Internet Safety Workshop for Parents and Guardians

Internet safety

On Monday 24th April there will be Internet Safety Workshops for children from 2nd – 6th class during the school day.  These workshops are tailored specifically for primary school children and will be delivered by Zeeko.  Please see www.zeeko.ie for further information. At 7pm on 24th April, Parents and Guardians are invited to attend a [...]

Open Evening – Wednesday 5th April

Open evening welcome

The children, staff and Board of Management of Newbridge Educate Together National School would like to invite you to attend our Open Evening which will be hosted for the school community on Wednesday 5th April. In order to help ease congestion in the school and the carpark, parents and guardians of children in junior infants to [...]

Creative dance in Rang a Sé

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This week in sixth class we learned to tell a story with dance moves only. This meant that we couldn’t use mime, dialogue or anything else apart from a dance movement so each part of the story had to be told with a different sequence of movements. We got the hang of it straight away [...]

Tin Whistle in Fifth

We have been learning the tin whistle in fifth class for the past couple of months. Now we can play ‘Down by the Sally Gardens’, ‘I’ll Tell Me Ma’, ‘Irelands Call’ and ‘Oró Sé do Bheatha Bhaile’. Everyone really enjoys it and we try to play it every day for a few minutes. Its amazing [...]

20th March – 24th March in Amy’s Class

Phew! Another week has flown by and this week we discussed the weather as Gaeilge. One of our favourite phrases was ‘Tá an aimsir go hálainn!’ In Maths, we’ve become amazing at telling the time on the analogue at clock and how to convert (word of the week) minutes to hours and minutes, and back [...]

Ruth’s 5th Class

This week in class the children exercised their analytical and critical thinking skills in various ways. First of all we looked at the poem ‘Don’t be Scared’, focusing on sophisticated imagery in the poem and relating them to our every day lives. In Music we analysed two pieces of music- one related to the character [...]

Growing Seeds

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We were learning that seeds need water, light, warmth and soil to grow. We learned that roots grow down to hold the seed in place and a shoot grows upwards to become a stem. We enjoyed watching our roots grow down and the stems grow up the past few weeks. We noticed some seeds didn’t [...]

A week on the farm in Junior Infants

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We’ve had another super week in Junior Infants. We’ve been looking at farming and the jobs that farmers do. We talked about the animals that live on farms and the crops that farmers grow. In Aistear we put Old MacDonald’s animals in the order of the song, designed and made our own farms and investigated [...]

No Homework Club on Monday 27th March

There will be no Homework Club on Monday 27th March due to staff training taking place. Homework Club will resume on Monday 3rd April.  

Letters home this week 20/3/17 – 24/3/17

The following letters were sent home this week: All classes: volunteer sports day letter 2017