Fourth Class Visit to the Military Museum

For the last few weeks fourth class loved learning about the Irish civil war and were particularly interested in the Gibbet Rath massacre, which happened on the Curragh. It was so interesting to learn about such fascinating history in our local environment. As we were so interested in the local history we decided to visit […]

5th Class News

It has been a very exciting week in 5th class. Emma Cunningham visited the class to speak about our Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Everyone has been assigned to their project team. There are fives teams: marketing, design and production, sales, finance and storytelling. Sean won the Spelling Bee competition. Cillian, Fionn and Kate were elected to the […]

Educate Together AGM

Please find below details in respect of Educate Together’s Annual General Meeting which will be held on Saturday 23rd May in Portlaoise ETNS. Educate Together AGM 2015

Keeping fit and healthy in Junior Infants

This week in Junior Infants we  looked at the topic of ‘exercise’ in Aistear. We explored what we knew and what we wanted to learn about exercise and keeping healthy through a discussion and then took part in lots of fun activities to learn about keeping fit through exercise. There were different areas set up […]

Green Schools Water Poster Competition

Green Schools  is an  environmental education programme and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment. Children at N.E.T.N.S. have worked very hard over  previous years to earn two Green Flags on the themes of ‘Energy‘ and ‘Litter and Waste’.  We are now working towards our third flag, which is on […]

Newbridge Community Games

Newbridge Community Games art and model making competition taking place – please find further details below: Newbridge Community Games Art and Model Making Competition (1)   Also, please find below application form in relation to other events which should be returned to the school asap: Newbridge Community Games application form 2015

WEEE lreland Recycling in Kildare

WEEE Ireland are holding 2 free recycling events  in Kildare on Saturday 28 th February , in association with Kildare County Council . 1. Tesco in Naas Extra Monread Road 10am – 4 pm 2. Tesco in Kildare town 10am – 4pm For more information log on to

Athgarvan GAA Club Training

ATHGARVAN GAA CLUB Serving the Athgarvan Community since 1889 INVITES YOUR SUPPORT & Participation Underage Football and Hurling Academy season recommences on Saturday, 7 March @ 10.30am on Club pitch – next to Athgarvan National School. All are welcome and we looking forward to meeting both new and returning boys and girls.     Juvenile Training […]

Letters home this week 23/2/15 – 27/2/15

The following letters were sent home this week: 4th class: 4th class letter – Curragh Museum 6th class: 6th class debate permission letter  6th class Quiz permission letter  6th class Spelling Bee permission letter Basketball teams: Basketball letter 2015 (2) Green Schools: Green School Water Forum letter Feb 15

NETNS PA Meeting – All welcome

Reminder that NETNS PA meeting will take place this Thursday (26th) at 8pm in the school.  All parents and guardians are invited to attend.

Busy with pink, purple and reds

This week in first class we’ve been making valentine cards for the people who mean the  most to us. It’s a nice way to let them know how much we care. Have a look at how busy we were….

A Jam Packed Week

This week we have been so busy in fourth class finishing off all our work before the mid-term break. We had loads of fun finishing our paper mache minions in art. We also had a chance to present our science projects based on the planets (which were so impressive). We learned about the Chinese New […]

6th class swimming

6th class will resume swimming on Monday 23rd February.

Letters home this week

Letters home this week: There were no letters home this week from the school Newbridge Community Games sent home forms to children in 1st – 6th class which can be obtained from the school foyer.  

A huge thank you from The Student Council

  The Student Council would like to thank everybody for donating to the collection “Yard Toys and Games”. At the moment we are busy sorting the toys we have received and ordering some new toys with the money donated. We will be sure to take some pictures  when we have the yard toys up and […]