Raising Our Third Green Flag!

What a day! Today we celebrated the raising of our third Green Schools flag. The weather really helped us out and made the event even more special. All of us went out to the yard and celebrated together. Eimear told us all about the importance of looking after our planet, shared some brilliant facts about […]

NETNS Sports Camp

This year there will be a sports camp taking place in NETNS from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July for students in NETNS. Forms were given out to all classes this week. If you would like your child to take part please send in the application form with your child addressed to Clara (junior […]

Wellness week in NETNS

This week in NETNS we had fun celebrating wellness week by doing some fun mindfulness activities. Some of the favourites were guided meditation, mindfulness colouring, mindfulness yoga, random acts of kindness, positive emotions bank and writing acrostic poems about mindfulness. After mindfulness week we now know the importance of looking after our mental health and […]

A Visit from the Champions Cup!

Wow, what an exciting start to a dull and rainy Thursday! Neil from Leinster Rugby brought the Pro 14 and Champions cup trophies that the Leinster Rugby team won in 2018 to share with the school! It was fabulous to see the trophies and to hear Neil talk about the skills that the Leinster team had […]

S.T.E.M Assembly Fun!

On Thursday we celebrated all of the hard work the children had done during our S.T.E.M (Science, technology, engineering and maths) challenge week. Each class had been set a challenge, be it making paper aeroplanes, the strongest column, lollipop stick bridges or helicopters. It was fabulous to see all of the hard work and creativity […]

STEM Week Paper Helicopters

This week we celebrated STEM week by designing and making paper helicopters. We learned about fair tests. We adapted our designs to see if we could make them spin faster. Next week we will have a STEM assembly. Cian had the fastest helicopter in our class. His winning design will be shown in assembly next […]

Picasso clowns and 2D shapes

This week in second class we made collages based on a Picasso painting called ‘Punchinello with Guitar’1920. We painted the stripes of the circus tent first. Then we cut up 2d shapes to make the clown and added them to the picture. Here are some examples of our work! <img

Haunted Houses and Halloween Crafts

Trick or Treat for Temple Street Dress Up Day!

Everyone looked fantastic in their costumes today! We managed to raise €510 for Temple Street Children’s Hospital! A big thank you to everyone who contributed towards our dress up day!

Second Class News

This week in second class we were busy with student council and green school elections. We voted for the nominees and we are waiting for the results to be announced next week. In maths we have been doing wonderful work on mental maths strategies, using a combination of partitioning, doubles and our knowledge of powerful […]

100 Squares and Clay Squirrels

This week in second class we continued working on our report writing. We have been learning new vocabulary and headings for writing reports on animals which include; title, classification, appearance, diet and habitat. We made clay squirrels in art, developing line, shape, texture and pattern in clay. In maths we worked on our 100 squares […]

The Red Squirrel

We have been finding out lots of information about the red squirrel in second class. We made pictures of red squirrels and their bushy, red tails. Did you know that they use their tails to balance and they also use them to warn other squirrels of danger? We began researching facts about them and highlighting […]

Doubles and near doubles

This week in second class, we were learning all about doubles and near doubles in maths. We used doubles to help us to solve addition and subtraction problems. We are looking forward to using these maths facts during the year. Remember there is swimming on Monday, enjoy the weekend everyone! Tharren and Elaine

Mark Making in Second

This week in second class we were exploring drawing in art by making marks using pastels and colouring pencils, it was really great! Here are some photos of us with our work. We are really looking forward to swimming on Monday morning. Have a great weekend everyone!

Bodhráns in sixth thanks to Emma and Elaine

This week Emma arranged for us to have the use of bodhráns in sixth class, which is an amazing resource for us to have and we’re very grateful to her. Elaine very kindly agreed to give us a lesson in how to play them, as she is a wonderful bodhrán player herself. We had a […]