No Homework for First Class!

To celebrate the beginning of Book Week First Class have no homework, we’re reading a book instead! Happy reading everyone!

Swimming recommencing for 3rd & 4th

Swimming lessons will be recommencing for 3rd and 4th classes tomorrow (Tuesday 1st March).

Book Fair 2011

We are very excited to announce that the annual Travelling Book Fair will be arriving in NETNS on Wednesday 2nd of March. The Book Fair will be in the school until Monday 7th March and will coincide with NETNS Book Week 2011. The Book Fair will take place in our Library on the first floor. […]

Free FAI soccer sessions for children with co-ordination problems

Just to inform you about free soccer sessions run by the Football Association of Ireland, that are on in Newbridge Sports Centre on Monday from 5-6 for the next two Mondays. More sessions will be run throughout the year after this then. These sessions are specifically for children aged 7-12 who have cerebral palsy, dyspraxia, problems […]

School Library

You may have heard from your children that the class libraries have been recalled and that the school library has been closed. We were informed by parents at our recent Parent/Teacher meetings that a couple of the books that were in the library were age inappropriate. Upon hearing this, the school, in conjunction with the […]

Blending In!

This week Dylan from 6th class made a scrumptious smoothie recipe. Dylan’s smoothie is called “Mix up”. Ingredients 1 mango 2 oranges 2 apples 1 tablespoon of honey 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 carton of strawberry yoghurt How to make Mix Up Step 1: Cut up the mangos into thin large slices and add a […]

News from Sixth Class

Hi everyone, Now that spring is here and we’re halfway through the school year we’ve been busy working hard preparing for Secondary School. Over the past few weeks many of us sat our entrance exams and attended open nights informing us of the subject choices and facilities available at the local schools. We’re really looking forward […]

Busy week

Rowan in 2nd class wrote a terrific story at home inspired by the book he has been reading. It was lovely to read and great that he brought it in to share with his teachers and class. Some of 2nd class were busy making menu’s for a Café. It was great fun pretending we were […]

The Good Old Days!

This week in 2nd class we were transported back 60 years into the past with the help of two amazing ladies named Mary and May. They were so kind to give up some of their time to come into our class and speak to us all about their own childhoods. We learned so much we […]

Senior Infants are good friends

This week in Senior Infants we have been exploring the Myself and My Friends strand unit of Social, Personal and Health Education. We made helping hands showing really positive ways we can help each other in class and on yard. We drew them on cut outs of our hands. We also role-played what to do […]

Well done Third Class on a fantastic term!

I would like to commend all the boys and girls in 3rd Class for all their hard work, amazing ideas and their creativity. We are really pushing ourselves as we are halfway through the year and certainly our work reflects that. Keep it up! This week we designed and created our own clay sculptures. These […]

News from Junior Infants!

Junior Infants have been doing lots of work over the last week! In Sacra’s class we have been having fun experimenting in our Science lesson! We have been exploring magnets and we investigated whether materials are magnetic or not. We found out that many things are magnetic, such as paper clips, spoons and money. We […]

First Class in Space

This week First Class have been on some exciting space adventures. In Geography we learned about the sun and the moon and in History we found out the facts on Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing. On Monday we went on a special mission to collect information on a new planet. We met some […]

RC News

First Communion: Parents of children preparing for First Communion are reminded to send €5 in via the RC class teacher next Thursday. This is for rental of the cd which has the hymns required to be learned for First Penance and First Communion on it. We urge you to practice the hymns with your child […]

Creating with clay in Junior Infants

We have been busy bees in Junior Infants working on making fridge magnets. Sacra was delighted to see us coming up with our own individual creations. We began by moulding our magnets from clay. It was our first time using clay and it was very exciting! Each of us got a piece of clay and we […]