The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we loved learning about our new sound ‘t’. We are now blending our sounds together to read the words sat, at and a made up word tas. In maths we have been counting, writing the number zero, playing with numicon and talking about different sizes, big, small and medium. In […]

NETNS Choir

This week the students in fifth and sixth class were given the opportunity to take part in the school choir. We had seventy one students sign up to take part. It is a huge commitment by all students as rehearsals take place two lunchtimes every week. We can’t wait to start singing.  

This week in Senior Infants!

This week in the Senior Infant classes we have been finishing up our lovely houses, family trees and timelines in Aistear.  We have also been doing lots of work in Numicon and revising our Phonics and Gaeilge! We had lots of fun!

Houses and Homes in Junior Infants

This week was our first full week in junior infants and we are all exhausted. We are looking forward to getting loads of rest over the weekend so we are ready to go on Monday again. In aistear we continued to learn about houses and homes. In phonics we worked on the sound ‘a’. We […]

First Week in Junior Infants

Well done to all of the children in junior infants who completed their first full week of school in NETNS. We had such a super time and have made loads of new friends. This week in phonics we started learning about the sound ‘s’. We brought in loads of things from home beginning with ‘s’ […]

Enjoying the Sunshine in JI

Well done on a super first year in school for all of the children in junior infants. Below are some pictures of the children enjoying the summer sunshine. You will also see a few pictures of the children with their completed phonics books that they worked so hard on throughout the year.  

Summer in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been learning about summer. In aistear we dressed up lego cut outs in summer clothes, we played with sand, drew imaginative sand castles and painted summer pictures. In phonics we looked at our last sound ‘qu’, we made covers for our phonics magazines, we are so excited to […]

Music makers in Junior Infants

We had a lovely week this week. We explored sounds and how they are made, we played lots of different instruments and listened to lots of songs. We even made our own instruments. In David’s class we got to record a song that we’d written in Aistear when we were learning about Spring. In Phonics […]

Under The Sea- Clara’s Class Pictures

Bug Hunt in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about mini beasts. We loved writing our own books all about mini beasts. Today we went on a bug hunt in the school forest to discover some real mini beasts in action. We really enjoyed it and found loads of interesting mini beasts.

Mini Beasts and the Garden

In junior infants we really enjoyed learning about mini beasts and the garden in aistear this week. We planted seeds, made mala mini beasts, drew garden pictures and played in the role play garden. We can’t wait to learn even more next week about mini beasts. In maths we focused on addition and subtraction symbols […]

Springtime on the Farm

This week junior infants have been learning about springtime and we have been looking carefully at springtime on the farm. In aistear we played on the farm in role play, played with toy farms for small world, we sequenced the song Old McDonald in the correct order and made mala farm animals. In maths we […]

Have a Great Break Junior Infants

After a fantastic second term in junior infants we are so proud of all of the children and can’t believe we only have one term left. On Thursday we had a very special day, our first ever creative day. The children were encouraged to make anything they wanted from a variety of materials. We could […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge i Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been really busy. We love using Gaeilge in school and were very excited to have a whole week celebrating Ireland and speaking as Gaeilge. Today we went to the Céilí mór where we did our Irish dancing. Yesterday we performed at the seachtain na Gaeilge concert, it was […]

A Class of Paleontologists

We’ve had a super week in Junior Infants exploring the world of dinosaurs! We asked questions about them such as; ‘Why did they come to Earth?’ and ‘Where are the dinosaurs now?’. We looked at different types of dinosaur and explored the differences between carnivores and herbivores. We talked about the important job of paleontologists […]