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 […]

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.

Castles and Clocks

This week in second class we started learning about castles. We learned the names of the parts of a castle and the reasons why they were built. We will be doing lots of exciting project work about this over the next few weeks, including designing our own coat of arms and making shields. We are […]

2nd Class News

Last week we had a fantastic week for Seachtain na Gaeilge. We had a treasure hunt in Irish and we sang Trasna na dtonnta in assembly. We had a céili and we danced the walls of Limerick and shoe the donkey. In maths we have been continuing with numicon and learning about weight in maths. […]

Planet Earth in Second Class

We have been learning all Earth in space in class. We made our own planet Earths using marbling inks and watercolours. We really like the way they turned out!

Halloween Fun in Second Class

This week we learnt all about the history of Halloween. In English everyone wrote their own poem about a haunted house. In art we made Frankenstein heads. In SPHE we discussed fire safety. Everyone made a great effort in dressing up today and we played musical monsters at the end of the day. Have a […]

Chalk and Charcoal Skeletons

This week in second class, we looked at how to draw skeletons. We used charcoal and chalk to create them on black and white paper. We think they turned out really well! We are looking forward to our Halloween fancy dress party next week in aid of Trick or Treat for Temple Street. Get thinking […]

2nd Class News

We have had a really enjoyable September in second class. Everyone has been working hard and enjoying all the lessons. We have been busy doing project work, working on maths strategies and making a huge effort with our joined writing. We have learned lots of games in English and Irish. For PE we are going […]

Sign Up After School Activities April 17

After school consent form april 17 *If possible please print off and return consent form on the first day of the activity. Teachers will distribute consent forms on the first day of the activity.   Tuesday   Indoor and Outdoor Sculpture, Elaine, 4th – 6th http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844afad22a7fd0-outdoor   Hip hop/Jazz Dance, Fiona and Ruth, 1st – […]

Kissing Goodbye to MS

The Student council would like to say a huge thank you to the whole NETNS community for the huge support for our MS fundraiser and awareness day. We raised over seven hundred euro for MS Ireland!! The children made such a huge effort dressing up, making banners and learning about MS. It has been incredible […]

Kissing Goodbye to MS

The student council are delighted to announce that this year NETNS will be hosting our first ever MS fundraiser and awareness day, we are doing our part to kiss goodbye to MS. On Thursday (16th Feb) the student council are asking all members of the school community to wear something red (you can be as […]