Senior Infants designed their own playgrounds. Here are some of their cool creations.


This week we put up our bird-watching chart and have been busy filling it in every day.  Today we were looking at live pictures from a bird box that has a robin nesting in it.  The robin has five eggs that she is keeping warm as she waits for them to hatch.  If you get […]

Garden Update

Its been another busy week and lots has been happening in the garden before the holidays! As 5th Class have been looking at The Great Famine in class, they planted some potatoes. We discussed where the potato came from and why people relied on it as a crop. 5th, 6th and 3rd class children all […]

Newbridge Musical Society Colouring Competition

Well done to all the children who recently took part in the Colouring Competition which was held by Newbridge Musical Society.  The creativity and imagination that went into the entries was fantastic. There were three winners who each recieve tickets to the Beauty and the Beast Musical which is running from 8th April to 14th […]

Community Games Handwriting Winners…

Well done to the children in 3rd and 4th class who recently entered the Community Games Handwriting Competition. The judges of the competition commended the children on their very high standard of handwriting. We had eight medal winners and we would like to say congratulations to each of them. The prizewinners were: 3rd Class – […]

Fun Times!

This week in First Class has been fun-filled! We’ve really been enjoying the beautiful weather; we had a picnic in the Cearnóg and while we ate we listened to the beginning of the story “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl. We’re really looking forward to finding out what happens next in the story. […]

Siobhán’s Room

Check out the wonderful projects by Mia, Sean, Jade, Umar, Oscar and Síofra from 1st class. They did their research using books from the library and various websites to find information  for their projects. Have a look at the projects yourself – they’re on display outside Siobhán’s room now.

Teddy Bear’s Picnic!

On Thursday the weather was so nice that Junior Infants went to the wooded area behind our school to have a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. Each person brought in their favourite Teddy Bear. We were also very grateful to the helpful Junior Infants who brought in blankets that we could use for our picnic. Check out […]

Cross Country

Well done to all the children who represented NETNS at the Cumann na mBunscoil Cross country competition on Thursday the 29th of March. We had a great time over at the Hawkfield grounds and I’m very proud to inform you that each one of our  22 athletes completed the course. Áine, who was running on […]

CD cover competition

Cd Cover Competition On Wednesday 21st two producers came into 5th class and told them they would like to make a cd with them. They told us that they wanted 5th class to hold a competition, for the cover and the inside of the cd. There will be a competition for the inside of the […]

NETNS website header competition (April2012)

Its time again to design a new header for the NETNS website! The theme for the competition this time is ‘In the garden’. You can use any materials to make your picture, but your image must fill the box below.   You can choose to include the words ‘Newbridge Educate Together National School’ or we add them […]

Green School News

    Over the past few weeks the Green School Committee have completed an energy review of the school to figure out how much energy we use and where we use it. Check out our new ‘Green School Notice-board’ above. The display looks great thanks to the art-work completed by our committee members from Junior […]

Cartwheels Gymnastics Club – New term

An exciting new gymnastics club has come to Newbridge! Karen Mullen who has done Gymnastics with the children at NETNS has started up a club which has been running on Saturday mornings in the Halla Glas.  The second term of classes will commence on April 21st. Venue: Newbridge Educate Together National School Ages:    Junior […]

The Sun has got his hat on!!!

It was lovely to see all the children playing outside today. They really enjoyed it. The Junior Infants were playing with hula-hoops on the Cearnóg Spórt as a special treat today. It’s wonderful to see everyone occupied and busy with fun activities, getting exercise and fresh air! Just a quick reminder to please remember to protect […]

N.E.T.N.S. Music Makers

On Wednesday the 21st of March two producers came into our class and told us we were going to produce a CD. We would be in charge of everything except they had already chosen and written the songs. We were all given jobs; most of us will monitor the rehearsals and teach the songs to […]