Thank You!

A huge thank you to all the children and adults who supported the Book Fair this year, it was a huge success and will allow us to buy lots of new books for the school. Also a big thank you to the staff and children who helped out with the running of the Book Fair, […]

Springtime in NETNS

    Spring has arrived in NETNS, here are some pictures of the beauty all around us…..

Croí na Scoile Displays from 3rd and 4th Classes

Thanks to Third and Fourth  Classes for their beautiful and informative displays on our Croí na Scoile (Ethical Education) Noticeboard in the foyer this term. Keep an eye on the Croí na Scoile noticeboard to find out more about what we learn in Ethical Education during the year. 4th Class did projects on religious festivals.

Book Fair in NETNS 23rd-28th April

The Annual Celtic Travelling Book Fair will be at N.E.T.N.S.foyer from Thursday April 23rd until Tuesday April 28th.   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 […]

Writing Checklist

This week my 5th Class group have been busy making a display for my room. We have come up with reminders that everyone needs before and after writing and we are working on making a clear and attractive display of the reminders for the wall. In small groups we brainstormed what children can forget when […]

Poetry Pros!

In our reading groups over the last two weeks we have been working on poetry. We read a great poem called “Trouser Hunt” about a boy who was looking for his trousers in a very messy bedroom. We chatted about what things can get lost from time to time at home or at school like […]

Croí na Scoile Displays

Thanks to Fifth and Sixth Classes for their beautiful and informative displays on our Croí na Scoile (Ethical Education) Noticeboard in the foyer this term. Keep an eye on the Croí na Scoile noticeboard to find out more about what we learn in Ethical Education during the year.

Natalie’s Room

  We were very busy this week in Natalie’s room! Some of us read a story called ‘Sam’s Horrible Sandwiches’ and we then created lists of Ingredients which we could use to create our very own ‘Horrible Sandwich’! We also imagined what it would be like to be a  Journalist this week and came up […]

Coil Pottery

Over the past two weeks First Class have been working on coil pots.  First we chose a shape for the base of our pot. Then we rolled out coils of clay and placed them on the base. We smoothed the coils on the inside of our pots to make sure they stuck together. We painted […]

Inspired by Nature

This week in Art, First Class learned about the famous painter, Claude Monet. We learned about his life and career and looked at some of his paintings. Monet made people look at the world and nature in a new way. He loved gardening and painting pictures of nature. We decided to have our Art lesson […]

Junior Cycle Reform – Talks for Parents in June

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) presents a series of meetings organised with the National Parents Council – Primary and Post Primary on Junior Cycle reform The meetings are aimed, in particular, at parents of children starting post-primary school in September. They will provide information on The changes being introduced in September The main features of the junior […]

Thanks Niamh!

All the girls and boys in fourth class would like to say ahuge thank you to Niamh Cunningham, who has come in and taught us the Respect programme this year. We learned so many valuable things about compromising and listening to each other. Today Niamh presented us with certificates to put in out Respect programme […]

First Class School Tour to Imaginosity

  We had a fantastic day at Imaginosity on Tuesday, there were so many exciting things to play with and we had a lovely picnic afterwards. Well done to First Class for showing such lovely manners and playing so safely. Here are some pictures of the fun we had. (Click on the pictures to see […]

Inspired by Van Gogh

This week we learned all about the famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. We really enjoyed looking at and discussing some of his paintings especially “Starry Night” and “Sunflowers”. We made our own versions of these paintings and tried out Van Gogh’s technique using oil pastels.

Authors in First Class

Over the past few weeks our class have been working very hard writing and illustrating our own books. Each child made a book called “Mé Féin”. The books are as Gaeilge and they are all about ourselves and the things we like. We were very excited to share them last night at the open evening […]