Final Week in Senior Infants

The final weekly blog of senior infants has come upon us. Cannot believe it. What a year we had! For our final week, NETNS carried out Active Week and it was a glorious week to be outside getting plenty of exercise. We started our morning with Cha Cha Slide dancing on yard, followed by a […]

A Super Fun Sports Day for Senior Infants!

With the nice sunny weather out of sight, we really got lucky with a nice dry day for sports day down at the Curragh rugby club on Tuesday. Senior infants had such a blast as they made their way through all the stations. They enjoyed activities such as; the bouncy castle, water race, the obstacle […]

Senior Infants on the Farm

    What glorious weather we have these past few days. It was a short week, but a seriously busy one too. Senior infants had a really special day on their school tour to Karibu Farm on Thursday. The boys and girls set out early on their bus trip to the farm. Senior infants completed […]

A Healthy Week for Senior Infants

This week in senior infants, the boys and girls have finished the topic of “Taking Care of Myself”. The class discussed the importance of getting regular exercise, eating well and looking after ourselves both body and mind. Senior infants looked at how important it is to have good hygiene. We worked at the dental surgery […]

This Week in Senior Infants

What a glorious week we have had. It was great to have the sunshine this week. We have started a new topic in Aistear and we are really excited about it. It is “Taking Care of Myself”. This week we discussed how we can look after ourselves with healthy eating and staying active. We also […]

Forces and Electricity in Senior Infants

This week senior infants started the week off with their class party for filling the class marble jar. Senior infants enjoyed ice cream cones, story time and free play with bubbles. Senior infants were super scientists this week as they explored magnets, electricity, floating and sinking and the forces of push and pull in their […]

Book Worms in Senior Infants

This week was Book Week in NETNS and senior infants carried out some fun Book Week activities that allowed them to appreciate and enjoy books. The boys and girls designed a book cover, a bookmark colouring competition and played fun book quizzes on the novels that were read this year. We are almost finished our […]

Money and Mindfulness in Senior Infants

Last week in senior infants, the class explored money. They learned all about the Euro currency and the values and identity of each coin. Senior infants played various games at their aistear stations including coin rubbing, toy shop at roleplay, money sums, piggy banks, roll and count and making pizzas at the pizza parlour. Each […]

A Look back at Spring in Senior Infants

Spring was such a busy time this year and with the mixed weather it made for a very interesting Spring indeed! During the Spring months, senior infants got up to a lot of fun activities including planting seeds, going on a Spring walk about to investigate signs of Spring and learning all about watching the […]

Senior Infants in Space

Senior infants finished off the topic of Space. Aistear was full of hands on activities with shadow experiments, solar system artwork, playdoh work, making straw rockets and categorising day and night activities in their groups. Senior infants tested their straw rockets out around the classroom and had lots of fun! They also created some amazing […]

Numicon and Weather in Senior Infants

  What a busy week for senior infants this week. This week the boys and girls finished off their Aistear stations on the topic of Weather. Senior Infants tested out their windsocks on yard on Friday to measure the strength of the wind and the wind direction. We discussed the weather and looked at clips […]

Weather in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started a new topic in Aistear; The Weather. Our weather over a past few weeks has been very mixed so it was great to look back over it all and discuss the changes and the affect it has on us all (transport, activity levels, mood etc.). We prepared for our stations […]

New link to ‘Art Attack’ After school

For those of you looking to sign up to Art Attack on Tuesdays (3rd-6th class), you can sign up on the following link;   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094eafab2ba0f58-artattack   Thanks, Sinead

In the Artic

Brrrrrr!!! The temperatures in the Artic are low and they certainly are here in Newbridge at the moment too! Sinead’s senior infants have been working very hard at their new Aistear topic to start of 2018. The class learned all about the different animals that live in the Artic. We looked at where the Artic […]

Finishing up 2017 in Senior Infants

Over the past few weeks, senior infants have been working extremely hard with Power Hour, Aistear and their handwriting. In the final week, senior infants focused on Gaeilge songs such as; “Bualadh Bos”, “Daidí na Nollaig” and we used lots of Gaeilge out on yard. We also did our winter poem; “Little Polar Bear”. We […]