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Class Allocations 2017-18

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s) We hope you are all enjoying the summer! We have had a very busy few weeks recruiting and we’d like to welcome Eimear O’ Connell to the team at NETNS. As always, the class allocation process has taken a lot of deliberation and we appreciate your patience and understanding in this matter. The class allocations for […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Bhí gach duine i NETNS ag déanamh an-iarracht Gaeilge a usáíd i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge! Bhí an-sparoi againn ag célúireadh ár dteanga; Súilóid Spraoi, Lá Glas, Tráth na gCeist agus Céilí le Gaelscoil Cill Dara freisin. Bhíomar go léir ag foghlaim na hAmhrán “An Maith Libh Rock and Roll?” agus “Oró sé do Bheatha […]

Book Fair and Book Week 2016

The Annual Celtic Travelling Book Fair will be at N.E.T.N.S. foyer from Thursday April 21st until Tuesday April 26th.   As always the Book Fair will have a fantastic selection of books for children of all ages and every book you buy helps us to get new books for the school. The children will get […]

The Power Hour Continues

This week Trish’s Senior Infants and Eibhlín’s 3rd Class began their Power Hours. The children in both classes have been doing excellent reading and writing at at the stations and are really enjoying our beautiful books. In Senior Infants we are using the fantastic new books that we bought with our 2015 Book Fair commission […]

Thank You, Library Helpers!

A huge thanks to all our brilliant library helpers for organising all the books in the library for all the children to enjoy. The books are now clearly labeled so that the children can select a suitable level and genre of book to enjoy. A special thanks to Simone who worked tirelessly sorting,  labeling and […]

Junior Infants Investigate

Last week, in Therese’s room, some of the children from Katie’s class had some interesting objects to examine…… To investigate the mystery blocks we used our senses to make observations. Fist, we looked carefully at the blocks and drew pictures of them. Then, we discussed how they looked; we observed that they were different colours […]

Amazing Announcers!

A huge “THANK YOU” to Arthur, Dean, Emily, Eoghan, Kate, Ralph and Síofra who were the voices of Maths Week all week. Our amazing announcers asked the Maths Countdown questions and announced the winners from each class every day. Thanks for making Maths Week extra special guys!

Therese’s Room

This week Junior Infants have been working hard on team work and taking turns. We played a great game called “Give and Get” and we also worked in pairs to build a castle. In Eibhlín’s class we have started some new books in our reading groups and Hilda’s class are making great progress with fractions. […]

Exciting Art Project Coming Soon!

We are delighted to announce that our school will be beginning our Per Cent for Art project this November.  Mick Minogue will be our resident artist for the year and has many workshops and lessons ready to share with the children. During the year, Mick will be working with the children and staff to create […]

Class Allocation 2015-16

Dear Parent/Guardian, I am writing to let you know that we have completed the recruitment process for the 2015-2016 academic year. A lot of factors go into the class allocation process, please see class allocation below: Junior infants –     David Froggatt Junior infants –     Katie Clear (nee Price) Senior infants –     Trish Murphy (David’s Junior Infants) Senior infants –     […]

Thank You from the NETNS Library!

A huge thank you to our library volunteers this term who have begun sprucing up our library. Alison, Brian, Inna and Simone have been working hard to get our library make-over started and we’re very excited to see the great things that will be happening in the library next year. Also, a big thank you […]

News From Therese’s Room

We have been busy finishing projects this week. Well done to the children in Peter’s class who presented their brilliant projects to their class last week. We saw excellent Powerpoints on Extreme Weather, Amazing Animals and Healthy Eating. Our Extreme Weather team showed the class their “tornado in a jar experiment”, the Amazing Animals team […]

Finished Projects

Well done to 2nd Class who completed their projects in my room this week. We have three excellent projects ready to be presented: “Extreme Weather”, “Amazing Animals” and “Healthy Eating”. The children worked very hard to create Powerpoints and posters on their chosen projects and have even created activities based on what they had learned […]

Rockets and Ice-Cream

This week we’ve been very busy researching the best way to make a rocket as well as doing some market research on ice-cream. To find out how we can make the best rocket we have been trying out different reactions between sweets and soft drinks. We found that effervescent sweets and lemonade had the fizziest […]