapter in NETNS’s history….as we will be doing a lot of […]

Slimy Friday

This afternoon 3rd class made SLIME! We used cornflour, water and food colouring to create it. We had lots of fun and we hope to do it again and to play around with it some more. It was such a strange texture and kept changing from solid to liquid and back again. Thankfully we did […]

School start time

NETNS starts at 8.30am. The school accepts responsibility for the children at that time. We do not provide supervision before that time and your child remains your responsibility until 8.30am. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

Gaeltacht news

The bus is due back in the school at around 2pm. The children will be ready for collection at 2.10pm as per normal finishing time

Welcome Wibby!

Third class have recently welcomed a new member to their class! Wibby arrived last week in the middle of all the excitement of the Official School Opening. Wibby very kindly showed us the DVD of The BFG that day, another Roald Dahl book we have really enjoyed together, and Wibby has been settling in since. […]