New Asteroid Game to play!

Over the last few weeks I  have been writing a computer game using Scratch.It is now finally ready! Learn more about this project Use the arrow keys to move your spaceship. Use the space bar to shoot. Press a vowel sound to change to that sound. by Ciaràn 6th Class

Underpants Man Becomes Good!

2nd Class were treated to another visit by Brandon from 6th Class today, who read his second story all about Wonder Woman and her attempts to defeat the villain Underpants Man.  Brandon did a superb job, he had created some rules for reading out loud, such as, Pay attention to the punctuation and Use your voice to […]

What a difference a day makes!

Yesterday, we went outside to feed the birds in the snow, but today everything was different.  The sun is shining brightly and there is a clear blue sky.   Compare the pictures from yesterday and today! Made by Abdul, Claudia, Charlie and Tadhg.

Snow Surprise at NETNS!

When we woke up today we got a surprise. It was snowing and freezing! It was white everywhere. The roads were slippery and slushy. At school the yard was covered in snowy footsteps. We went out to the garden to feed the birds. We took some pictures. By the time lunch time was over the snow had […]

Car Park – Volunteer Safety Wardens needed!

We are looking for your help! We would like as many parental / guardian volunteers as possible to become Safety Wardens.  This would involve spending a little bit of time a couple of times a week helping the school community by promoting the safe use of the car park paths / facilities. If you are […]

Doodle for Google Competition

A massive congratulations to everyone who took part in the recent Doodle for Google competition, there were some fabulous entries and it was incredibly difficult to select the six entries that we could send to Google.   We wish we could have sent them all! On Monday this week we sent away the designs to Google’s offices […]

Websites, Neil Armstrong, and Planting Daffodils!

What a busy week!  There was so much going on! The 2nd Class Project Group finished their great work on the website they have been building all about school life in the past and now.  You can see it here. They’ve put in some fantastic work to write all about Roman, Greek and Irish Schools. […]

Feeding the birds

I had some brilliant helpers this week from Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd Classes who came and helped me to feed the birds. We talked about the different types of food that birds (and squirrels) like to eat and the different places they look for food.  We worked to together to put some more seed […]

Our new garden gate!

This week Ciaran and Ben from 6th Class have worked together to build and install a new garden gate.  They showed fantastic skills over the week to plan out how to make the gate, fix it together using screws to make it strong, and finally installing it in the garden. They are not quite finished, […]

Feeding the wildlife in the woods

Today I had some super helpers from both Denise and Therese’s 1st Classes. As the weather is getting colder and there is less food to find it was time to stock up the feeders and the bird table. We talked about the different foods the birds like and the different places they like to feed.  Some […]

Celebrating Green Week!


To celebrate a fantastic Green Week we made a giant sign  today! It took a lot of teamwork and co-operation, but by working together we managed to create a wonderful picture to help us remember a super week of work! Thank you to Brandon, Ciaran, Ella and Damian for all of their hard work!  

Sharing our stories!

Today 2nd class were treated to a visit by a fantastic young author! Brandon from 6th class has been working so hard on his story writing, that he was asked to share his work. His story features the adventures of Wonder Woman, her sidekick dog Mr Tibbles and their quest to capture the villain Underpants Man. […]

World Food Day Gallery

Today was World Food Day here at N.E.T.N.S.  We had over 50 types of food, including Russian cookies,  pancakes and Polish biscuits. Many parents and kids came to enjoy themselves. Here are some pictures of the day. We will be adding more details of how much money we raised soon. Article by Ciarán (6th Class). […]

Our new look website!

Thank you for your patience while we’ve making the changes to the school website. Thank you also to everyone who got in touch with suggestions and ideas for pages and features. We’ve updated the look of the site, added a few new features and hopefully made some parts of the site a little more user […]

The Heineken Cup Comes to NETNS!

  Today The Heineken cup, won by Leinster, came for a visit to N.E.T.N.S. We all went into the Halla Glás, and while we were sitting down, Elma & Sadhbh, the caretakers of the cup, brought it in and showed everyone. We asked loads of Questions. Here are some of the questions: 1. How many […]