Missing the Blue Tits? Have a look at four Kestrel chicks…

Hi all, We really enjoyed watching the journey of the Blue Tits from egg to fledgling; now that they have left the nest, The Mooney Show are showing a Kestrel nest with four chicks.  The nest is in a farm building somewhere in Co. Kildare and the chicks are expected to leave the nest in […]

Yummy cake!

A huge thank-you to Eve (Charlotte’s Mam – Siobhán’s Junior Infants) and Agnieszka ( Natalia’s Mam – Sacra’s Junior Infants) for the lovely cakes they brought in today to their class and the staff! We really enjoyed the yummy cakes and they were a perfect treat for the end of the year. We hope everyone enjoys the […]

Class Allocations for 2013 – 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian, I am writing to let you know that we have been given sanction for our posts for the 2013-2014 academic year.  A lot of factors go into the class allocation process, please find below details thus far: Junior infants –     Siobhán Fitzpatrick Junior infants –     Katie Price Senior infants –     Michael […]

Bottle Greenhouse – Almost there!

6th have worked fantastically hard over the last couple of weeks to help construct the bottle greenhouse. We’ve made great progress and have almost all the sides built.  Unfortunately the weather over the last couple of days has meant that we didn’t get it finished. We will get it finished as soon as we can […]

Thank you 5th Class

Here are some pictures of 5th class carrying out different science experiments this week. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the fifth class pupils for all their hardwork and commitment to this year. We have had a fantastic year and achieved so much. You should all be very proud of yourselves. […]

A huge Thank You!

A huge thank you to our Student Council who have been amazing ambassadors and a tremendous asset to our school this year. You organised some fantastic and fun events this year such as  Wear a Tie Day, Pyjama Day and Dress up Day along with being part of many more initiatives throughout the school. To […]

Copper Tuesday Games in First Class

First Class worked very hard this year collecting money in our  Copper Tuesday jar. Here are some of the lovely games we bought with the money. We have been  playing very nicely with our new games and we will take very special care of them so we will be able to enjoy them for a […]

Five Blue Tits waiting to fly!

Hi everyone, When we started watching the Blue Tit nest there were seven eggs. They all hatched but sadly only five chicks have survived – but these nestlings have grown big and strong and they are now very nearly ready to leave the nest. The Blue Tit parents have been so busy bringing food to […]

5th class

This week in our school, we were very busy preparing for our last week of school. Everyone was very excited about finishing school. On Wednesday, there were two big sport events going on for 5th and 6th class. At half past ten a girls’ basketball match started between Griffeen Valley E.T.N.S and our team, who […]

Floating and Sinking

The children in Junior Infants had great fun experimenting with different objects to see if they would float or sink in the water. The children made smart guesses first as to whether the objects would float or sink. Take a look at the photos below:   Have a lovely weekend, Sacra and Siobhan

Good Luck Niamh Doran and Kildare u14 ladies in the All Ireland

NETNS staff, children and school community would like to say a HUGE good luck to Niamh Doran, 6th class. Niamh along with her team mates on the Kildare u 14 ladies team will be playing in the All Ireland final tomorrow in Templemore against Cork. We are so proud of her and her achievement. We […]

Letters home this week 17/06/13 – 21/06/13

The following letters were sent home this week. All classes: Letter re Book Rental Scheme 4th class: HSE Vision screening form Reminder.. Booklists for the coming year are now available to download on the school website; if you require a paper copy, please contact Karina.

3D castles in the sky!

Well done to 4th class for their wonderful castles which were on display in the library for other classes to enjoy! Good job!                        

Thank You Janice!

First Class have been very lucky this year as we had a fantastic parent volunteer, Janice,  helping us with our reading.  Janice came to our class every Wednesday to read with us and she has really helped us to improve our reading. This week Janice very kindly presented each child with a  beautiful certificate and […]

Kildare Town AFC Summer Soccer Camps

KILDARE TOWN AFC SUMMER SOCCER CAMPS. Camps are open to boys and girls aged 6-14 and are on 8th-12th July and 19th-23rd August 2013 from 10.30-3.00 daily. Cost of Camp is 70euro and each child will receive a full playing kit, Football, Gym bag, Waterbottle and certificate.  Closing date for July camp is Monday 24th […]