Sixth Class News update

Hey Everybody! This week in sixth class we have been very busy. On Monday it was European day of Languages, we designed a flag of our chosen country and we also learned to speak some spanish! Later in the week we took part in an Anit-Bullying workshop – we all participated in this and we even […]

Toys that were around in 1923

Practising handwriting in the old style

Class of 1923

Learning Languages in First Class

  On Monday, First Class had a great time celebrating the European Day of languages. In the morning we learned how to say “hello” in some different languages, like French “Bonjour”, Spanish “Hola”, and German “Guten Tag”. During Art we chose a European flag to make and we coloured them in beautifully. We were even lucky […]

School in 1923

The children sitting beside the fire in the classroom. Usually the Master or Mistress sit ighth in front of it and take all the heat!

Rain Rain Go Away!

Today second class were super excited about their walk to the Curragh! We planned to go after lunch but unfortunately it started to rain. Instead we started our ‘Autumn Tree’ collages. We looked out the window for inspiration and saw beautiful red, brown and orange autumn trees. As we were working hard we noticed that the […]

4th Class Family Tree

This week in fourth class we learned all about our family trees. A family tree is not something that grows in the ground or your garden. It is a drawing that lists all your family members and relations and looks like a tree when it is all filled in. We found out lots of cool […]

Journalists in Fourth Class!

Over the past few weeks lot of exciting things have been happening in our school- Student Council elections, Nature walks on the Curragh, European Day of Languages, Friendship workshops and lots more. In order to record and report on all these fun events a group of children in Fourth Class came up with the idea to […]

Senior Infant Rangoli Artists

Today we worked in groups to do draft Rangoli patterns in class.  When we were happy with our sketches we went out to the Cearnóg and used chalk to draw and colour our patterns.  Have a look!

Infants Exploring The Curragh!

Junior and Senior Infants had a great time exploring the Curragh today. We saw lots of things including, trees, flowers, acorns, pine cones, sheep and horses. Check out our photos!

Lions Club Charity Walk this Sunday

This year’s Charity Fun Walk will take place on Sunday October 2nd and we are hoping that families and friends of NETNS will mark this date in their diaries!! It is a great opportunity to raise funds for both the Lions Club in our area and our school. 70% of funds raised by NETNS walkers […]

Fundraising Committee – Calling All Parents/Guardians

The Fundraising Committee is meeting on Thursday evening 6th October at 7.30pm in the parents room at school. The purpose of the meeting is to look at what we can do to raise funds for what our school needs to ensure we don’t fall short of ensuring our children have every opportunity for their education. […]

A busy week!

This week the children have done lots of different things in Language Support. Asuha and Kousa have learnt some new words and have had great fun telling me their news. Children from Junior Infants have had a lovely time telling me all about their families.  Alexander told me all about his little brother. From Michael’s […]

Curragh Walk

Having a look at the burrow of a hare in the Curragh.