Show me the money

For the last 3 weeks we have worked hard learning about money. This was one of our favourite topics in maths. All though Peter didn’t give us any real money we had plenty of toy money to practice with. Today instead of using books we set up a shop in our classroom. We all had […]

Writing Checklist

This week my 5th Class group have been busy making a display for my room. We have come up with reminders that everyone needs before and after writing and we are working on making a clear and attractive display of the reminders for the wall. In small groups we brainstormed what children can forget when […]

Pushes, Pulls and Twists Continued

Cross Country Relay

Pupils from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class represented Newbridge ETNS at a cross country relay competition on Wednesday last in Celbridge Athletics Club. NETNS participated in each of the 4 x 600m relays.  Congratulations to all of the teams and especially the 5th and 6th class boys team that took home bronze. The event […]

Classroom cinema!

As part of our reward system we have been earning paper chains as a whole class for things like manners, respecting and helping others, receiving compliments. It has reached the floor again for the third time and this time we decided to have an inclass cinema! We watched the Lego Movie and Denise brought us […]

Solar system projects

Hi everyone, Dean and Siofra here (students of the week) This week in science we have been making projects on planets. Did you know that one of the biggest storms ever recorded was on Neptune in 1989? It lasted 5 years and was called the great dark spot. Next week we will put up some […]

Pushes and pulls and twists!

This week in Junior Infants we have been looking at forces. We talked about pushes and pulls and even twisting forces.  In Aistear we played with toys that needed pushing or pulling, shaped and changed mala with tools, made rockets from paper and straws and also made pull along toys from recycled card and bottle […]

Letters home this week 26/1/15 – 30/1/15

The following letter was sent home this week: All classes: Student Council letter re sports equip Jn 15

Peace Proms

We are looking forward to a great day at the Peace Proms on Saturday and we would like to say well done to all the children who have been practising and rehearsing over the last couple of months.  Thank you to the parents and guardians who have offered lifts to the venue on Saturday, your […]

Stitch Craft Classes at NETNS

Join Elina for a Vibrant, Lively and Creative Tuesday Stitch Craft Classes at NETNS Starting Tuesday, 3rd February From 2.10pm- 3.30pm   Create your own wearable accessories. Explore crochet, knitting, stitching and learn new skills all whilst having fun.   Phone: 0876154080 Facebook: MyArtMyWay  

Panto Opening Night is approaching

We at Panto Club are so excited that our curtain goes up on Thursday night at 7pm in the Moat Theatre in Naas. We are all really looking forward to performing “A Peter Pan Tale” for everyone. We have now sold out two nights for our performances – Friday and Saturday – so anyone who […]

Congratulations Kate!

Well done to Kate in 5th class who was one of the winners of the Newbridge Panto Art Competition.  Kate’s entry was the winning entry from NETNS and has been published in the programme for this year’s Panto Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Below is a picture of the winners and some of the cast […]

Keys found

A set of keys were found in the car park area this morning.  If they are yours, please contact the school office.  

Grandmother’s medicine and zoo visit

We’ve been reading George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl in first class and we absolutely love it! We’re not quite finished yet, but we’ve been thinking a lot about the characters and this week we used pastels to show how we each think Grandmother looks.  The results are all very different, but almost everyone gave […]

What happens to teeth when…

We decided to have an experiment to see what happens to teeth when we don’t brush and when we drink certain drinks, but we didn’t use our own teeth! We used some eggs and left them in different types of drinks for a week to see what would happen to them. The results shocked us! […]