Fun in Fourth

This week in fourth we have been having loads of fun. For drama on Monday we took advantage of the sunshine and did our performances outside in the sunshine. For SPHE we created unique family crests, which turned out really well. Book week was great fun, we got loads of DEAR time and made our […]

Book Worms for Book Week in Senior Infants!

For Book Week, senior infants started the week off with a visit to the school book fair. In class, senior infants are reading the novel ‘The B.F.G’ by Roald Dahl. We did many book related activities this week including; Book show and tell, making zig zag story books about our novel and we finished up […]

Dress up day in 2nd class!

2nd really enjoyed book week this week, especially getting to buy new books from the book fair and read them during DEAR time! We made a great effort for dress up day today. We had superheroes, jockeys, warriors and princesses along with lots more! Take a look at us dressed up:     Have a lovely […]

This week in 5th class!

On Monday in 5th class we practised for our chess tournament, it was great fun. On Tuesday we did construction it was a mix of art and science.We experimented to see how our figures would change direction and bounce up and down.This happened because we added more or less circles . On Wednesday we played the […]

Junior Infants Care About Animals!

We have had a great week in Junior Infants. Our Aistear theme was The Vet Clinic so we have enjoyed learning all about how to care for animals, large and small! We constructed our own animals, created Lost Pet posters and built our very own small world vet clinics. We also really enjoyed exploring our […]

First Class Stomping it out with Sarah

We had an absolutely brilliant time this week! Sara (Ruby’s Mum) came in and took both of our classes for a Rhythm and Stomp lesson in the Halla. It was fantastic! We loved every second of it and discovered that we are all really good dancers!! Thank you so much Sara! Have a look a […]

Newbridge Yarn Bomb… get involved!!

Newbridge Educate Together have been invited to participate in a “Yarn Bomb” in the Linear Park in Newbridge.  This will take place in June and the idea is that groups from around the Newbridge area will produce colourful woollen pieces to decorate the park. We are looking for volunteers who may be interested in joining […]

Letters home this week 25/4/16 – 29/4/16

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: Volunteers Sports Day letter 2016 All classes: Yarn Bomb letter April 16 1st class: RSE Letter 1st 2016 2nd class: School tour 2016 letter second class 3rd class: 3rd class RSE Letter 2016 School tour letter 2016 3rd class 4th class: RSE letter – 4th class  

Free Talks for Parents/Guardians in Kildare

Let’s Talk about Parenting This year long series of free Parenting Talks has been organised by Kildare Library Service with support from the following agencies and organisations: HSE Primary Care Psychology Team,TUSLA Child and Family Agency, Mental Health Ireland, Public Health Nurse HSE, Pieta House, An Garda Síochána and is funded by Kildare County Council. […]

Nuclear History – Essay, Poem and Drawing Competition

2016 is a very important year for us all as it is the centenary year of the 1916 Easter Rising. But it is also the 30th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster, an event whose impact still lives on for the people of Ukraine. To mark this occasion, the Department of Education in partnership with The Greater Chernobyl Cause […]

Thank you NETNS Muckers!

Many thanks to Siobhan and Elaine from the NETNS Muckers who presented a cheque for €5972.80 to Sean Hall (Chairperson NETNS Board of Management) and Eibhlin Newell (Deputy Principal) at the Open Evening last week. Many thanks to the parents, guardians, friend and staff of NETNS who braved the elements in March to take part […]

School Transport Closing Date

School Transport Applications for 2016–17 Bus Éireann’s on-line application system for school transport is now open for the 2016–17 school year.The closing date for applications is 29 April 2016Apply on-line here. More information can be found here.

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day everyone! This week senior infants continued exploring forces and magnets. The students had fun playing a magnet maze, making fridge magnets and investigating the forces, push and pull. The class also discussed the importance of helping the environment and ways that we can all do our bit within the home and in […]

Tourism Ireland

Fourth class have been learning about the benefits of tourism for the Irish economy. We looked at the work of Tourism Ireland, an organisation which promotes Ireland abroad. The class were given specific criteria and had to make posters for Tourism Ireland. Have a look at some of our wonderful work below.

Scéal Gaeilge

We have been working really hard the past two weeks in Irish. We each wrote our very own story ‘as Gaeilge’. We started by completing a plean- ‘Tús, lár le fadhb agus críoch’. We then drafted our story and edited them. Finally we published them. This was a very challenging task and everybody worked so […]