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 […]

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 […]