5th class Assembly performance

5th class had a busy week rehearsing and signing aztec masks. Their assembly performance took place on Friday and what a performance it was! The song was a bit hit among the school. Also on Friday, the class listened to Karen from the Greens school talk all about climate change and discussed all the difference […]

Aztecs in 5th

This week 5th class started learning about Mexico and are learning about the Aztecs. The Aztecs were a group of people that lived in Tenotitchlan, but we now know it as Mexico city today. The pupils looked at the importance of God’s to their culture and 5th will look more closely into all these gods […]

An investigation of Autumn!

This week, in addition to some superb work in English, Maths and Irish, we began to look at the topic of Autumn. We went into our woodlands and found all sorts of leaves, twigs, fungi and berries, created some fabulous art and built some great homes for hibernating animals. We looked at hibernation, what it […]

This Week in Sinéad’s 5th Class

This week 5th class finished off the topic of lines and angles in Maths and sent their informal letters to the other 5th class. We await a reply from the other class. In Gaeilge, 5th class started a new chapter on “An Seomra Nua” and also wrote descriptions about themselves and other characters. We are […]

Magnets, Electricity and a tiny Tesla!

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks investigating magnetism and electricity. Last week we had great fun discovering what was magnetic, what wasn’t and trying to figure out why that was. This week, we turned our attention to electricity, we talked about the benefits and the dangers of electricity, and investigated how to build circuits […]

Tree of Kindness Winners

The children who showed the most kindness this week are:     Clara’s: Seán           Kim: Lea Natalie: Jessica           Eimear: Maja Denis: Zorjana            David: Lillie May Tharren: Indie             Elaine: Molly Rachael = Malachy              […]

Junior Infants Update

We have been very busy in junior infants for the past few weeks. In phonics we can now read five sounds, s, a, t, i and p. We look forward to learning about n next week. With the sounds we have learned we can make words such as sat, tap, pat and pit. We are […]

Creativity in Sinead’s 5th Class

Another wonderful week in 5th this week with the class starting their piñatas for Halloween. The class were split into groups and they started their first layer of gluing. It will take a few weeks as the class will need at least 4 layers of newspaper on their pinatas before any decoration is done. They […]

A Super Start in Junior Infants

We have been very busy in junior infants. We have now settled into the school routine and have been learning loads of new and exciting things. In Aistear we started learning about houses and homes. We did wonderful activities such as making lego houses, painting pictures of houses, cutting and sticking furniture from the house […]

A Curragh break from School

Over the past few weeks, 5th class have been learning about place value in maths, informal letters in English and mé féin in Gaeilge. In the first few days of school, 5th class carried out some class games in English and Gaeilge to settle back into school life. This week in 5th, the class started […]

Active Week and Farewell to 5th Class ?

Well, what a year it’s been! Its hard to believe the year is over already and 5th class are now N.E.T.N.S’s new 6th class. They got to celebrate this on Friday but we had a farewell on yard for the 6th class pupils of 2018/2019 and it was emotional for many. We had 2 whole […]

School’s out in Niamh’s 4th Class?

What an exciting run up to the school holidays, 4th class did so many fun activities. Last week the class had a Relay for Life talk about raising cancer awareness and the class created superheroes to fight cancer and raise awareness. The superheroes were so impressive that they are all going to be displayed at […]

Junior Infants Update

We had another super week in junior infants. In aistear we continued our study of the season summer. In Gaeilge we have been writing and in maths we were learning about time. In phonics we have been continuing with our reading and writing. We have been practicing for our school assembly next week and we […]

Raising Our Third Green Flag!

What a day! Today we celebrated the raising of our third Green Schools flag. The weather really helped us out and made the event even more special. All of us went out to the yard and celebrated together. Eimear told us all about the importance of looking after our planet, shared some brilliant facts about […]

Fossils and Dinosaurs

We are learning about  dinosaurs that lived 6 million years ago then turned into fossils. We are doing our very own volcano experiment to help us understand how the dinosaurs were buried and became fossils. We are enjoying being paleontologists in role play and recording our fossils finds. We are making dinosaurs in the construction […]