Skipping in Rang a Sé

We had a skipping for all day this week and our class absolutely loved our session with the skipping ropes! Some of us found it quite hard to get our ropes where we wanted them at first, but with a bit of patience and team work we got there in the end. We also made […]

Food for Thought in Sue’s 6th Class!

We have been very busy this week! Sa Ghaeilge, bhíeamar ag foghlaim faoi ‘Bia’ (Food). Rinneamar dramaíocht, ‘Sa Bhialann’ (In the Restaurant), faoin téama chomh maith! In Maths we have been working on adding and subtracting large numbers, we also used follow-me cards to help us to practice our understanding of Place Value. Among other activities in […]

Patterns in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished their aistear stations for ‘Our School’ and spoke more about class and school rules and why it is important to have rules in place. In Maths, the boys and girls are learning about patterns. Patterns are all around us. They can be found on lots of fabrics such as clothes, […]

3rd Class Emma

This week, we looked at brochures of different landmarks in Ireland. We looked for the counties they were in on the map and what counties bordered them. We found the Cliffs of Moher, the Derry Peace Bridge, Giants Causeway, Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin and many more. Some of our classmates had been to some of […]

First Class News

Take a look at the photos below of the children working at their stations during Numicon!  

2nd Class News

We have had a really enjoyable September in second class. Everyone has been working hard and enjoying all the lessons. We have been busy doing project work, working on maths strategies and making a huge effort with our joined writing. We have learned lots of games in English and Irish. For PE we are going […]

Power Hour Senior Infants

This week in Senior Infants we began Power Hour, a literacy program. The children move from station to station practising a variety of skills in relation to oral language, rhyming, spelling, phonics games, including  iPad activities and reading a new and familiar book everyday. It is such a great opportunity for the class to make […]

After School Activities Update

All after school activities except seasonal art are going ahead from next Tuesday 3rd October 2017. Please find consent form below. After school consent form

Gaeltacht information meeting

On Tuesday 3rd October Jennifer Shine from Coláiste na Rosann will be coming to the school to speak to the parents/guardians and children of 6th class about our upcoming trip to the Gaeltacht in May 2018. Jennifer will be here to give you information about the Coláiste, the week in the Gaeltacht in May and […]

Letters home this week 25/09 – 29/09/17

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: Fundraiser information letter  Fundraising exp letter Sept 2017 All classes: Lions Club Walk 2017 6th class: Gaeltacht information meeting Sept 2017

More Gruffalo fun!

Its been another busy week of learning in Junior Infants!  We continued to look at the story of The Gruffalo in Aistear, this week we created clay Gruffalos, made Autumn stamp pictures, drew our own woodland monsters and continued to explore the Gruffalo woods. It was super fun and the children really enjoyed exploring Julia […]

Headlice in schools

Please see below information from the HSE about Headlice Head lice infection is common in the community; the peak age for infection is 7-8 years. When two heads are touching for a minute or more, the lice climb rapidly through the hair from one head to another. They don’t jump, fly or swim and they aren’t […]

Senior Infants: Our School

Another busy week for senior infants. We made a visit to the foyer to meet a special visitor ‘Jack’ the greyhound. The countdown is on for our school fundraiser: Family Fun Race Night at the Newbridge Greyhound Stadium. The fundraiser takes place on Friday the 13th of October. There will be an art competition on […]

NETNS Family Fun Race Night – Tickets now on Sale!

  Our school does not get sufficient government funding for routine and essential building maintenance and repairs.  With that in mind, a committee was formed of parents, teachers and Board of Management members to fundraise to meet this need and guarantee the proper upkeep of our school buildings. At the moment, our school has leaky windows that need replacing […]

Róisín’s 5th

We’ve had an extremely busy few weeks in 5th class. In Literacy we have been learning how to write recounts. We’ve also been revising prepositions, adverbs, nouns, pronouns…the list goes on! AND we’ve been making these fun by playing lots of writing games to build on these skills! We also started our class novel, “Holes” […]