Talks for Parents at Kildare County Libraries

Helping Primary School children with issues such as Dyspraxia, Asperger’s, ADHD/ADD prepare for transition to secondary school. Talks by Dorothy Armstrong, an occupational therapist. Lectures are free but advance booking is advised. Drop in, phone or email Athy, Naas or Leixlip libraries to book. Athy Library – 059 863114 or Naas Library – 045 […]

1st and 2nd Class Swimming

1st and 2nd class children will be commencing swimming lessons on 13th March. The children in 1st and 2nd class will be attending lessons in the Curragh Swimming Pool for one hour on Tuesday mornings. The children will have 8 lessons which will cost €56 in total. This includes transport to and from the pool […]

School Calendar – Tip if you are having difficulty viewing

Our website Google calendar is up and running. It is regularly updated with events and happenings that are coming up at NETNS. If you are having difficulty viewing the calendar click “refresh” on the top tab to reload the calendar. Sometimes events show on the front page of the website as “busy” and do not […]

Who wants to be a Thousandaire??

This November NETNS Parents’ Association is aiming to host a proven BIG money fundraising event, the popular and fun evening ….. Who wants to be a Thousandaire? A fundraiser of this size needs enthusiastic and motivated volunteers. We need a core group of 8 dedicated parent/guardian volunteers who will recruit three more parents/guardians/friends, to form […]

Bank of Ireland Art Competition Winners

We would like to say congratulations and well done to all the children who participated in the recent Art Competition which was held in association with the Bank of Ireland. The competition took place following classroom workshops which took place before the mid term break. These workshops taught children about different types of money, coins, […]

2nd Class Survey Sheets

Claire Houlihan would like to thank all the families of 2nd class children who returned the surveys before the mid-term break. If you still have a survey sheet at home, and are willing to participate, could you please return to the school office on Monday / Tuesday after mid term break.

Swimming – 5th and 6th class

5th and 6th class will recommence swimming lessons on Tuesday 21st February. This is the first Tuesday back after mid-term break.

CARTWHEELS Gymnastics Club – New term

An exciting new gymnastics club has come to Newbridge! Karen Mullen who has done Gymnastics with the children at NETNS has started up a club which has been running on Saturday mornings in the Halla Glas.  The second term of classes will commence on April 21st. Venue: Newbridge Educate Together National School Ages:    Junior […]

After School Activities

After School Activity Dates Term Two 2012 Basketball with Eibhlín      Monday 2.10 – 3.10 February 6, February 20, February 27, March 5, March 12, March 26 Sport with Síobhan      Monday 2.10 – 3.10 February 6, February 20, February 27, March 5, March 12, March 26   Gaelic with Bobby     Tuesday  2.10 – 3.10 […]

Reminder: Early finishes next week

School will finish at 1.55pm on Tuesday and Wednesday (31st January & 1st February) next week to facilitate some of the progress meetings which are taking place. Infant classes will finish at the normal time of 1.10pm. The After School Facility will operate until 1.55pm and school buses will depart at 1.55pm.

Junior Infants 2012

Parents and Guardians of all children who are currently on the pre-enrolment list for Junior Infants 2012 should by now have received communication in respect of places this year. It is essential that you reply before 1st February to this letter if you wish your child to be considered for a place. If you have […]

Educate Together Second-Level National Forum

Educate Together’s Second-level National Forum will take place on Saturday 28 January 2012 at the Kilmainham Hilton Hotel, Dublin from 10 am (Registration) until 3pm. Lunch & networking from 2pm onwards. A detailed agenda will be available from Educate Together in the next few days. To book your place at the Second-level National Forum, please […]

Progress Meetings

Progress Meetings will take place during the coming weeks. Teachers will inform individual parents /guardians of their own specific time, day and date. Due to Department regulations, progress meetings must take place outside school hours. School will close to pupils (1st to 6th class) on Tuesday 31st January and Wednesday 1st February at 1.55pm in […]

Riverbank Arts Centre – Mid Term Madness

This mid term, the Riverbank Arts Centre is inviting children to get involved with the madness there. Explore the art of animation with Artzone’s three day workshop. Monday 13th – Wednesday 15th February Time: 10am – 2pm Cost: €50 Further information about this event and other happenings at the Riverbank can be obtained from their […]

Raffle Winners

Many thanks to the families and friends of NETNS who supported the Winter Raffle which was held before the holidays. Huge thanks also to the parents who organised the raffle and the generous sponsors who donated the fantastic prizes. Below is a list of the lucky prize winners… Leinster v Montpelier tickets + Four Seasons […]