NETNS Afterschool Panto Club

It’s time to light the lights…. It’s time to get things started……… We are delighted to announce the formation of the NETNS Afterschool Panto Club.  We are a volunteer, non-profit making club formed to celebrate NETNS children’s talents (even talents they don’t know they have!) The NETNS Afterschool Panto Club is all about the children.  […]

The Ups and Downs of Parenting… and Introductory Evening Presentation

The “Inspire to Achieve” Parenting Programme invite parents and guardians of primary school children to attend an introductory evening presentation about the Ups and Downs of Parenting this Thursday (2nd May) at 7pm in Newhall, Naas.  Admission fee is €10 per person payable on the night and refreshments will be provided. This evening will cover […]

Walks and Talks in sixth

Hi everybody, another busy week was had by all in sixth this week. We had a man named Declan Keogh into our class this week to talk to us about road safety. he gave us some great advice about crossing the road, cycling, wearing safety belts, etc. Everything he said made perfect sense and some […]

One super rocket video!

>Over the last few weeks, Aidan and I have been building a super rocket. Aidan called it the A-17.    We had to work really hard to build it. First we had to design it and think about how it would work, then we to find the right materials and had to build it. We […]

Junior Achievement in Senior Infants

This week in Senior Infants we had some very exciting visitors to our classes. Lisa and Joanna came in to work with us for our Junior Achievement project. We got to listen to a lovely story about a boy who helps his Aunt and Uncle on the farm and then swaps and trades produce from […]


Here are some of the children in 5th class sharing their career projects with some of the children from 2nd class. 

News from the Junior Infants!

This week in Junior Infants we have been learning two new sounds from the Jolly Phonics programme. The first sound we looked at was “oi”. The children worked really well together and thought of some words that had the “oi” sound, such as oil, oink, point, coin and boil. The next sound we learnt was […]

Summer Camps…

Hard to believe that it is nearly that time of the year again but there is information about various summer camps taking place this year in the area available for parents / guardians in the school foyer.  Please feel free to drop in and have a browse or pick up some flyers / information.

CAINT – Speech Therapy Summer Groups

Caint Speech Therapy are now offering group therapy sessions during the summer.  Caint Speech Therapy are a well established experienced practice that offer quality intervention to children with speech, language and literacy difficulties. Their group sessions are limited to small numbers to ensure that your child receives the appropriate intervention and maximizes on gains from […]

Letters home this week 22/4/13 – 26/4/13

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: Letter re Sports Fun Day and volunteer slip Senior infants: Letter re Junior Achievement and consent form 1st Class: Tour letter, swimming letter and information 2nd Class: Tour letter 3rd Class: Tour letter 4th Class: Tour letter 5th Class: Go Racing letter Copies may be […]

Séan Mór and the Little People

As a class reader, we have been reading Séan Mór and the little people. It is an Irish legend. It was a challenging book to read because it had lots of big new words in it to learn but we did great!! We really enjoyed the story! Have a listen to a clip of us read!! […]

Scrunching Paper!

This week in art we made some beautiful pictures from scrunching paper. First of all we took rubbings from all sort of places in the class to create interesting patterns like shoe prints, border prints, tiles, chairs and tables…etc. Then we just scrunched up the paper in a ball! After which the paper became nice […]

Green Flag Success

We are delighted to inform you that our application for renewal of our International Green Flag has been successful! An Taisce contacted the school this week to inform us that they had no hesitation in making their decision to award us our second Green Flag. They were extremly impressed with the hard work and committement […]

Coil Pots

The Lady With The Lamp

This week we have been learning about Florence Nightingale in History. Florence wanted to help sick and injured people so she became a nurse. When there was a war in Crimea, Florence went to work in Scutari hospital helping soldiers who were sick or wounded. She realised that the hospital was very a dirty place […]