Bain Triail As/Try It! Rang a Ceathair

Rang a Ceathair are trying out new ways of doing Irish and making our obair bhaile as gaeilge a little more exciting. On Wednesday the children had to watch Garfield ar TG4 agus scríobh cúpla focail that were understood. I was most impressed with the effort by all and also the fact that some watched […]

First Class Nature Walk

We had a great adventure on Wednesday when we got a chance to explore the nature in the wooded area behind the school. We saw different kinds of trees and beautiful autumn leaves! We even discovered a Horse Chestnut tree with lots of conkers on the ground around it! Some of the children discovered a […]

Reminder – Contact List Forms

 The class contact lists which are to be shared among parents/guardians etc are being compiled at present. If your details were not on last year’s list, and or have changed; please return the form which was given out last week to your child’s class teacher. If you would prefer to email your information directly to […]

Maths Homework Information Nights

Less Stress… More Success – Helping your child with their maths homework Kildare Education Centre is holding two information nights… Is your child having trouble with their maths homework and do you wish you could help more? These information nights aim to address the main areas of difficulty in maths homework. Hosted by two local […]


There has been a change to our original holiday list.  School will not be finishing early for a staff meeting this Friday (1st October).  School will finish at the normal time of 2.10pm for classes from 1st to 6th and after school care will operate as usual. In line with current DES guidelines, the school […]

Reminder – Curriculum Meetings

We will be holding Curriculum Meetings for your child’s class this week. These are meetings that will inform you about your child’s curriculum and the day to day running of your child’s class. These meetings are organised to promote and nourish a positive partnership between you, your child and his/her teacher. Please note the date […]

Yom Kippur in First Class

Well done to first class who made beautiful Yom Kippur greeting cards today. Before we made our cards we read a story about a man named Joseph and learned about the Jewish religion. After our story we learned about a special day that the Jewish people celebrate every year called Yom Kippur. On this special […]

We are all different!!

Junior Infants have been very busy discovering about themselves and how everyone is different! We carried out an exciting science activity during the week where we took fingerprints! We traced around our hand on white paper. Then, we rubbed one of our fingers on some charcoal. Finally, we placed our finger on some sticky tape […]

Hare today…gone tomorrow!


Look what we saw yesterday evening playing on the Cearnóg Spórt!!!!

Nemo’s news!Sixth Class

                                                        Here are some pictures of  us working on our clay sculptures. Hi I’m Ríona! I’m in Sixth class. My friends call me Nemo (don’t ask why!) This is my first year in NETNS and my first time writing an article for the school website or any school website! I love this school because […]

After-school Facility

Dear Parents, Just a little note to let you know that we had a fantastic Week 1 of After School.  The children thoroughly enjoyed their first week and made lots of new friends. The children are all getting on very well together.  There are a number of play areas laid out in the room for […]

Perfect PE (4th Class)

We had our third PE lesson on Wednesday, which was a great success. Beforehand we spoke about aspects of sport and PE that often lead to frustration and arguments. We agreed that encouragement, teamwork, not blaming others for mistakes are important, we recalled Thierry Henry’s handball and the fact that sometimes sport just isn’t fair! […]

Slán agus go raibh maith agat!

Go raibh míle maith agat Clara don na ceachtanna suimiúil agus na rudaí éagsúla a dheánann tú le Rang 3. We would like to thank Clara so much for all her hard work and the fantastic things she taught us. Over the last three weeks we have worked extremely hard, in particular we enjoyed researching […]

What talent there is in Senior Infants!

This week in Senior Infants we talked about all the different talents we have. We even had a mini-talent show for our class. We found that all the boys and girls had different talents including singing, dancing, comedy, gymnastics and exercises. We look forward to sharing and developing all of  our talents more over the […]

A special visitor

My room had a special visitor this afternoon. Clara is on teaching practice in our school at the moment and she took this afternoon to see what happens in the Junior Learning Support/Resource Room. She enjoyed – seeing a racing car created out of wood and nails on a cork-board, – making “snow-men” with Play-doh, […]