The doors are open

After a lot of hard by a lot of dedicated people our library has re opened. its so tidy!! All the books are organised and we can’t wait to get stuck in. We were very lucky to be the first class to give it a trial run and it passed with flying colours.  Every class […]

That’s a Bernoulli

We are busy with our RDS primary science fair project. We have dedicated an hour on Wednesday to get as much done as we can in school. This week we built some paper airplanes. It’s not as easy as it looks. We will have some test flights soon. We also examined some of the theory […]

Fourth Class

This week fourth class had our second week of hockey, it was great fun. Michael’s class worked really hard on fantastic Roman projects (pictures to follow next week) and Clara’s class have been studying about Germany to create our own fact files. We even learned some German. We were learning about homelessness for the last […]

Counties of Ireland

Fifth class have produced a wonderful project on the counties of Ireland. Each pupil researched and wrote about one county. It includes facts such as the population, area, province, county town and Irish name. Geographical features and historical facts have been included about each county. We hope that it will be a valuable resource during […]

Amazing Artwork

This week second class completed an activity looking at different types of lines: vertical, horizontal and curved. First, using our rulers, we drew some lines across (horizontal) and down (vertical) on sheets of paper. Next we traced our hands to add the curved lines. We then traced over these with black marker and pointed out […]

Letters home this week 23/11/15 – 27/11/15

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: Folens Christmas Annuals Letter 2015 Siobhán’s 2nd class: Hand-foot-and-mouth-disease-letter-Nov-15 Sinéad’s senior infants: Letter re Sinéad senior infants 5th and 6th class: Swimming-letter-5th and 6th Nov-2015

Polar Explorers in Junior Infants

This week the Junior Infants came into class to find that the rockets had gone and the Role Play areas had instead been transformed into the South Pole! There were icebergs and snowdrifts galore! We read the book ‘Lost and Found’ about a penguin and a boy and their journey of friendship. We drew maps of […]

Bulbs and starry nights in rang a hAon

We planted mystery bulbs this week in rang a hAon! We don’t know what they are yet, Marie’s not sure either but we made a prediction about them. Some people think they might be hyacinths, some think they might be snowdrops, but most people think they are either tulips or daffodils. We can’t wait to find […]

Art in First Class!

The children have been busy getting some art pieces ready for the craft fair. We can’t wait for you to see them!  

Toning, Money and Times Tables

This week has been a very busy week in third class. In art this week we were toning colours, believe me it looks easier then it is. We are still reading our novel ‘Adam Starling’ poor Adam is having such a tough time at school. We will start planning our very own ‘Mythical Story’ next […]

Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Service The RC group would like to invite the NETNS school community to attend their annual Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 16th December at 6.30pm in Cill Mhuire Church, Ballymany, Newbridge with refreshments in the Halla Glas directly afterwards.

RC Classes for Senior Infants

RC Instruction classes for Senior Infants will commence this Thursday November 27th from 2.10-3.10pm. Please ensure your child has a completed registration form (which can be downloaded below) and fees. These will be collected during class. RCI Registration form 2015 The Advent term for Senior Infants comprises of 4 classes; November 27th, December 3rd, 10th […]

Winter Food Appeal

FOOD APPEAL 2015  In response to an appeal from local charities, there will be a collection point in the school foyer for food to be donated. The foods that are required are; Tinned fruit Tinned Vegetables Tinned meats Sweet treats Other schools are donating other food items. The food will be distributed to needy families in the Kildare […]

Young Adults Personal Development Workshop

Please find below details about a free one day workshop for teenagers and young adults being run in the Keadeen Hotel this Saturday: Goalgetters Eat4life flyer

NETNS PA Winter Shoebox Appeal

NETNS  Parents Association Winter Shoebox Appeal Shoeboxes for Homeless in Kildare & Dublin, more detailed information sheet This year NETNS PA are asking families to voluntarily fill a shoebox with items for the homeless in Kildare & Dublin. The boxes will go to three charities. There are thousands of people experiencing homelessness in Ireland this […]