Wellness week in NETNS

This week in NETNS we had fun celebrating wellness week by doing some fun mindfulness activities. Some of the favourites were guided meditation, mindfulness colouring, mindfulness yoga, random acts of kindness, positive emotions bank and writing acrostic poems about mindfulness. After mindfulness week we now know the importance of looking after our mental health and […]

5th class News

This week 5th class finished up on their gymnastics lessons with a floor performance in groups that incorporated props. The pupils really stuck together to make very creative synchronized dance. They used benches as beams and mats to show their skills at tumbles, cartwheels and hand stands. Next week 5th class will return to swimming […]

This week in Sinéad’s 5th class

This week in 5th, the class earned their first stage of the marble jar, which meant they got to have pancakes on Friday. It was a lovely way to end the week as the class worked hard to earn the marbles. During the week the class started a new topic in maths: Number Theory. Also […]

5th Class News

Over the past 2 weeks, 5th class have been busy working with wool in art. They started weaving with wool to make coasters and this week they are designing yarn art. This type of art required a lot of patience as the boys and girls glue their wool prints together on card. They are turning […]

Merry Christmas from 5th!

Once the revision and assessments finished up, 5th class really got festive with a Gaeilge Christmas group quiz, Christmas song singing and watching a Christmas movie. On our last day, we had hot chocolates and did our class secret Santa. It was such a fun day and we were all buzzing with excitement (and a […]

Last 2 weeks in 5th class

  The last two weeks in 5th have been so busy. From Santas visit to the school, to the getting ready for the schools “Winter Fair” and many more activities in between. 5th have been preparing hard for their assessments before the Christmas holidays. They are learning two Christmas songs on the tin whistle; “Jingle […]

A Busy Week in 5th

What an incredibly busy week we had this week! 5th class had their assembly for the school on Thursday and they performed 2 songs: “32 Counties and 40 shades of Green” and “Stuck in the Middle”. They also discussed some counties projects to the school. Once our bridges from our S.T.E.M Week were complete, the […]

STEM Week in Sinéad’s 5th Class

This week, 5th class got stuck into constructing bridges for their activity for STEM Week. The class had to follow specific instructions as part of the task and only used PVA glue and lollipop sticks. As they worked in pairs, they had to decide how to build the strongest structure using their bundle of lollipop […]

The Counties of Ireland in 5th

This week, 5th class focused on Ireland and getting to know all that each county in Ireland has to offer. The class went through counties such as Carlow, Kilkenny and some major tourist attractions across Ireland including Glendalough, The Giants Causeway, The Cliffs of Moher and The Ring of Kerry. We started expanding these images […]

Tag Rugby in 5th

This week, 5th class started Tag Rugby with Neil Taylor and the class were super excited to get stuck in. Neil started the session with questions to check the classes knowledge of the game of tag- non- contact sport, game of speed etc. Neil brought them through some skills in groups along with some fun […]

Projects and Halloween Fun in 5th

What a week in 5th! The boys and girls finished off projects during the week and presented them on Friday to the class. The projects were on places in Ireland and promoting the area based on activities, history and the natural landscape. Some topics presented included; Loftus Hall, Glendalough, The Curragh and Kerry. 5th started […]

A Colourful Week in Sinéad’s 5th class

Another week done and dusted and the 5th class boys and girls are really into the swing of things. This week the class started long division and went into groups. We practiced repeated subtraction as our warm up into the topic and then looked at our division tables. 5th class finished off the topic of […]

Sinéad’s 5th Class trip to the Curragh

During the week, 5th class prepared for their trip to the Curragh. The boys and girls listened to facts and stories about the Curragh and discussed the old story of St. Brigid, and her link to the Curragh. They looked at different wildlife and plants also. On Thursday, 5th class took at trip to the […]

5th Class survey

Last week, the teachers wanted to try out a new style of yard to keep everyone safe on yard. There was a running area and a chill out area.The chill out area was the basketball court and the running area was the edge of the court to the steps.We asked people how they liked it. […]

This Week in 5th!

Another great week in 5th as the boys and girls moved on to learning about multiplication and little quick tricks on carrying out multiplication using their heads. The class started learning about the Aztecs and the wonderful art work carried out by them. They looked at the importance of Gods and irrigation too. In P.E, […]