Spelling Bee pride

Last Friday we were so proud to have our school Spelling Bee Champion Emily participate in the Kildare County Final. Schools from all over Kildare took part in the competition and it was quite an honour to have NETNS represented at such a prestigious event.  The standard was extremely high and there were plenty of […]

Silence was golden for Rang a Sé!

This week in Rang a Sé we carried out our sponsored silence for the Gaeltacht. We set ourselves the challenge and we did amazingly well! Marie gave us stickers that Karina made for us (have a look at the photo) to explain that we weren’t being rude we just couldn’t speak for 12 hours.  We […]

Special Visitor for MS awareness in sixth class

Today in sixth class, we were so privileged to have Steve join us to talk about MS. Steve was diagnosed with MS 4 years ago and came in to explain the condition and how it affects him. We learned that MS is a disease that affects the nerves in the central nervous system. A person […]

Shades of red in sixth class

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been learning about the styles of painting that Pablo Picasso used. We decided to mix two of his styles: Cubism and his Red Period together to create our own geometric portraits using shades of red. We’re so happy with the way they turned out! Have a look:

Sixth Class willing to go silent for the Gaeltacht!!

As you know we’re going on a trip to the Gaeltacht in May and in order to make it as affordable as possible, we decided to do some fundraising. After a lot of discussion we thought that a sponsored silence would be the biggest challenge we could set ourselves! We’re going to have a 12 […]

World War II art in sixth

Here are the finished paintings as promised in last week’s post on our World War II extension art. Everyone is very proud of how they turned out! 

Sixth go to Maynooth to support the Debating Team

Last Friday all of sixth class had the privilege of travelling to Maynooth University to support the school debating team of Mea, Erin, Dianaimh, Síofra, Max and Oscar, who were competing in the semi-final of the county inter-schools debating championship The motion of the debate was “We can no longer afford to send money to […]

Sixth Class on TV!!

Have a look at some of our class at the RDS Primary Science Fair appearing on Swipe TV describing our project!! https://trte.rte.ie/swipetv/ Just use the search bar and look for BT Young Scientist and then click on “coolest Project”    

Chess and Extension art in Rang a Sé

This week we’re learning about World War Two and as part of our theme, we explored art that was produced during that time, depicting aircraft in battle. We printed copies of these paintings and used a small section of each print to make our own creations in an extension activity. We had to imagine what […]

Proud participants in RDS Primary Science Fair!

Rang a Sé attended the RDS Primary Science Fair to showcase their project: “Bottle Flipping, a skill or just luck?” last Friday along with hundreds of other primary school projects from all around the country.  It was such an honour and a privilege to represent NETNS and share our hard work and interesting results with […]

Through to the Semi-Finals in Debating!!

Well done to NETNS debating team who won their quarter final debate over St Joseph’s NS Halverstown this week. The motion was “Conserving water is not an important issue for Ireland” with NETNS opposing this motion. St Joseph’s were excellent opponents and debated at a very high standard. NETNS wish them all the best next […]

Happy Christmas from Rang a Sé

We’ve had a brilliant first term but are looking forward to a well deserved Winter’s break!! See you all in 2017 from Rang a Sé  

6th and 2nd go on a Maths Trail for Maths Week

It was Maths week this week and apart from having great fun with the countdown questions, estimation station, challenge of the day and learning all about the Fibonacci number sequence, we also invented maths games for Róisín and Tharren’s class.  We loved playing these games with second class and were really proud of ourselves when […]

Sticky art in Rang a Sé

  This week we really got “stuck” in to our art lesson. We used string, balloons and lots  and lots of PVA glue to make some decorative baubles.  They were fiddly and tricky and very very sticky but lots of fun to make.  They’re drying at the moment but hopefully they’ll be a success and […]

Debating Team News

Hi, debate team here ( Mea, Siofra, Oscar , Erin , Dianaimh and Max ), On Wednesday the 7th of December, we participated in our second debate which this time took place in Kildare Education Centre. We debated against Lackagh National School and we were opposing the motion ‘Climate Change Can’t Be Stopped’. The debate […]