PA Meeting

Our next PA meeting is in the school on Wednesday 29th of February 2012 at 8pm. We would love to see as many faces as possible at this meeting. AGENDA NETNS Parents’ Association Wednesday, 29th February, 2012 at 8.00pm     1.  Minutes   2.  Matters Arising   3.  Correspondence   4.  Fundraising Proposals Update   a.  WhoWants to be a Thousandaire […]

Gifted Education Awareness Week

Gifted Education Awareness Weeks follows on from Gifted Education Awareness Day/EU Talent Day last year.  The week’s activities starts today, Monday 27th with a Twitter chat on #edchatie at 8.30 p.m. hosted by Fred Boss of the NCTE.  This will be a good starting point for teachers/parents who want to learn more about giftedness. A […]

NETNS Book Fair 2012

The Annual Celtic Travelling Book Fair will be arriving at the N.E.T.N.S. library on Wednesday March 7th. As always the Book Fair will have a fantastic selection of books for children of all ages and any money spent at the Book Fair automatically earns commission from sales which allows the school to buy books for […]

Groovy Man 2!

Our tie dyed t-shirts turned out just great! I used an olive green colour! The one common mistake we did notice is that if you did not tie the elastic bands tight enough that the dye leaks through and the pattern is not as obvious! So remember keep those elastic bands nice and tight and […]

News from Karen’s Senior Infants…

This week in class we read a lovely story called The Tiny Seed, by Eric Carle.  We learned all about how seeds can grow and what stops the seeds and plants from growing too –  birds and mice eating the seeds, people walking on small plants and picking flowers, icy mountains and desert areas! We have been […]

Project Work in Siobhán’s Room

There has been lots of hard work this week in Siobhan’s room as boys and girls from 1st and 2nd class continue to research on a variety of projects. So far, first class have decided on a topic and what they would like to find out about their topic. They have started looking for information […]

Wonderful Workers in Senior Infants

It has been a busy week in Michael’s class this week and everyone has been working very hard. In Gaeilge we have been learning about “Éadaí” (clothes). We looked in our meaisín níocháin (washing machine) to see what clothes were inside and we played bingo to practice the clothes names. In Art we made our […]

Sixth Class news

Hi from everyone in sixth class! We have been working very hard for the last month trying to finish our “Write a Book Competition”, we have been drawing our pictures and putting our finishing touches on the books. For all of you who do not know what Write a Book is, it is a competition […]

Arts and Crafts in Junior Infants!

Today in Arts and Crafts the children were very creative using paper straws to construct a masterpiece! They had lots of fun and were great at using their imagination to create some beautiful pieces…. Take a look at the photos below of the children at work!

Taste Bud Test

Taste Bud Test Today we were doing a taste bud test. Firstly we learned that your sense of smell and taste are linked, but we couldn’t take Bobby’s word for it…we had to put it to the test. We held our noses and closed our eyes. Our partners gave us fruit and we had to […]

First Class Writing Corner

First Class have been having great fun this week in our new Writing Corner. Everyone has a turn in the writing corner each week and we get to use cool coloured pens and funky-coloured paper. We can write about anything we wish. There are also some things to help us with our writing when we […]

Black Beard the Pirate by Rowan Murray

This week in third we have been drafting and editing our stories for The Write a Book Project. We have been concentrating on creating interesting characters, realistic setting as well drafting a story with a beginning, a problem and a resolution. When the books are finished they’ll be sent off to another 3rd class in […]

Copper Tuesday

Copper Tuesday The Student Council would like to tell you about a new initiative called Copper Tuesday, which is supported by the SC, PA, BoM and staff of NETNS. 1. Every Tuesday you are asked to bring your copper coins to class and fill up the tub. 2. At the end of the year, each […]

2 Stars and a Wish

    Over the past few weeks we have been working in groups creating projects on Climate Change and the environment. This week we all assessed each others projects. We used the 2 stars and one wish method.  The 2 stars are two points we liked about the project and the 1 wish is one […]

Siofra’s super new design for!

The response to the first NETNS website header competition has been absolutely fantastic,  we received lots of wonderful entries and it was a very tough job deciding which was the winning entry! We’d like to say a big thank you to all the children who took part,  we are already looking forward to your entries […]