Mindfulness in Rang a Sé

This week in Marie’s class we celebrated NETNS’s mindfulness week by taking a good look at what helps us feel good and reminding ourselves to take the time to look after ourselves. We had lots of discussions and activities to help us with this and are really grateful to Elliott who introduced us to the […]

Picasso and Knitting in Rang a Sé

We really enjoyed learning about Picasso and his different art periods. We mixed two of these up (cubism and his blue period) to create our own portraits in his style. We love how they turned out, have a look. We’ve also begun knitting. It’s very tricky and looks a lot easier than it actually is […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge in Rang a Sé

Bhaineamar an sult as Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Rang Marie agus Rang Sue. Bhíomar ag imirt cluichí Gaeilge, ag canadh agus ag damhsa le chéile agus chaitheamar a lán t-am le linn na seachtaine ag cleachtadh ár gcuid Gaeilge le chéile.  Seachtain iontach a bhí againn. Féach ar na griangraif agus bain taitneamh as!

Healthy Eating Visitor and Céilí preparation in Rang a Sé

Before the Beast from the East visited Kildare, we were lucky enough to have Shayne’s Mum Julie visit us to celebrate NETNS Healthy Eating Week. Julie shared with us a fun and healthy way to cook chicken, vegetables and potatoes in her “home made Spice Bag” recipe. She even made up enough of her creation […]

Rang a Sé host Wake and Shake for couch to 5K

This week we were asked to carry out a very important job: to host the Wake and Shake initiative for the whole school! As everyone knows, the fundraising committee are organising the couch to 5K fun run to raise funds for a new school roof. They thought it would be a great idea to get […]

Hearts and smiles from Rang a Sé

As a follow up to last week’s post on clay hearts, here are the finished products. There were unfortunately,  some casualties on the way leading to some “broken hearts” but everyone still has a smile and want to wish you all a Happy St Valentine’s and a happy midterm. More from Marie’s class next week

Rang a Sé exploring hearts in clay

This week in Marie’s class we developed some techniques when working with clay to join different pieces together. It took a lot of work but it was a very enjoyable art lesson. Have a look at us preparing our pieces to join together for our clay hearts. More next week when we can show you […]

Basketball, Bees and Soccer in Rang a Sé

This week in Rang a Sé we were very busy with the science fair which was a huge success so we took some time out from our classroom work to practice our basketball and soccer skills and have fun in the process.  Have a look at the photos: We also (thanks to Sue) had the […]

Science Fair Winners!!

Congratulations to all of our winners of Best Project in our first NETNS Science Fair. The winning projects were: Fourth Class: (three joint winners) How does the Digestive System work? Fantastic Foam Lava Lamps Fifth Class: Oblek Sixth Class: Sour Power   Well done to all!        

Our first NETNS Science Fair

After months of hard work, the children from 4th, 5th and 6th showcased their science projects today in the Halla Glas in our very first school science fair. There was an unbelievable amount of scientific talent on display, with each group tackling a scientific investigation and reporting on the results they obtained. We had projects […]

Anne Frank and science fair in Rang a Sé

We continued with our module of learning about World War 2 this week, having a close look at the horrors of the Holocaust and particularly the story of the Frank family, told through the diary of Anne Frank.  We integrated this in art and continued with our extension work, this time extending photographs of Anne, […]

World War 2 art in rang a Sé

This week we began our module on World War 2 looking at the aircraft involved and the art that represented the battles that they took part in at that time. We used prints from famous aircraft paintings to create extension art, where we had to look closely at the colours and brush strokes used and […]

Debating Team 2017

Our amazing debating team of Dianaimh, Erin, Daniel, Tom, Ciara, Michael, Max and Cody worked extremely hard, every day since the beginning of the year on the motions we were asked to tackle by Kildare Education Centre, in the primary schools inter county debating competition. Every member of the team should be very proud of […]

Rang a Sé learn about photography

This week we visited the Riverbank to take part in a photography workshop with our artist in residency Brian Cregan. We learned about the history of photography, the science behind it and Brian took us on a tour of his exhibition which features work he did with fifth class. Brian was so patient and kind […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]