Happy Holidays Fourth Class

Well done to all the boys and girls in fourth class on a great first term. Everyone has worked really hard and had fun too. Enjoy the well deserved rest everyone and we look forward to seeing all the smiling faces in the new year. Michael and Clara Below are some pictures of our most […]

NETNS Debate Success

Congratulations to the NETNS debate team who are now in the quarter final of the Kildare debating festival. The quarter final will take place in January with the motion “Children know how to use the internet safely”. NETNS will be opposing the motion. Well done Kate, Alex, Aaron, Síofra, Mea and Elliott- keep up the […]

Excite!!! We are excited!

We are very pleased to let you all know that one of our past pupils, Eve Murphy, has launched a new cookery book alongside her TY colleagues. It caters for all dietary requirements and needs and is cleverly separated into sections. Books are now available for €12 and 20% goes to Make a Wish Foundation. […]

Third Class Update

What a busy term. We have worked so hard during the last term; writing letters, reading our novel- we can’t wait to find out what happens to Adam in the new year, learning our times tables, dividing into equal groups, decimal fractions, all about the human body – bones and muscles, the food pyramid, to […]

The People’s Debate is coming to Newbridge

The People’s Debate, with Vincent Browne, will visit Newbridge on 4th January. “The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne aims to involve as many local people as possible around the country, not just TDs. Local people all around the country get to air their concerns and views and hold the local politicians to account on a […]

Hot chocolate reindeers!

We have been very busy in Third Class over the past few weeks. Brian the fireman paid our classes a visit and told us all about fire safety and the importance of having smoke detectors in our homes. He let us try on his fire jacket, hat and gloves. It was great fun! In English […]

The Gruffalo’s Child!

Its been a very busy couple of weeks in the school! We’ve been looking at the theme of ‘Winter’ in Aistear and  reading the book ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’. It was lots of fun reading about the Gruffalo’s Child and her journey to find the ‘Big Bad Mouse’!  We talked about our favourite characters and the […]

Winter Fair Visit

Decoration team work in rang a hAon

This week, we had to work together to figure out how to make a giant paper chain, with no open links as a whole class! It was really fun and not as hard as we thought! We just had to start off small in pairs first, then we joined our chain up in smaller groups […]

Visitors in First Class!

We have had a very busy few weeks in First class! Brian, a busy fireman, came in to speak to the children about fire safety. The children had a great time and got to try on some of Brian’s protective clothing. Mick, the cryptozoologist, also came in to speak to the class. He brought a […]

Peace Proms Poetry Competition

Peace Proms Poetry Competition is now up and running on our Peace Proms Website for participating schools. The Prize will be 5 Tickets for Family and Friends to the National Tour Concert of their choice. To enter, students should write a short poem using one of the following themes: 1. Peace 2. Harmony 3. Brave […]

Carpark safety reminder

It has again been brought to our attention that some parents/guardians are parking on the footpaths at collection and drop off time and by doing so children are being put at risk. Earlier in the year we sent home information about the Mobility Management Plan to all parents/guardians outlining the Car Park Guidelines and ask […]

Appeal for missing snowman!

To anyone who might have been in the vicinity of the foyer for the Winter Fair, last Thursday evening, the 12th of December: We have lost one of our Pom Pom snowmen!!! We really need your help to find him. He was last seen hanging from a peg with all of the other Pom Pom […]

Thank You, Library Helpers!

A huge thanks to all our brilliant library helpers for organising all the books in the library for all the children to enjoy. The books are now clearly labeled so that the children can select a suitable level and genre of book to enjoy. A special thanks to Simone who worked tirelessly sorting,  labeling and […]

Junior Infants Investigate

Last week, in Therese’s room, some of the children from Katie’s class had some interesting objects to examine…… To investigate the mystery blocks we used our senses to make observations. Fist, we looked carefully at the blocks and drew pictures of them. Then, we discussed how they looked; we observed that they were different colours […]