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 […]

What am I? Haiku Poems

This week in First Class we have been learning about Haiku poetry. Haiku poems began in Japan and have 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third. We read some Haiku poems and we had lots of fun writing our own poems. Together we wrote some haiku riddles; […]

An Coiste Gaeilge

Dia dhaoibh gach duine, Anois tá Coiste Gaeilge, (Irish committee) againn sa scoil. Ta duine amháin as gach rang ó rang a haon go dtí rang a sé ar an bhfoireann. Bhí toghcháin iontach againn I ngach rang agus anois tá ochtar againn ar choiste Gaeilge NETNS. Is iad na daoine ar Choiste Gaeilge NETNS […]

Winter Fun Slideshow

Here is a link to a slideshow of the fun activities we’ve been doing in First Class this December… Happy Holidays every one!

Snow People

    Last week in Art we made cool snow people using paper cups, felt, pom-poms and pipe-cleaners. Here are some pictures of our creations….

Toys in the Past

Over the past two weeks, First Class have been looking at what toys looked like long ago. We examined some pictures of old toys and found out that most toys were wooden while most toys today are plastic. We also interviewed people at home about their favourite toys when they were in school.  Thank you […]

We Have Magic Shoes!

This week First Class have been reading the poem “Magic Shoes” by Brian Moses. We enjoyed the poem so much we decided to write our own verses for it, here is what we created together….   I’ve got a pair of magic shoes, I can fly as high as the Eiffel Tower, I can come back […]

Reading Buddies

This week First Class got to meet their Fourth Class reading buddies. Our reading buddies listened to our reading and helped us to sound out any new words. They also asked us some questions about the stories we read. We really enjoyed reading with Fourth Class because they were so friendly and helpful and they […]

Sounds Good!

This week in First Class we have been learning about the science behind sound. We looked at how sound travels through the ear and we tried out playing some musical instruments. Today we worked in pairs to make our our own musical instruments, it was lots of fun and they sound great. Here are some […]

1st and 2nd Class

Here is a photograph of 1st and 2nd class enjoying themselves with Niall De Búrca today. He was a very funny storyteller. 

Athletics Fun in First Class

Over the past three week we have been learning about athletics in P.E. We have been been learning about how to sprint and we tried out some different starting positions and relays. We also learned about running for long distances and today we learned about throwing. We threw our beanbags very far by planting our […]

Halloween Antics in First Class

We have been having lots of Halloween fun in our class over the last few weeks, click on the link below to see a slideshowof the fun we had….