Week one complete in Senior Infants!

    Welcome back all Senior Infants to N.E.T.N.S to what is sure to be a great year. This week was a fun packed week for both classes. Both senior infant classes took part in various class games, started learning new rhymes and songs and carried out some fun Maths station games. Aistear will begin […]

Keeping Active in Senior Infants

What a fantastic week we had with all the activities that took place around the school throughout the week. We filled up our classroom calendar at the beginning of the week and we couldn’t wait to get going each day for Active Week! We started out the week with an amazing obstacle course that started […]

All things water!

This week in Aistear, senior infants are exploring water and the needs for water, as well as participating in different activities. As their junk art, the students are designing and investigating how to create a boat that will stay upright and float on water. Other activities in Aistear include water safety, experiment on objects that […]

Senior Infants at Sports Day

On Wednesday, senior infants took part in the annual school Sports Day which was held in the local rugby club grounds. The students were extremely exited about the day ahead. The students started out the day doing fun activities such as playing on the bouncy castle, an obstacle course, dress up race, bean bag throwing, […]

Girls Senior Basketball Game Result

      The sixth class girls travelled to Griffeen Valley Educate Together National School on Thursday morning to play in the Leinster Educate Together Primary School Cup Competition. The team were full of nerves but were also excited to play away in a different venue. The game started out strong for Newbridge Educate Together […]

This Week in Senior Infants

In Aistear this week, senior infants finished off the theme ‘Farming’. We enjoyed learning about farming and all the animals that live on the farm. Sinéad brought in many pictures of animals from her own family farm and discussed the farming year cycle which included where cows go at different times of the year and […]

Senior Girls Basketball Letter

The senior girls basketball team play their semi final game away on Thursday 9th June in Griffeen Valley Educate Together. Please see the letter attached for further information on the game.   Senior Girls Basketball letter

Yarn Bomb in Senior Infants

This week in senior infants were got stuck into making beautiful butterflies using lollipop sticks, wool and coloured pipe cleaners. We discussed the different coloured wool and patterns we could use. We had a big selection of colours to choose from. We used coloured pipe cleaners for the butterflies antennae. We did a really good […]

Hip Hip Hooray for Lullymore Day!

Finally our school tour day arrived! Everyone in senior infants was counting down the days to the school tour to Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park. The sun was out in force and we all had a fantastic day of sight seeing and playing. We started out our tour with a fun train ride around the […]

Senior Basketball

    On Thursday our senior girls and boys basketball team played Maynooth Educate Together National School in the first round of the schools competition. We were lucky with the weather as it stayed mostly dry. Both games were of  a high standard and unfortunately the sixth class boys lost to a strong side. They […]

Health Matters

This week in senior infants we have been looking at the topic ‘Taking Care of Ourselves’. We discussed ways we can look after ourselves and as a class we listed a lot of important things we can do to keep healthy: 1) Eating healthy foods 2) Exercising regularly 3) Getting good sleep 4) Good hygiene […]

Book Worms for Book Week in Senior Infants!

For Book Week, senior infants started the week off with a visit to the school book fair. In class, senior infants are reading the novel ‘The B.F.G’ by Roald Dahl. We did many book related activities this week including; Book show and tell, making zig zag story books about our novel and we finished up […]

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day everyone! This week senior infants continued exploring forces and magnets. The students had fun playing a magnet maze, making fridge magnets and investigating the forces, push and pull. The class also discussed the importance of helping the environment and ways that we can all do our bit within the home and in […]

This weeks lessons ‘Spark’ an interest with Senior Infants!

This week in Senior Infants we learned about electricity and the all the different types of items that use electricity in our homes. We also made a circuit using bulbs, batteries and wires. We really enjoyed testing different strengths in batteries and combining more batteries to make brighter light! Other activities in Aistear included experimenting […]

All green for 1916!

This week was a busy one for all in NETNS! In senior Infants we continued learning about the 1916 Rising. This week the class went on a lovely walk to the Curragh. We kept an eye out for grassy knolls and looked around for many items for our checklist. We discussed the safe cross code […]