Reminder Lions Club Fun Walk Sun 4th Oct

This year’s Lions Club Charity Fun Walk will take place on Sunday 4th October.  It is a great opportunity to raise funds for both the Lions Club in our area and our school. This will be one of our main fundraisers for the year as 70% of funds raised by our walkers will be returned to us […]

Hard working Senior Infants…

This week we have been learning about patterns in maths.  We know that if we want to extend any pattern we must repeat it.  Having looked at different types of patterns using shapes and colours we then set about making our own patterns using the pegboards.  Some of us used up to four colours in […]

Letters home this week 21/9/15 – 25/9/15

The following letter was sent home this week: All classes: Stand Up for Primary Education letter Sept 2015

Another busy week in rang a hAon!

This week we learned that there are 7 continents! We also learned about the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans!. We drew our own map of the world free-hand and found that it’s a lot harder to draw than you think! We also used the artist’s chair to talk about our portraits that we painted of […]

Fionn and the Dragon in First Class!

This week, First class have been learning about the story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the Dragon. After reading the story, we got into groups and acted out the story for the rest of the class. We also spoke about what we thought the dragon might look like. Then everyone got to design and create […]

Nocturnal Animals

This week in Aistear we have been learning about autumn and nocturnal animals. Nocturnal animals are animals that prefer to come out during the night time. Some nocturnal animals can be seen during the day, others spend the whole day resting or sleeping. Foxes, badgers, hedgehogs and owls are some of the animals we have […]

Patrician Secondary School Admissions and Open Night

Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge – Application Forms for Academic Year 2016-2017 will be available for collection from Patrician Secondary School Office from 10 a.m on Monday 28th September, 2015. Closing date for receipt of completed Application Forms is 4 p.m. on Friday 23rd October 2015. Open Night will take place on Tuesday 29th September 2015 […]

Investigating habitats

This week we have been learning all about habitats in SESE. On Wednesday we went outside to do some fieldwork. We found lots of interesting mini-beasts in our local environment. We had such a great time!  😀    

Wonderful writing in 2nd

After designing and creating our dream homes and dream rooms last week we decided to write about them this week! We are practising our very best writing and working on different things like finger spaces, capital letters and punctuation. Isabelle and Joshua typed what they wrote about their dream space: This week we thought of […]

NETNS PA Recycling Fundraiser

We need your support to raise much needed funds for our school.  This is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes for free and in the process support NETNS.  Clear out your cupboards during the mid-term break. Please bring all items to the Halla Glas on the following dates: Thursday 5th November and Friday 6th November […]

Open Day at Newtown College

Please find below details regarding an Open Information Morning at Newtown College, Waterford for boarding students for entry in September 2016. Invitation to Boarding Information Morning – 3 Oct 15

Free Talks for Parents and Guardians

Parents: Practical and Positive Supports Programme for October This series of Parenting Talks has been organised by Kildare Library Service in partnership with HSE Primary Care Psychology Team and Mental Health Ireland and is funded by Kildare County Council. Attendance at all of the events is free of charge and open to everyone but advance […]

News from Fifth

Over the past week we have …. Made paintings in response to the work of Wassily Kandinsky ( 1866-1944) #   Participate in an Irish drama, ‘An Bialann’.                                                       […]

Old vs new

Last week we had our first project of the year. Peter asked us to research old schools or retro schools and newer schools. We had great fun with history last week. We presented our work over two days.   It was great to see all the hard work we put into it. Some people made […]

5th and 6th Class Vision Screening

NETNS received the following communication from the Director of Public Health Nursing today, 21st September 2015: “We have received instruction from Dr. Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director dated 8th September 2015 in relation to school screening. The instruction is as follows: The Review Group has advised that all routine fifth/sixth class screening including the colour […]