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 […]

Leadership and Management at NETNS

We are delighted to announce that there has finally been alleviation on the moratorium on posts of responsibility to primary schools, as per Circular 0063/17 This means in terms of our school, that we have now added to our In-School Management Team. We would like to announce that the following appointments which have been ratified […]

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 […]

Gratitude December in Ruth’s 5th Class

This December we introduced a section to our morning routine called Gratitude December. We listened to meditations specifically made for children from the Headspace app. We explored themes such as kindness, generosity, calm and focus. After our morning meditation we wrote down 3 things that we were grateful for on that particular day. We found […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wishing together, Clara and Marie’s class

We had such a lovely time visiting Clara’s class this week to help them write their wishes for the Winter fair. It was so interesting listening to them and sharing our Christmas wishes too. We couldn’t believe that we were once small enough to fit in those chairs! Have a look at the photos: from […]

INVITATION

HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN Brian Cregan Riverbanks Arts Centre Newbridge, December 19th-22nd Exhibition Launch, Tuesday December 19th, 6.30pm Inspired by a childhood spent living on the edge of the Curragh, artist Brian Cregan has created a series of photographs using pinhole photography. The cameras used in the work have been constructed from everyday objects and adapted to […]