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 […]

Book Week in Rang a Sé

We’ve had a great week celebrating Book Week in Marie’s Class. Our favourite activities include making our own book covers, writing our own comic strips, paired reading with Elaine’s second class and getting to meet local author Hazel Gaynor who came to read to us and Eimear’s fourth class today. Hazel reminded us that she […]

Paired Reading in 2nd class

This week was book week in NETNS. Each day we had different reading activities. One of the highlights from our week was the paired reading activity. We read and discussed our books with the children in 6th class. It was a really enjoyable experience and we hope to do it again before the summer.

Feel- good Friday

We really enjoyed all of the lovely activities during wellness week. On Mindful Monday we chose a secret friend for the week to be kind to. On Thankful Tuesday we wrote thank you postcards to people that help us. On Wellness Wednesday we made joy jars, and wrote down all of the things that bring […]