Sensational Kids Annual Conference

Please find below details about the Sensational Kids Annual Conference which will take place on March 11th in Blanchardstown. All parents, guardians and professionals who work with and care for children with special educational needs are invited to attend. Sensational Kids Annual Conference March 2017

3rd Class Swimming

3rd class children will be commencing swimming lessons on Monday 6th March. The children in will be attending lessons in the Curragh Swimming Pool for one hour on Monday mornings.  The children will have 5 lessons which will cost €35 in total.  This includes transport to and from the pool by a bus fitted with […]

Community Games Swimming Competition

The date for the St Brigid’s Area swimming has been confirmed for Thursday, 16th March 2017 in the Curragh Pool. Registration: 6.30pm Competition starts: 7.00pm The date for the  St. Conleth’s Area swimming has been confirmed for Wednesday 8th March in The Spin Activity Pool on Station Road, Newbridge – previously Energie Gym Pool.       […]

This week in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

  This week in senior infants the class made some Valentines decorations. We used crepe paper, cut out heart shapes on card and added a little Valentine note. We also got a little love heart treat from Sinéad that day which was a nice surprise. We also dressed up for charity on Thursday to raise […]

Our Interpretation of Modern Art and Well Done to 5th Class in this Week’s Assembly

This week the children learned about the work of the artist Banksy, drew a piece of art that appealed to them and interpreted what this piece of art meant to them. Banksy is an anonymous graffiti artist. He is known as a political activist and uses his art to give his opinion on events that are happening […]

Amy’s 3rd Class – Week 6

In Maths we started to learn about Division this week. On Tuesday, it was Valentine’s Day and we made cartaí Gaeilge to celebrate Lá San Vailintín. For our P.E. lesson we completed a gymnastics round with forward and sideways rolls, cartwheels, balancing benches, handstands, cartwheels and climbing – super fun! We also decorated our classroom […]

Writers of the Week

Comhghairdeas to our writers of the week in Senior Infants!

Aistear: Light and Dark

This week in Aistear we were learning about light from the sun and investigating sound. We made shakers but before we did we had to guess would the materials make a loud or quiet sound. We made fabric crafts and labelled them ‘as Gaeilge’ with ‘geansaí’ agus ‘gúna’ srl. We investigated objects to find what […]

Kissing Goodbye to MS

The Student council would like to say a huge thank you to the whole NETNS community for the huge support for our MS fundraiser and awareness day. We raised over seven hundred euro for MS Ireland!! The children made such a huge effort dressing up, making banners and learning about MS. It has been incredible […]

Welcome to the new Green Schools Committee and Poster Competition results!

We would like to introduce the new Green Schools Committee for 2017. They are; Ciara, Eve, Rosie, Matthew, Jamie, Róisín, Charlie, Dorothy,  Erica, Seán, Rapheal, Anais, Clara, Sam, Tom, Chen, Hannah,  Jessie, Tiaran, , Lily, Jade and Mia.     We are looking forward to getting our 3rd flag (water flag) and learning all about how to take care of our environment. We would  like to thank everyone who took part in the Green […]

GAA skills challenge – Thank you Moorefield GAA!

This week the infant classes participated in a Fun GAA Skills Challenge which was organised and run by Moorefield GAA Club.  It was aimed at introducing children in all Junior and Senior Infants classes in NETNS to GAA skills in a fun environment. Moorefield GAA would like to invite the children who participated to a […]

Aoife comes to visit First Class!

Aoife, a dental nurse, came to visit us this week. She reminded us how important it is to take good care of our teeth and gums. Here are some of the tips she shared with us: Everyone should change their toothbrush each season. A pea-sized amount of toothpaste is enough to use on your toothbrush. […]

Letters home this week 13/2/17 – 17/2/17

There were no letters sent home this week.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

Please find attached details of Art Competition that is open to children aged 15 and under. Toyota Art Competition Feb 2017

Congratulations to the NETNS Chess Team

Congratulations to the NETNS Chess Team for doing so well in this years Kildare Chess League. They were fantastic representatives for the school during all their matches and we are all very proud of them here at NETNS. Well done on your fantastic achievement