What season is it again??

It may be autumn and the leaves are falling from the trees but in Seomra Trish we have a tree that has just started ‘growing’…our sound tree! So far it has nine sounds and fourteen words. After Halloween I can imagine it will come into full bloom with the help of some very careful gardening. […]

Halloween Hazards

In Fourth Class today we discussed the potential hazards of Halloween for children; we spoke about Trick ‘r’ Treating and the need to be careful regarding walking on footpaths and crossing roads, we agreed that Trick ‘r’ Treating in a group is safer than going alone. We also chatted about the dangers of Bonfires, Bangers […]

Adventures in the woods!!!

Junior Infants went on a very exciting trip today to the woods…….well when we say woods we mean the wooded area at the back of our school!! The children had lots of fun collecting sycamore leaves and conkers from deciduous trees and pine cones from evergreen trees! We had been learning about these trees over the […]

Let’s be fair

This week as part of Croí na Scoile Senior Infants were exploring the important idea of fairness and today in class we had a special Fair and Share day where we made an extra special effort to be fair to all the people in our class and ensure we thought about how we could all […]

Pyjama Day Fundraiser

Today we raised a sum of €340 for the Educate Together National Fundraising Day. We had lots of fun wearing our pyjamas to school and look forward to many more fun fundraisers! Thanks from The Student Council.

Making Fireworks!

This week Senior Infants learnt how to make spatter paintings using some paint and a toothbrush! Inspired by a video of a fireworks display we worked so well together and were very patient taking our turns at using the paintbrushes. The results are some amazing night-time fireworks displays. ( I was hoping to display a […]

Slán agus go raibh maith agat!

Our class would like to thank Karen so much for all her hard work and all the fantastic things she has taught us over the past five weeks. We will miss her lots! Thanks to Karen’s help, we’re still busy knitting hats and making tassels for Age Action Ireland. Our capometer is now at 31 […]

Dress Up Fun

We have been having lots of fun learning about clothes in the EAL room this week. We learned the names of different types of clothes and what they are made from. We learned that shoes can be made from leather, hats can be made from wool and t-shirts can be made from cotton. We also […]

5th Class

This week in fifth class we have been working extremely hard to write exciting, interesting and informative letters to our pen pal Grace. We have also been keeping up with current affairs on ‘Newsround’. We are all so happy that they got all 33 Chilean miners got out of the collapsed  mine safely , especially […]

Spooky First Class

First Class had a very spooky week preparing for Halloween. We carved pumpkins and 5 lucky children get to take them home after our Halloween raffle. We made acrostic poems about pumpkins and practised our play “Spooky Monster”. In Music we learned how to sing our song “The Witch” in a spooky way and we […]

CPD – Seminar on Deafness

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for staff at NETNS Our committed and hard-working staff at NETNS strive to learn more and to develop as professionals. We are always looking out for courses and seminars that are relevant to our school and to the children in our school. In October, four members of staff attended a seminar […]

Compliments flying in Junior Infants

Orla, Sacra and I were so proud when we overheard a conversation between two children in Junior Infants this morning. After a lovely Autumn walk, Sean held the door for everyone on the way back in. Walking down the corridor, Dylan turned to him and said “Sean, you did a great job back there!” That […]

Well done 3rd Class for all your hard work!

Here are some photos of the fabulous work we have done over the last few weeks. There are also some photos of our project presentations on Africa and Australia.Well done to all as alot of preparation and research was carried out. A great achievement, well done! We have had a fantastic number of weeks, we […]

Exciting project presentations in 3rd Class

What we have been up to i seomra Lorraine.

Since September, the children have been busy studying and writing their own autobiographies, creating cartoon strip posters, reading novels, revising addition, subtraction and place value, and the sixth class even “graduated” from fractions!!! Its been a busy few weeks and I think all the children are looking forward to their week off. So happy Halloween […]