Pop Art Eimear’s 4th

In 4th class we were learning about Burton Morris and the techniques he uses for his famous Pop Art creations. We used his heart design for some inspiration for our Valentines Day Art. We are so proud of how they turned out. Check them out below.   The organisers of the Community Games Art Competition […]

Chinese New Year in Eimear’s 4th

As it was Chinese New Year on Tuesday the 5th, we were learning all about it in 4th class. We learned about The Story of the Zodiac and how each animal was picked to represent the months of the year. We had some fun sequencing the story. This year is the year of the pig […]

Healthy Eating Week in Eimear’s 4th

Last week in school we had Healthy Eating Week. We were learning about the different food groups. We learned about the food pyramid and how much of each food group we should be eating. We used this information to design a healthy dinner and shared them with the class. Our weekly “Lunch Lookers” were busy […]

The Solar System in Eimear’s 4th

In 4th class we have been learning about the solar system. The children worked very hard to put together some exciting projects, which they later presented to the class. Here are some pictures of them working on their projects: They came up with a fun way to remember the order of the planets from the […]

Maths stations in Eimear’s 4th

Recently we have started using Maths stations with the help of our support teacher Emily. The first week we worked on fractions and the children had a lot of fun at the different stations. The stations were: Matching game – matching fractions to decimals. Cuisenaire rods – creating pictures using the different sizes and making […]

Our Tree of Kindness

Our Tree of Kindness is a whole school initiative to promote kindness across our school community. In the Junior classes (Juniors-2nd), the teacher picks a child who has stood out for being kind at the end of every week. In the Senior classes (3rd-6th), the children spend the week nominating children who they have seen […]

Credit Union Art Competition in Eimear’s 4th

The 4th class children have been working very hard to complete their Credit Union Art Competition. The title for this year’s competition was “The Force of Nature…” The children brainstormed ideas about what this title meant to them. They discussed what materials they would use to on their art. They completed a draft piece of […]

5 Second Collaborative Art in Eimear’s 4th

Over the past two weeks we have been working on some collaborative art pieces. We began the activity by splitting into groups and each getting a blank sheet of paper. The children picked a colour and thought about a pattern or design they were going to make. They had five seconds to complete this activity. […]

U-11 girls footballers off to a great start!

The girls U-11 football league started this week. The girls travelled to Two Mile House GAA to play Kilashee. It was their first time playing together and they put in a fantastic team performance. The support play was brilliant. At the end of the first half, it was clear the girls were going to stay […]

Lines and Angles in Eimear’s 4th

Last week in Maths we were learning about lines and angles. We explored vertical, horizontal, parallel, perpendicular, diagonal and oblique lines. We explored right, acute, obtuse, straight and reflex angles. We had some fun in the Halla creating the various lines and angles using our bodies. Have a look below.

First week in Eimear’s 4th class

We have spent the first week getting to know each other, catching up about what we did over the summer, discussing our expectations for the year ahead, coming up with Golden Rules to follow and getting used to the new daily routines in 4th class. During lessons, we have spent a lot of time revising […]

Senior Girls Footballers make history by getting to the league final!

The senior girls have had an amazing league this year and their hard work paid off as they qualified for the league final for the first time in NETNS history!! They had a very busy week as they had to play the semi-final and final one after another. They travelled to Robertstown GAA to play […]

International Cuisine Night Wednesday 30th at 5.30pm

Hi all, A reminder about our International Cuisine Night next Wednesday the 30th of May at 5.30pm – 7.00pm. It promises to be a wonderful evening celebrating the vast array of cultures within our school. We are inviting families to cook or bake dishes from around the world to share with our school community. Last […]

Write-a-Book Projects 2018 in Eimear’s 4th

The children in 4th class spent quite some time working extremely hard on their Write-a-Book competitions. They came up with ideas in a brainstorm, they drafted their first attempt, they re-drafted, they edited and finally they added illustrations to their final story. The children also illustrated a front cover and a wrote a blurb on […]

Congratulations to the Senior Girls Footballers on their win

A huge congratulations to the Senior Girls Gaelic Football team who won their first league game against Scoil Phádraig Naofa, Athy last Friday (28th April). It was neck and neck for the first half. They had to fight hard but that’s what they did. The backs were kept busy but we remained strong down the […]