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 […]

Book Worms in Senior Infants

This week in senior infants we are continuing to learn all about the 1916 Rising and symbols of Ireland. This week is also the celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge and as a school we had the opportunity to raise the gaelbhratach in the junior yard on Thursday. Senior Infants have been busy in the last […]

Sun, Moon and Stars

This week in senior infants we have been very busy with many activities. On Monday, Moorefield GAA club came to teach us about Gaelic football by doing some fun drills and  games with us. We really enjoyed being active and playing in teams. We also looked at how the earth spins to create day and […]

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has sprung at long last. In senior infants we are learning all about Springtime and the beautiful things that happen during this time of year. Last week we learned all about a frogs life cycle and we also looked at what seeds need in order to grow. In Aistear, we made our own frog […]

Pancake Tuesday in Senior Infants

On Pancake Tuesday, senior infants looked at how to make pancakes as Gaeilge.  Afterwards we ate some pancakes and used toppings such as sugar and lemon. Take a look at the pictures below to see how much we enjoyed them 🙂  

The Artic!

Happy New Year everyone!   It’s January, our weather has turned arctic…. So we have been doing some research into how different animals survive in arctic weather (temperatures a LOT colder than we have here in Ireland). In our groups, we found out some very interesting facts about these amazing animals: Polar Bears, Penguins, Seals, Snowy owls, Narwhals, Arctic […]