Minibeasts in First Class

This week we have been learning about minibeasts. We went on a walk to the wooded area at the back of our school and we found lots of minibeasts! We found snails, slugs, spiders and worms. We also learnt some interesting facts about them. We now know that worms have no eyes and ears but they […]

Art in First Class!

This week in our Art lesson we used clay to make snakes. We can’t wait until they are dry so we can paint them! Take a look at the pictures below!

Florence Nightingale in First Class

Over the last few weeks we have been learning all about Florence Nightingale and the amazing work that she did.   Take a look at the link below to play a game about Florence and her work: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/florence_nightingale/   Have fun everyone!    

First Class Art

Take a look at the boys and girls working hard during Art time this week! We will be working on this again next week. We can’t wait to see the finished result!  

Siulóid sa Churragh

As part of our Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations we went on a walk on the Curragh. We went to see Fionn MacCumhaill!  Everyone had a great time! Take a look at the pictures below!  

Óró sé do bheatha ‘bhaile in First Class!

We have been learning the song “Óró, sé do bheatha ‘bhaile” in First Class. Here are the words if you would like to sing it at home!   Óró, sé do bheatha ‘bhaile! Óró, sé do bheatha ‘bhaile! Óró, sé do bheatha ‘bhaile! Anois ar theacht an tsamhraidh!   ‘Sé do bheatha a bhean ba […]

Grassy Knolls in 1st Class!

Mick, the cryptozoologist, came in to work with the children this week. Everyone got to make their very own grassy knoll! We will have to water them and take good care of them over the next few weeks. Take a look at the pictures below!  

Maths games in First Class!

The children had great fun this week playing maths games during maths time. Take a look at the pictures below!

Friendship week in NETNS

This week was friendship week in NETNS. In our school we always try to act in a friendly and kind manner, so this week we celebrated it. The whole school took part in a friendship activity everyday. On Monday we were introduced to our friendship song “Lean on me”. Tuesday we studied poems about friendship […]

RSA visit and Friendship week!

Sarah from The Road Safety Authority came in to visit our class this week. She spoke to the children about how important it is to stay safe. She reminded the children about the 4 important steps to remember when crossing the road. They are: Stop, Wait, Look, Listen.  She also spoke to the children about […]

Healthy Lunches in First Class!

They boys and girls have been learning about food and the healthy food types that they could include in their lunchboxes every day. We completed some activities around this idea. Take a look at the pictures below! Also a special thank you to Kathy, Gracie’s mum, for coming in to speak to all the children […]

People in our community!

We have been learning about all the different types of jobs that people may have in our community. Aoife, Róisín’s mum, very kindly came in to speak to all the First Class children about her job as a nurse. The boys and girls had an opportunity to ask Aoife some questions about her job too. […]

After School Activities Consent Form

Consent forms for Tuesday after school activities will be sent home with pupils on  Friday 22nd January 2016 and on  Monday 1st February 2016 for Wednesday activities. If you need to print another consent form you can do so by clicking on the link below. After school consent form Please return the consent form and […]

First Class News!

On Thursday afternoon the children from Michael’s 4th Class came to visit us to do some paired reading with our class. It was great fun and 4th class loved to hear us reading our books. We can’t wait to read to them again next week! Take a look at the pictures below!      

The South Pole!

In First Class we have been learning some interesting facts about the South Pole. Take a look at the link below for some great pictures and facts! http://www.oddizzi.com/teachers/explore-the-world/places/antarctica/