Busy week in Marie’s class

We’ve been so busy in rang a hAon this week! We’ve been working hard on our creations for the Winter fair and we also planted our mystery bulbs. We’re not sure what they might grow into but we’re having fun making predictions! We had a very interesting visit from Fireman Brian who taught us all […]

The Great Explorer

This week in Junior Infants we were reading a brilliant book by Chris Judge called ‘The Great Explorer’. It helped us learn all about the North Pole, igloos, Winter and keeping warm! We built igloos and ice castles. We designed outfits for the Winter and as well as that we tried out a very cool […]

Volcanoes and WWII in Fourth Class

In fourth class we have been learning about volcanoes in science and some people even made their own volcanoes to erupt in the classroom. In history we are nearly finished our projects on WWII, which we are really enjoying and love learning about. Here are some pictures of our WWII projects and our erupting volcanoes.

Exciting times in Natalie’s room!

This week in Natalie’s room we have been reading an Aesop fable called ‘The Lion and the Mouse.’ We really enjoyed this story and completed lots of activities based on it, we made our own story boards where we retold the story in our own words, some of us even presented our projects to our […]

5th class news

This week in fifth class a fire fighter named Brian came into our class, to talk about fire safety. We all had lots of fun trying on his fire fighter uniform such as his helmet, jacket and gloves. He told us to be careful around candles since there are a lot around Christmas time. He […]

Underwater Cities

    This week in Karen’s class we have been learning all about underwater cities. Did you know that there is an underwater city suspected in Cuba? Also, that Japan are in talks to build an underwater city that is estimated to cost £16bn? We will have more facts and figures next week.  From Oscar […]

Pine cone appeal!

As we are gearing up for our Winter Fair, Senior Infants are sending out this appeal for pine cones!  We can’t let the cat out of the bag at this point but all will be revealed on the day of the Winter Fair…  We are looking for pine cones that are open and roughly the […]

Letters home this week 24/11/14 – 28/11/14

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: NETNS PA Newsletter Winter Fair Nov 14 6th class: Swimming letter 6th class Nov 2014 1st class: Letter to 1st class support  

Embroidery Crafts

The children have been busy the last couple of weeks learning a variety of different embroidery stitches. Now that they know a few they’re going to create a winter craft. Keep your eyes on the website to see our final pieces.  

NETNS International Winter Fair

NETNS International Winter Fair Tuesday December 9th On Tuesday 9th December from 6 to 9, the school as a community will be coming together to host our first International Winter Fair. As it is the first of what will hopefully be an annual event there may be some issues on the night, so we hope […]

Food and Toy Appeal 2014

In response to an appeal from local charities, there will be a collection point in the school foyer for perishable goods and toys to be donated. The toys and food will be distributed to needy families in the Kildare and Newbridge areas. If you would like to contribute to these causes please note the collection point […]

Christmas Carol Service

The annual Christmas Carol Service will take place Thursday 4th December  at 6.30pm in St Brigids Church, The Curragh. We would like to invite the NETNS school community to attend the Carol service and to join us in the Halla Glas for refreshments directly afterwards. Practice for the Christmas Carol service for children who attend […]

Classroom visitors

Over the last two weeks we had some great visitors into the classroom. Last week we had a real life Fireman. He told us all about fire safety and told us some really cool stories. We heard a very funny story about a cat running up a tree. Fireman Brian brought in his uniform and […]

Ancient Greece

We’ve been learning about Ancient Greece in history and worked in groups to make projects to present to the class. We researched warriors, home life, Greek gods, Greek rule and daily life.  

Project time in 6th

Hi everyone,   This week in 6th class we did loads. We had two basketball matches, made clay candle holders in art which we hope to paint next week and we did our projects on the Egyptians. For these projects we decided to split into five groups and focus on five different areas of Egyptian […]