Second Level Educate Together in Kildare – Public Meeting

Campaign for a Second Level Educate Together in Kildare South Public Meeting – 7th May at 8pm   All are welcome –  mark your diaries. Come & find out more about the ongoing campaign for a Second Level Educate Together School in South Kildare, organised by parents in the area. The meeting will be attended […]

Free Stress Control Classes for Adults

Below is information about Stress Control classes for adults in Newbridge.  They will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:15pm in the Newbridge library for 6 classes and classes are open to anyone to attend. Flyer with further information: Stress Control Poster – Newbridge – Spring 15 Please contact the library to register interest. Session 1: Learning about stress Session 2: Controlling […]

Junior Entrepreneurs Return of Investment!

As part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme the pupils in fifth class invested their own money to cover the cost of production and materials. The programme was so successful the pupils received their investment back and the class are currently in the process of deciding how to use the profits generated.

Fun reading times in Karen’s class

We would like to say a big “thank you” to Carol who came in to read two stories to us this morning.  Carol read Stuck and Incredible Book Eating Boy both written by Oliver Jeffers.  We really enjoyed listening to the stories and seeing the pictures.  Why not ask the children a little bit about these stories? […]


These past few weeks, we have been learning about intelligent, creative and unique artists. This is why we picked Pablo Picasso, and his cubist style of painting for our studies in 2nd Class. The children enjoyed learning about this child genius artist with an unusual and even funny style of painting. Some fantastic course work […]

Spelling Bee’s – 5 in a row.

Our weekly spelling test is now in its 28th week. Every fifth week, we check our tests, and see who has received five in a row of correct answers, and for the 25th week, the following people received the accolade and a cert to compliment this achievement; Ellen, Malaika, Jack, David, Sam, Chloe, Eleanor, Holly, […]

2nd Class – Kandinsky

In the past few weeks, we have been learning about a very famous artist called Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky was an extraordinary artist whose work was deemed extremely abstract. The children really enjoyed learning all about this Russian painter, and created some incredible work of their own based on this theme.

10..9..8..7..6..5..4..3..2..Blast Off!

We love learning about space. This week we learned that there was a big space race between two countries. They even sent animals into space to see if it was safe. I hope Peter never sends Freddy into space.In science we got to build a rocket. Don’t worry it was safe. We just needed a […]

Gaelbhratach ag NETNS

Míle buíochas do gach duine a bhi páirteach ar son an Gaelbhratach a bhaint amach.  Tá áthas an domhain orainn ar scoil toisc go bhfuil an brat againn anois.  Chuaigh ochtar daltaí, Denise agus Karen A go dtí McKee Barracks i mBaile Átha Cliath agus bhuail beirt acu, Mea agus Shane, leis an Taoiseach, Enda […]

Division with Remainders

In 3rd class this week we have been learning to divide with remainders. We all know that when we are dividing we are splitting items into equal groups. Here is a division problem, see if you can work out the answer:   The 3rd class teacher is bringing 29 children on a school tour.  The […]

Learning about farms in Junior Infants

In Junior Infants we have been learning about farms for a second week. In Aistear we looked at the different machines on the farm and talked about why it is very important to make sure you are safe if you live on or visit a farm. In the role play area we bought and sold […]

U-10’s going strong!!

N.E.T.N.S had their second u-10’s game today against St. Conleth’s. They had a great win and played brilliantly together as a team and represented the school very well. Well done, keep up the great work!!!   Happy faces after the win!!!!

It’s all about the money!

This week in Senior Infants we have been learning about money.  We learned that not all countries use the same money and even within Europe not everyone uses the Euro. The children learned about the eight different coins that we use – can you name them?  They also practised combining coins to make different values. […]

A letter from Africa!

A few weeks ago we had a very special visitor in Rang a hAon named Gerry. He is Daniel’s Grandad and he works for a charity who helps boys and girls in Africa. Gerry had been into us before the Christmas and had spoken to us about the difference in our lives and we were […]

Second Level Educate Together in South Kildare

Would you be interested in your child attending a Second Level Educate Together in this area in the future? Collecting Expressions of Interest from parents is one of the most important methods by which we can demonstrate, to the Dept. of Education, the level of parental demand for an Educate Together Second-Level School in Kildare […]