First Class Poetry

This week First Class have been working on butterfly poems. We have been reading the poem “Fancy Me” by Janet Paisley. The poem is about  a little catterpillar who eats too much and goes to sleep because he is feeling sick. He awakes to find that he has turned into a beautiful butterfly. Before we […]

NETNS Open Evening

We are delighted to announce that NETNS will host an Open Evening for the School Community on Tuesday, April 12th 2011 @ 7p.m. We are currently seeking two parental volunteers from each class to help on the evening. These volunteers will be divided into 3 groups as follows: Group 1: Set Up Group. This group will be responsible […]

Growing Seeds in First Class

In the past few weeks First Class have looked at experiments to see what plants need to grow. We planted seeds in pots and took away one important thing from each pot to see what happened to each one. We didn’t give water to one pot, we covered another pot so it didn’t have light and we […]

Project Work

Well done to Leon and Ryan in first class who both completed some project work over the past week and a half. Leon did a fantastic project on the Zoo. He visited London Zoo recently and had such a brilliant time he decided to share his experience with everyone. He got pictures of a lot […]

Local Trail Tomorrow!!

Just a reminder that we will be going on our Local Trail to the Curragh tomorrow (Wednesday, 16th March) Please ensure that your child is wearing appropriate warm and waterproof clothing and footwear (old runners/old boots/wellies) Many thanks and fingers crossed that the weather remains kind to us!! Orla

Tráth na gCeist

Chomhghairdeas mhór do na buaiteóirí an Tráth na gCeist a bhí ar siúl Dé hAoine seo caite. 1. Caoire (25 poínte) 2. Jefery (24 poínte) 2. Marió (24 poínte) Tá súil againn gur bhain sibh taitneamh as!!

Lá Glas ar siúl amárach!

Ná déan dearmad ar an Lá Glas. Beidh sé ar siúl amárach!! Caith rud éigin glas, mar shampla geansaí glas, t-léine glas, cóta glas nó stocaí glas!! Beidh an scoil ag breathnú go hálainn amárach leis an dath glas i ngach aon áit chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh!!

Book Week 2011

What an exciting week we had last week 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, to the writers Mary, Debbie and Hazel and to all the children, staff, parents and guardians who took part in and supported Book […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2011

Tá sceitimíní orainn go léir i NETNS mar tá Seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl ó 5ú – 17ú Márta.  Beidh go leor , leor rudaí ar síul againn chun an seachtain speisialta sin a cheiliúradh!  We are very excited in NETNS because Seachtain na Gaeilge is taking place from March 5th – 17th 2011. There will be […]

Book Week Dress-up Day

To mark the end of Book Week we are inviting everyone to dress up as a character from a book this Friday 4th 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 […]

Permission Slips for trips to The Curragh

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),  As spring has finally sprung, we are very eager to avail of a wonderful natural resource that is right on our doorstep. The Curragh offers many beneficial learning opportunities for all the children and we would like to bring children there on fieldtrips from time to time. We are currently compiling a permission […]

No Homework for First Class!

To celebrate the beginning of Book Week First Class have no homework, we’re reading a book instead! Happy reading everyone!

Book Fair 2011

We are very excited to announce that the annual Travelling Book Fair will be arriving in NETNS on Wednesday 2nd of March. The Book Fair will be in the school until Monday 7th March and will coincide with NETNS Book Week 2011. The Book Fair will take place in our Library on the first floor. […]

First Class in Space

This week First Class have been on some exciting space adventures. In Geography we learned about the sun and the moon and in History we found out the facts on Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing. On Monday we went on a special mission to collect information on a new planet. We met some […]

Float or Sink?

First Class had to put on their thinking caps yesterday during our latest science experiment; we had to decide what objects in our classroom would float in water and what would sink in water. First we collected our objects: paperclips, rubbers, crayons, lollipop sticks and cubes. Then we looked at what material the objects were […]