Our Latest Science Experiment in Fifth

Here in fifth class we have been investigating what foods contain starch. Starch is another word for carbohydrates and is very important in our daily diet. Starch comes from plants and gives us energy when we eat it. To test various foods for starch we used a dropper to drop a little iodine onto the […]

CLASS BANNERS – Helpers needed!!

Many thanks to all the children who have done fantastic pieces to be included on our class banners for our foyer area. We are hoping to start putting the final pieces together on Wednesday night in the Halla Glas – If any parents or guardians are available from 7.30pm for an hour or two to […]

NETNS in Bloom

We would like to brighten up the new building and the grounds with some plants and flowers. If you have any plant pots (filled or otherwise) that you would like to donate to the school please let us know. We are currently organising a “potting and gardening group”, if you are interested in helping out […]

Swimming Classes commence for 1st & 2nd

Swimming Classes 3rd and 4th Class will have their final swimming lesson for this year on Tuesday 20th April. 1st and 2nd Class will commence swimming lessons on Tuesday 27th April.

After School Activities dates Summer Term 2010

After school activities dates for the summer term are as follows; Tennis: Mondays from 2:10p.m.-3:10p.m. April 26, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 Choir: Mondays from 12:00p.m.-12:30p.m. April 26, May 10, May 24, June 14, June 21. Volleyball:  Tuesdays from 2:10p.m.-3:10p.m.                                                                                                                                       April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18 […]

Fantastic Cross Country Competitors

Congratulations to the children from 3rd-6th Class who took part in the Cumann na mBunscol Cross Country Championship in Celbridge on Thursday last. Each and every one of them did themselves and our school proud. The children that took part on the day were Tim (6th Class), Dan (6th Class),  Dominic (6th Class), David (6th Class), […]

Trip to Castlecomer Science Discovery Park – 1st Class

Hi from 1st Class, We had so much fun in Castlecomer with Junior and Senior Infants! Our favourite part of the day was definitely using a pooter to collect insects! Check out our photos!!

Visit to Kilkenny Science and Discovery Park

We had a magnificent time on our trip to Kilkenny. We visited the Castlecomer Science and Discovery Park. The highlights of our adventure include searching for Mini-beasts, fun in the playground and observing the deer. Thank you to everyone who helped make this a wonderful experience for us.  Pictures of the day to follow. Junior Infants would like […]

President McAleese to visit NETNS!

Dear all, I am writing to let you know of a letter I have received from the President’s office!! “The President has asked me to let you know that she has agreed, in principle, to accept your kind invitation for Thursday, 29 April 2010, subject to the usual requirements of State or other business that […]


As part of our Official Opening Celebration on May 13th, we are hoping to create a class banner for every class. Each class will be making a banner made from fabric which will represent their class and each individual in the class. We would ask that you, with your child choose a piece of fabric […]