The sunflowers and jeeper creeper flowers are all going hom today to be planted in gardens. I hope they will be well looked after. We measured the plants and one was 42cm tall! They will grow even taller once they are out of the pots. I look forward to finding out how tall they become. […]

Happy Easter Junior Infants!

We have done great work this term in Junior Infants and we are very excited to find out what the next term has in store! We hope that everyone has a lovely holiday and we can’t wait to see you all back again safe and sound in May! Thanks for working so hard over the […]

Our trip to the Curragh Racecourse- Sixth Class

Our trip to the Curragh Racecourse. By Nikki Geissel On the 5th of April our class went to the Curragh racecourse. We left the school at half nine and got the bus down to the racecourse. Upon arrival, we went into the main entrance and saw some famous jockeys silks and jackets and read some […]

Healthy Eating

We have been so busy on our project work in recent weeks. This week we have been creating a “Healthy Eating” project. We all worked together to gather as much information as possible. We first gathered information all about healthy eating, here are some of the facts we found out; It is important to try […]

Winner of Easter Egg challenge announced!

The Red Reading group in First class have just announced the winning team in their Easter Egg challenge and presented them with their prize. In Second place, well done to Aoife and Fionn who completed the challenge in 8 minutes and 2 seconds. And in First place, with a time of 7minutes and 28 seconds, […]

Lost and Found

The lost and found boxes will be on display tomorrow  Friday April 15th 2011 in the yard (weather permitting) In the case of inclement weather the boxes will be in the Foyer area. Please claim any items that belong to your child. Can we take this opportunity to remind you to please label every item […]

Red Reading group Easter challenge

First Class had great fun this week completing an Easter Egg Challenge! The Red Reading group set up this activity for the rest of their class. They thought of some challenging questions to ask their class about the school. Together they came up with some excellent questions! Here are some examples: • Name three teachers […]

Rocking Rappers in 3rd Class

A huge congratulations to the boys and girls  in 3rd Class on their fantastic performance at Assembly this morning. Rinneamar an scéal ‘Subh, Subh, Subh’ agus an amhrán ‘Oró sé do bheatha bhaile’.  We also sang ‘Pencil full of Lead’ by Paolo Nutini. We are very lucky to have such creative and poetic children in […]

Open Evening

Just a reminder that NETNS will be hosting its Open Evening this evening from 7-9 p.m. As you are aware, children are very welcome to the Open Evening but they must be fully supervised by a Parent/Guardian at all times during the evening. The school playgrounds and the Halla Glas are out of bounds throughout […]

The Realt na Seactaine book of winners is really filling up with photos from everyone who has won from week to week. It’s fantastic that people are trying hard in Gaeilge and wonderful to see the photos on the Realt gach seactaine! A big thank you to the 4th class pupils who are responsible for […]

Gaeilge in Junior Infants

The following link is very useful and educational to the children in Junior Infants as they are learning lots of new vocabulary as Gaeilge. Cartoons such as Spongebob and Garfield are available to view as Gaeilge on the  TG4 website. Click in the Cula 4 link!

Let in the light – Senior Infants

What an action packed week we have had in Senior Infants! Here are just some of the highlights. In Science we have been learning about light and shadows. We read the story ‘Can’t you sleep Little Bear?’ by Martin Waddel. This was our starting point to think about the dark and the light. We also played […]

Educate Together – Newsletter for schools – March 2011

The March edition of the Educate Together newsletter for schools is available in full at the following link:

Third Class Homework

Spellbound week 29 pg 60, 61 Ceartlitriú lth 69, 70, 71 Litriú lth 71 i gceacht G- Dé Luain: eitleog, plúr, téad, madra Dé Máirt: pancóga, na lachain, oigheann, ag scátáil, Dé Céadaoin: siúcra, caoga cent, an pháirc, bainne Déardaoin: praghas, ubh, fiche cent Tables: x12, revision of multiples 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, […]

Thank you NETNS

Please find attached a message to NETNS Community from Gerry Breslin and all at Portlaoise Educate Together N.S. thank you netns