We did it!!

We’re so happy to say that we finally completed our smiley face chart! We worked hard to make sure that we were making the right choices about our behaviour on yard, in the líne, on the corridors and whenever anyone visited our classroom. We got some amazing compliments from everyone and each time Marie drew […]

Hawkfield heros

Our cross country team had a fantastic day out last Thursday at the annual Cumann na mBunscoil cross country trials at Hawfield in Newbridge. Each race had over 150 (girls) and 200 (boys) participants and NETNS finished really well in both races, narrowly missing out on the medals. We’re really proud of everyone who ran […]

Wet maths problems in rang a hAon

Last week we had great fun solving capacity problems in our groups. We had to make and record our estimates and then work out the best way to measure the capacity of lots of different things. Everyone had a different job to do, like writing down our results, keeping count of our measurements, pouring the […]

Drums are finished!

We were finally able to bring home our drums this week, have a look at our photos!

Beannachtaí lá Féile Padraig

This week we made our own shamrocks from printing with found objects . It was a bit tricky at first to find the right objects to make the leaves and the stem but we had lots of fun trying out different shapes and textures. We think they look great! We’ve been learning céilí dances too […]

Busy with pink, purple and reds

This week in first class we’ve been making valentine cards for the people who mean the  most to us. It’s a nice way to let them know how much we care. Have a look at how busy we were….

Inuits, drums and rubbers

We’ve been so busy this week in rang a hAon! We’re learning about Inuit people, did you know that they no longer live in Igloos? They live in normal houses just like us! We’re making drums in art using old sweet or biscuit tins and it’s been lots of fun designing our own patterns to […]

Grandmother’s medicine and zoo visit

We’ve been reading George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl in first class and we absolutely love it! We’re not quite finished yet, but we’ve been thinking a lot about the characters and this week we used pastels to show how we each think Grandmother looks.  The results are all very different, but almost everyone gave […]

Mystery of the bulbs solved!

We were so delighted to discover that our mystery bulbs were daffodils! They were waiting for us when we came back after our Christmas break. We now can name the different parts of the daffodil plant and label our own diagrams. We had great fun making plants in PE. We loved learning about Tom Crean. […]

Seasons greetings from Rang a hAon

We’re really proud of the festive art we made which went on display at the winter fair. In case you missed them, here are some photos of us making our Diwali tea light holders and the finished products. We also made beautiful snowflakes and Christmas wreaths. Have a look! We hope everyone has a wonderful […]

Important visitors in Marie’s class

This week we’ve had a few very important visitors. On Tuesday we had our grandparents come to visit. Here’s a recount of their visit: Today Grandparents came to our school and they got coffee and tea and biscuits and me and Erica and Tommy and Cian Tate got to bring the Grandparents to some classes. […]

Busy week in Marie’s class

We’ve been so busy in rang a hAon this week! We’ve been working hard on our creations for the Winter fair and we also planted our mystery bulbs. We’re not sure what they might grow into but we’re having fun making predictions! We had a very interesting visit from Fireman Brian who taught us all […]

Starry Starry nights- the photos

As promised last week, here are some photos of our “Starry Starry nights”. We’re really proud of our amazing art work!

Starry nights in rang a hAon

This week in rang a hAon we’ve been really busy learning about Vincent Van Gogh’s ” Starry Starry night” and have been using the same techniques he used to create our own starry nights with painting and printing. They’re almost finished so stay tuned next week for some photos! We also learned about Neil Armstrong […]

Skipping in rang a hAon and Oíche Shamhna Fun

This week in PE we learned the correct way to hold and jump with a skipping rope. It was a lot harder than it looked! We had to get our feet to move at exactly the right time and to swing the rope high enough over our heads, we had to try loads of times […]