Panto DVDs now on sale!!!

The performance of “A Snow White Tale” in the Moat Theatre in Naas last February was a huge success and an experience enjoyed by all involved. We are delighted to inform you that a DVD copy of the performance will be available for purchase in the school. The price of the DVD is €10 per […]

Thanks Niamh!

All the girls and boys in fourth class would like to say ahuge thank you to Niamh Cunningham, who has come in and taught us the Respect programme this year. We learned so many valuable things about compromising and listening to each other. Today Niamh presented us with certificates to put in out Respect programme […]

Come support our footballers on Thursday… We’re in the final!

This Thursday (29th) our senior footballers will take on Brannockstown NS in the Cumann na mBunscol County Football Final at Moorefield GAA pitch. It is the school’s first time making it to the final and is a huge achievement for the NETNS team. We would really appreciate all the support we can get, so please […]

Junior Infants this week!

This week we’ve been practising addition to 5 in our workbooks. We also had links and cubes to add in class. Here’s a link to a fun game if you would like to practice at home. http://www.iboard.co.uk/iwb/Simple-Addition-Stories-721 We’re super excited about our school tour to Lullymore next Wednesday.  Let’s hope we get some sunshine for the […]

Write a Book Competition

Congratulations to 3rd and 4th class who participated in the Write a Book Competition. We wrote stories and then made books that went to another school in Kildare. The 3rd and 4th classes in those schools selected the winners. A special congratulations to the children who received rosettes.  

First Class School Tour to Imaginosity

  We had a fantastic day at Imaginosity on Tuesday, there were so many exciting things to play with and we had a lovely picnic afterwards. Well done to First Class for showing such lovely manners and playing so safely. Here are some pictures of the fun we had. (Click on the pictures to see […]

Forces

This week in science we were investigating forces. We were testing different materials; wood, cardboard, carpet, bubble wrap, to see which one the car moved the furthest over. The car traveled down the ramp and over the materials. Below are some pictures of us carrying out the experiment.

Freaky Facts!!!!

There are less grains of sand in the world than stars in the sky. A chameleon can change color in as fast as 20 seconds. The Earth spins at 67,000 miles per hour. The number forty is the only number to have it’s letters in ABC order. There are 31,556,926 seconds in a year. Jupiter […]

Minister Sherlock welcomes new report which places Ireland’s education system in 9th place globally

Minister of State with responsibility for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock T.D., has welcomed “The Learning Curve – Education and Skills for Life” report which was recently published by education company Pearson. This report places Ireland’s education system in 9th position in a new global table.  The 2014 report has taken “skills for life” as its […]

Newbridge Community Games Athletics

The Newbridge Community Games Area Athletic Finals will be held in Newbridge Athletic Track, Station Road – All children are invited to come and compete… St Brigid’s Area Final – Monday 26th at 6pm. St Conleth’s Area Final – Thursday 29th at 6pm

Dyslexia Association AGM

Please find below details of the Kildare Town Dyslexia Association AGM which will take place on 27th May in St Brigids Primary School at 6.30pm. Dyslexia Association AGM May 2014

Summer Art Camp Kilcullen

Below is information about an upcoming summer art camp that will be taking place in Kilcullen: Kilcullen Summer Art Camp 2014

Recycling Fundraiser.. Thank you!

NETNS PA would like to thank you for helping with our recent recycling fundraiser. We are delighted to inform you that we raised €343.  It is hoped that there will be another recycling fundraiser in October/November – we will keep you posted!

Scientists and photographers in Karen’s class

To take advantage of the beautiful weather today we picked up our pencils and our worksheets and headed out to the Cearnóg to find living and non-living things.  Working in pairs we recorded our findings and we took photographs to include in our reports.  See if you can work out from the photos if the […]

Inspired by Van Gogh

This week we learned all about the famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. We really enjoyed looking at and discussing some of his paintings especially “Starry Night” and “Sunflowers”. We made our own versions of these paintings and tried out Van Gogh’s technique using oil pastels.