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 […]

Senior Infant’s News

Another busy week in Sinéad’s senior infants class as we completed our second week of Power Hour. We also finished off our Aistear stations and looked at the important jobs that our Gardaí and Doctors have within the community. We also enjoyed visits from 2 parents who kindly gave their time to sharing information on […]

Power Hour in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started Power Hour. The boys and girls were so excited to start. Each night they bring home a new book to read and in school they are carrying out some fun activities at different stations. They are using iPads, blending sounds, doing fun memory games and reading books. In Aistear senior […]

6th Class Basketball

  Over the past week, the 6th class boys and girls basketball teams competed in two away games as part of the Cuman na mBunscol schools competition. Lucky enough the first game was a very short journey across the road to Gaelscoil Cill Dara. The nerves were high for the first outing but both the […]

Winter Art in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished up on the topic of ‘Houses and Homes’. We designed some really great houses at the construction station and we tested the stability of them by trying to blow down our wooden and brick houses just like the big bad wolf did in the well known story, “The Three Little […]

All About the House!

This week senior infants are learning all about different types of homes. The class learned all about 2D shapes so now they are busy creating houses out of 2D shapes. Senior infants are designing fantastic houses with lots of colour and extra details like gates, garages and front walls to their houses. In roleplay, the […]

Halloween fun in Senior Infants!

This week was another busy week. We finished off our aistear theme on ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and we also learnt about Oiche Shamhna. We looked at songs including “Púca, Púca” and “Oiche Shamhna” and we finished our week with a Gaeilge Halloween party. We learnt about some Halloween traditional snacks such as Bairín breac, úlla, milseáin […]