Hurling History Makers!!

31st of May saw history being made for NETNS on the fields of Moorefield GAA in glorious sunshine. A hurling team was formed. The first team to ever represent the school competitively I believe, in a blitz that was excellently organised and one which the children enjoyed immensely. Four games were played with full participation […]

NETNS Fun Sports Day

Sports Fun Day is taking place this Wednesday 7th of June.  We have a fun packed day planned… with a few surprises also! Please note: Children should be brought to school as normal at 8.30am.    In order that the children enjoy all of the activities on the day, we are asking that the infants […]

Fun in Dún na nGall for Rang a Sé

We all survived and loved every second of the Gaeltacht! Have a look at some photos of us over the week:

Water Colours and Area in Amy’s 3rd

This week we worked tremendously hard on the topic of Area in Maths. Using many different units of measurement, we found the area of our classroom, our desks and the school corridor using items such as copies and rulers. Seriously good work! In Art, we drew ‘Fall off the Page’ flowers inspired by the American […]

Senior Infants Assembly

Well done to the two Senior Infant classes who took part in a great assembly. We shared what we have been learning about food groups, healthy eating and exercise. The two classes performed a song with actions called ‘Food Groups are Rockin’ Tonight and then got the audience up exercising by playing Simon Says. Have […]

Staying fit and Healthy in Junior Infants

What a super week in junior infants. In maths we are learning all about money. In Aistear we have been looking at healthy living, we know that it is very important to keep both our body and mind healthy. We really enjoyed ‘chill out’ time this week.

NETNS International Cuisine Night 2017

NETNS International Cuisine Night will be held in the foyer on Wednesday 7th June at 5.30pm-7.00pm  We are very excited to be holding an International Cuisine Night in the school this June. We would really appreciate your help with this event and as such we are looking for volunteers to cook dishes from around the […]

Brilliant fun in Dunmore East

On Wednesday both our fifth classes went on our school tour to Dunmore East Adventure Centre in County Waterford. It was an absolutely fantastic experience! We got to do activities such as archery, caving, rock climbing, pedal boating and kayaking. The childrens’ favourite activity by far was the wibit wipeout course on the water. Here […]

Letters home this week 22/5/17 – 26/5/17

The following letters were sent home this week: All Classes: International Cuisine Evening 2017 After school Fabric Craft Class: fabric craft letter 5th and 6th Class: 5th-and-6th-class-RSE-letter-2017 Senior Infants: Senior Infants Tours Letter 2017

Recycling Fundraiser

The Campaign for a Second level Educate Together in Kildare South is holding a clothes recycling fundraiser in aid of the their continuing efforts to get a NEW Second level school in Kildare South.  This is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes for FREE, and in the process support the campaign. Funds raised […]

After School Activities Cancelled 23rd May

Due to staff training, there will be no after school activities on Tuesday 23rd May. Apologies for the late notice in respect of same. This date will be made up at a later stage.

Getting ready for the Gaeltacht, Rang a Sé

Next week we get to visit the Donegal Gaeltacht and are very much looking forward to this. We know it’s a long journey but we’ll have the time of our lives when we get there. One of the things that we will get to do during the week is perform for the other schools, in […]

Our Health is Our Wealth!

This week in senior infants we learned all about healthy eating. It was also ‘Well-being Week’ in school so it fit in perfect for us to talk about looking after ourselves both physically and mentally. We discussed the importance of looking after our bodies by eating well and exercising. We looked at the food pyramid […]

Tie Dye Art and Treasure Hunts in Amy’s 3rd Class

This week the children worked so hard and had such a fantastic attitude! In P.E., we created maps with legend keys, symbols and sequences and had a competition as to who could figure out their map first. Super fun! In Art, we created Tie Dye t – shirts. Tie dying first dates back to 500 […]

Clay imprints and Book Club in Ruth’s 5th class

This week in 5th class we worked on their book reviews for today’s ‘Book Club’. Over the past month we have been reading one book and thinking like a book critic as we read the book. We really enjoyed the process and also writing the book review. First of all we decorated a plan and then we […]