Siofra’s super new design for NETNS.ie!

The response to the first NETNS website header competition has been absolutely fantastic,  we received lots of wonderful entries and it was a very tough job deciding which was the winning entry! We’d like to say a big thank you to all the children who took part,  we are already looking forward to your entries […]

NETNS Garden – Come and help us!

On Tuesday 28th of February at 1410 Gardening club will be making a start on ‘stage 1’ of the NETNS garden. Our intention is to try and get four vegetable beds marked out and turned over. You can learn about the exiting plan for the school garden here. We would like to invite parents / guardians […]

Vehicle Designers in David’ room

This week children who come to my room have continued to look at transport. We looked at how we travel to school. Lots of children come by car, some children come by bus, and others walk all the way! Kashmala, Abdul and Umar described their journeys to school using their writing skills.   Some of […]

NETNS Gardening Appeal

As a school community, we are looking forward to developing the NETNS school garden over the coming months.  As well as helping children learn about the importance of the living world around them, gardening helps encourage children to lead healthy lives, develops their communication and teamwork skills and promotes active learning. We have a number […]

NETNS Website competition. Get your design on the NETNS website!

The NETNS website has a fantastic picture at the top of every page called the ‘header’. This picture helps people know what our school is like and where it is.     We’ve decided to hold a monthly competition to re-design our header image.  Each month there will be a different theme for the design.  […]

Planes, trains and cars!

This week, we have started looking at transport in my classroom. We’ve looked at lots of different types of vehicles and how we travel on the land, the sea and in the air.   We talked about how we all get to school and even how we visit family or go on holiday. Inez and […]

Lego man goes into Space!

On duty today it was fantastic to see so many children playing with Lego. I mentioned to some of the children that two Canadian boys had recently sent a Lego man all the way into space by strapping him to a weather balloon.  They didn’t really look like they believed me… Well, here is the […]

Play our weather quiz!

This week we finished our work looking at weather, we had lots of fun completing our weather forecasts. Some of us also used instruments to make our very own weather listening quizzes to test each other with! Can you tell what each of the different weather sounds are?   Hint:  You should be able to […]

Weather Forecasters

This week in my classroom children have been doing lots of exciting things to do with the weather. We continued to look at the different types of weather that we have here in Ireland, Asuha and Malak had great fun looking at all the different types of weather, as well as doing some super descriptive […]

Whatever the weather may be!

This week children who come to my classroom have been learning all about the weather. We looked at the different types of weather that we have here in Ireland. Some children played weather bingo, trying to collect all of the different types of weather. Ethan and Alexander really liked playing this game, Alexander told us […]

Guess who!

This week has been our last week at looking at ‘People who help us’. Children helped to finish their work for displays inside and outside my classroom.  They look lovely and the children worked very hard to make them. We played a wonderful game where children did an impression of someone who helped us and we had […]

Prizewinning Filmmakers in 4th Class!

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Mark, Leon and Damian from 4th class have won 1st prize in the  European Day of Languages Video Clip competition! It is fantastic news for the boys, who put in considerable effort into planning, filming and acting in the video. The jury felt that their video ‘Goal! […]

There are lots of people who help us!

This week in my classroom we have continued to look at all the different people who help us.  We looked at the different vehicles that people use to do their jobs and talked about the different tools that people need. The work the children have done is so good that we are going to make […]

People who help us

In my classroom this week we have been learning about ‘People who help us’. All of us have looked and learnt the names for different jobs that people do and talked about the ways people help us. Children from Junior and Senior Infants had super fun trying to work out who was going to help […]

Super Shapes!

We have continued to look at colour and shape this week in my classroom. Junior infants enjoyed playing shape pairs and trying to find the matching shapes. Victoria, Simas and Sara even made their own set of  cards to play with in Sacra’s classroom.  Inez, Michael and Oliwia helped make a set of cards for […]