Bright Sparks in Senior Infants

Welcome back everyone after the Spring break. I hope everyone had a lovely break. In senior infants this week we started a new topic in Aistear: “Electricity”. We discussed the different types of energy; movement energy, light energy, heat energy and solar energy. We discussed what electricity is and what items in the home and […]

Sign Up After School Activities April 17

After school consent form april 17 *If possible please print off and return consent form on the first day of the activity. Teachers will distribute consent forms on the first day of the activity.   Tuesday   Indoor and Outdoor Sculpture, Elaine, 4th – 6th http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844afad22a7fd0-outdoor   Hip hop/Jazz Dance, Fiona and Ruth, 1st – […]

We’re Back! 24th – 28th April

It’s great to be back! This week we had a brilliant visit from Ursula, a lady from Zeeko who taught us all about internet safety and the importance of having a Chat Buddy. We learnt about the Normans in Ireland, stencil printing and we put a huge effort into logical thinking this week as we […]

Éadaí, Circuits and Tin whistle in Ruth’s 5th class

This week in 5th class we learned lots of phrases based on the section ‘Éadaí’. On Friday we used these phrases to play different roles in Dráma Gaeilge. We really enjoyed playing roles such as  ‘an custaiméir’ and ‘an airgeadóir’ when buying items from ‘An Siopa Éadaí’ On Friday we finished our range of athletics […]

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 1

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 1 We had another great week in second class. In Irish we learnt the answer to the question ‘did you do your homework last night?’. Luckily for me the answer most of the time is ‘Rinne mé mo obair bhaile aréir’. In English we learnt that sometimes we put […]

Pets and Vets!

This week in Junior Infants we’ve been looking at pets and how to look after animals. We talked about the types of animals people keep as pets and what kinds of pets some of us have at home. It was lovely to hear so many of the junior infants tell us about the animals they […]

Zeeko internet awareness in Rang a Sé

This week in sixth class we had Ursula from Zeeko visit us and teach us all about appropriate use of the Internet. We learned about the effect of blue light on our brains if we spend too much time on our screens especially just before we go to sleep. Did you know that your brain […]

Letters home this week 24/4/17 – 28/4/17

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: Book Week Book Fair Letter April 2017 5th class: 5th Class Tour letter 2017 1st – 6th class: After-school_letter_April 2017  

One Day Autism Spectrum Conference 2017

ONE DAY MAKING A DIFFERENCE AUTISM SPECTRUM CONFERENCE MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY PRESENTERS: PETER VERMEULEN & JOANNE DOUGLAS FRIDAY 12TH MAY 9.30 – 2.00. GRAND CANAL HOTEL, GRAND CANEL STREET DUBLIN 2 LOCATED JUST BESIDE GRAND CANAL DOCK DART (TRAIN) STATION, 3-MINUTE WALK We are delighted to have as our keynote speaker   Dr. Peter Vermeulen is an educationalist who […]

After School Activities

Starting on Tuesday the 2nd of May NETNS will again be offering a selection of after-school activities. Activities will take place from 2.10pm – 3.10pm. Activities will run for 6 weeks. The sign up system will be online only. If you would like your child to participate in an activity visit our school website at […]

Children’s Gymnastics at NETNS

Please find below details about new Gymnastics classes which will be commencing in NETNS Halla on Friday 28th April. For further information, contact Rene Rice: 085 2346303 or email: renerice70@gmail.com     gym classes- Newbridge Educate Together National School- Rene

IMPORTANT Information re. School Transport 2017-18

Please find below details in relation to school transport for the coming year. Please note that the closing date for applications to Bus Éireann is Friday 5th May. School Transport Provision 2017-18 Bus Éireann School Transport Offices Contact Details  

Free Special Needs Talks for parents, carers and teachers

TTT Events for April, May & June 2017 This series of TTT talks and workshops has been organised by Kildare Library Service as part of our Toys, Technology and Training Project and is funded by Kildare County Council. Attendance at all of the events is free of charge and open to everyone but advance booking is required. […]

Busy Week for Senior Infants

What a week it has been in senior infants! The class were busy getting ready for the ‘Open Night’ and finishing up on the topic of money with some fun shopping games. We painted our cupcakes with beautiful colours in time for the Open Night for our class bakery. On Thursday we were invited to […]

Easter Week in Amy’s Class

This week we continued to work at our Siopa Éadaí – fantastic effort from everybody! In Maths, we discussed symmetry and we analysed all of the symmetrical shapes in our classroom. We really got stuck into our class novel, ‘Adam’s Starling’ this week, with the children taking on the roles of Leader, Questioner, Summariser, Clarifier […]