Parent Nominee’s for the BoM

Please find attached the a short profile done up by each of the 4 Parent Nominees for the new BoM. Karen Mullen BoM Candidate Neil Bartholomew BoM Candidate Seán Hall BoM Candidate Trish Leslie BoM Candidate

Thank you John and Karen! Learning about Pfizer…

A big, big, BIG thank you to Karen and John for coming into 3rd class today. 3rd class have been learning about people who work in our area. We were lucky that Liam’s parents had free time to come in and tell us all about work at the Pfizer plant. We learned that they work […]

It’s hot hot hot!

This week the in second class we learned about heat! Where heat comes from, how it changes things and how we use it. The children completed beautiful brainstorms including all the key words we learned about heat. Can you remember them? Next week we will be completing our heat experiement. For our experiment we are testing […]

Readathon News: Over €2000 Raised for MS Ireland

A huge THANK YOU and WELL DONE to all those who took part in the MS Readathon this year. Together you raised over €2000 which goes to helping people living with MS. Not only did we have a great time reading lots of books and raising money for a great cause, we now get to spend €200 […]

What The Budget means to me.

This week in 5th class we had our first swimming lesson on that day we also had a very nice substitute teacher, her name was Martina. This week we also started to learn about the budget, most people are worried about the cuts just before Christmas WE JUST DON’T GET IT! Why so close to […]

Michael’s Class

This week in Geography we have been looking at different types of weather. We sorted clothes that we would wear in hot and cold weather and activities that we do in the summer and winter.  In maths we have been looking at the story of 5 and the different ways we can make up 5. […]

Creative umbrellas!

In Maths we have been focusing on more and less than. The children have been looking at sets and they worked in teams to decide which group had less and which group had more in it. They had lots of fun playing  The Mucky Monsters game! I’m sure they can tell you all about it! […]

So Far This Week

So Far This Week This week we were doing charcoal. We got to do 2 pictures each. We did lots of different types of pictures. It was lots of fun. We did lots of amazing pictures to stick on the wall in the Classroom. We learned about healthy eating. You should eat your 5 a […]

Our Toys

This week in Siobhán’s room groups from Junior Infants made their very own book all about their toys. First, we talked about the different types of toys we play with and how we use them. Next, we looked at pictures of various toys and described them. For our next activity we had to join dots […]

NETNS Calendar 2012

We are delighted to inform you that our first ever school calendar will be launched very shortly. Order forms have been sent home to all families, if you have not yet received one – please contact the school office. Completed forms should be returned to the school office with payment in a sealed envelope clearly […]

Junior Infant Readers

Hello everyone!! My goodness, we’ve had a busy week in Junior Infants!! Here are just some of the things we worked on this week. Last week we told you that we were moving onto Group 3 in our sounds and we learned two brand new sounds this week. Can you guess which sounds we learned?? […]

Society of St.Vincent de Paul Christmas Hamper Appeal

Dear Parent / Guardian, This Christmas we are once again organising hampers of festive food and/or toys in response to the urgent appeal from the Society of St Vincent de Paul. The success of the hampers each year is due solely to the continued generosity and support of our whole school community. If you feel […]

Newbridge Community Games

Newbridge Community Games activities are once again swininging into action for 2012. The Community Games are now starting for 2012 and they are hoping to have as many children as possible from the area participating. Information leaflets have been sent home to all families, which include registration forms. Please return registration forms to the school […]

R.E. Afterschool Class – Christmas Carols

As promised, here are some links which contain the music of the carols that we will be singing at this year’s Christmas Carol Service. We would strongly encourage you to practise these carols at home with your children in preparation for the service. As with all internet based resources, please supervise your child fully when […]

And the winner is…..

Well done to 2nd class this week for their huge effort in the tidy desks competition! The desks were noticeably much cleaner. Everyone did a great job ensuring there were no papers on the ground or spare pencils lying about. However after tallying the scores, the winner of the tidy desk competition is bord gorm! […]