Coil Pottery

Over the past two weeks First Class have been working on coil pots.  First we chose a shape for the base of our pot. Then we rolled out coils of clay and placed them on the base. We smoothed the coils on the inside of our pots to make sure they stuck together. We painted […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

After school Activities Wednesday 26th

  There will be NO football or arts + crafts after school tomorrow Wednesday March 26th. This is due to teacher training after school. Instead the following will be the last three dates for after-school football and arts + crafts: Wednesday April 2nd Wednesday April 9th Wednesday April 30th (after Easter break)  

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.

Súilóid!

  Seo Rang a hAon os comhair Fionn Mac Cumhall inniu. Bhí an-spórt againn!

NETNS Book Week 2014

We are delighted to announce that the annual NETNS Book Week will take place from Monday 24th to Friday 28th March. During Book Week we will be doing lots of fun activities to celebrate books and reading including a dress-up day on Friday 28th. We are also asking for the help of parents and guardians during Book […]

Book Fair 2014: 20th-25th March

  The Annual Celtic Travelling Book Fair will be at N.E.T.N.S. library from Thursday March 20th until Tuesday March 25th.   As always the Book Fair will have a fantastic selection of books for children of all ages and every book you buy helps us to get new books for the school. The children will […]

Gach duine le chéile san Halla!

  Today we had a whole school assembly where each class sang a song in Irish and we all finished with Amhrán na bhFiann – it was a really great morning and all of the performances were fantastic. Bhí daoine ag canadh, ag rince agus ag seinm.  Rinne gach duine iarracht an-mhaith agus bhí siad […]

A Little Rhyme

Today, First Class wrote a poem together. We had lots of fun finding rhyming words to fit into our poem. Here it is, we hope you enjoy it.     A Little Rhyme Once upon a time I caught a little rhyme I set it on the shelf but it broke all my delph I chased it out […]