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 […]

First Class Swimmers!

This week First Class went swimming for the very first time. We were very excited Monday morning when we got on the bus but all of the children listened carefully and remembered all of their swimming gear. We had lots of fun at the pool and the swimming teachers taught the children new things in […]

Planting and Minions in Fourth class

Here are some pictures of us planting turnip seeds today in fourth class. Also some pictures of some of us with our finished paper mache minons. Enjoy the well deserved break everyone! Clara.

First Class Swimming Starts Monday 28th April

First Class will begin swimming lessons the day we return from our Easter holidays. Please have your swimming bag and swimming gear ready on the day. Enjoy the holidays!

Shadow Fun

In Science this week we learned about shadows. We played a game about finding the source of light and we discovered that some shiny things can’t make their own light they only reflect light like the moon and coins. We also learned that shadows change during the day depending on where the sun is in […]

NETNS Book Week 2014: Thank You!

What an exciting week we’ve had here in NETNS celebrating books and reading! A HUGE Thank you to the parents and guardians who visited to read to the classes during the week all of you made it a very special week for us. Thank you to all the staff and children for taking part in the Book Week […]

Court Case in Fourth Class

Over the last few weeks in fourth class we have been looking at the tragic case of Davey Moore who died in a boxing fight. This week we took all the suspects to the stand and had our own class trial, with a judge, jury, defence team and prosecuting team. Six suspects took the stand […]

Book Week Dress-up Day This Friday 28th March

To mark the end of Book Week we are inviting everyone to dress up as a character from a book this Friday 28th  March. It could be anything from Snow White to Denis the Menace from Inky Mouse to Shrek, use your imagination! For some clever dress-up ideas this page has lots of ideas: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/costumes_for_kids.htm Looking forward […]

Another Great Poem from Fourth Class

Can you hear that lovely sound ? It’s like the birds are singing A quiet wailing of a hound or the little phone that’s ringing ! Can you hear that lovely sound ? are they the tiny drops of rain a child’s scream when his dog was found or a fire starting to flame Can […]

Talented Poet in Fourth Class

Hi there I’m Kate Swords and I would really like to share this poem I wrote with you As green is to grass Flower is to petal As blue is to sky Hansel is to Gretel As white is to snow Page is to book As black is to coal Shake is to shook As […]

Thank You Angela

Over the past few weeks we have been very lucky to have Angela working in our class. Today was Angela’s last day so we would like to say a big “thank you” to her for all her hard work teaching us and all the exciting lessons she did.

Seachtain na Gaeilge sa rang 4

We had an action packed week this week in fourth class. Here are some pictures of using measuring the perimeter of the yard in maths, walking on the Curragh for Seachtain na Gaeilge and shaking things up for a science experiment. Enjoy the long weekend everyone, Clara.