A Day on the Farm

A Day on the Farm- 1st class slide show We made our first book in First class this week. It’s about a day on the farm. We made all the sentences ourselves and spelt everything all by ourselves! We are very proud of our work, please have a read!! We hope you enjoy it as […]

Book collection results so far… 751 and counting!

Congratulations to everyone for their amazing work collecting books for the school library. So far, a staggering 751 books have now been donated to the library by the school community! Well done everyone.  

Happy NETNS Book Week 2013!

To mark the end of Book Week we are inviting everyone to dress up as a character from a book this Friday 1st March. It could be anything from Snow White to Denis the Menace from Inky mouse to Shrek, use your imagination! Looking forward to seeing all of our favourite characters come to life on Friday!

Magnetic Fun!!

We’ve been learning about magnets this week. It was a lot of fun exploring with our magnets in the classroom. We learned about that magnets have two poles, a North and South Pole and that like poles repel each other causing the magnets to push away from each other, while opposite poles attract each other, […]

NETNS Book Week and Book Fair 2013

We are delighted to announce that the annual NETNS Book Week will take place next week from Monday 25th February to Friday 1st March. During Book Week we will be doing lots of fun activities to celebrate books and reading and on Wednesday 27th February the annual Travelling Book Fair will arrive in the school. The […]

After School Activities Update

The after school activities will begin on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th for 8 weeks and will finish at 3.10pm. There are still places available for every activity except art. Unfortunately soccer and hockey will not go ahead as planned unless we have 5 more for soccer and a minimum of 2 more for hockey.  […]

Happy Hearts- Obstacle Course

This week all the children in the school have been taking turns trying out the obstacle course that fifth class set up in the halla. It is a really fun way for us to be active. Well done to all involved. Here is a picture of some of the children in first class trying out […]

Step it Up!

Here in 1st class we’re trying to get more active during the day! We should be taken 15,000 steps everyday but results show that children only get an average of 13,000. We’re trying to increase our steps by 1,000 in school and 1,000 at home. Every morning we start off with our ‘Step it up’ […]

Planting Tulips

We’ve been busy planting tulips this week! We brought in empty glass jars from home and each planted our own tulips. They are ready on the windowsill for some sun! We used compost and will water them everyday to help them grow! It was our first time planting bulbs, we used seeds for our grassheads. […]

Measuring Up!

We’ve been learning all about measurements in class this week! We’ve learnt lots of new terms and now know how to estimate a measurement and measure something. We had lots of fun measuring in many different ways; matchsticks, lollipop sticks, hand spans, rulers and metre sticks! Our classroom is now all measured up!!!

Progress Meetings – Early Finish

Progress Meetings will take place during the coming weeks.  Teachers will inform individual parents /guardians of their own specific time, day and date. Due to Department regulations (circular 10/04), progress meetings must take place outside school hours.  School will close to pupils (1st to 6th class) on Wednesday 6th February at 1.55pm in order to […]

Bird Watching

This week we have been bird watching each morning in Hilda’s classroom. We have seen lots of different birds such as chaffinches, grey tits, magpies and blackbirds. We have been looking at how the birds eat and how we can tell what type of bird it is. Did you know that the blackbird usually eats […]

The Cinema comes to 1st class!!

It has been a busy week in 1st class, settling back into the routine of school again after the holidays but thankfully we haven’t forgotten any of our classroom rules and we’ve had a very productive week. We went to see Sleeping Beauty on Wednesday and were very well behaved!!! We got a paper chain […]

A trip to the hairdressers!!!

Our grassheads haven’t stopped grown over the past few weeks with all our loving care! Our windowsill was beginning to look like a lawn so we decided a trip to the hairdressers was needed! We had great fun cutting the grassheads hair any style we liked! Have a look at before and after!

Doodle for Google Competition

A massive congratulations to everyone who took part in the recent Doodle for Google competition, there were some fabulous entries and it was incredibly difficult to select the six entries that we could send to Google.   We wish we could have sent them all! On Monday this week we sent away the designs to Google’s offices […]