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 […]

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

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 […]

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!

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 […]

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 2

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 2 It was a short week this week because of the bank holiday Monday. In Irish this week we started the story ‘Neasa ar scoil’ and we added to our Irish news writing vocabulary by adding ‘Bhí spraoi agam sa ……..’ and ‘Ní raibh spraoi agam sa ……’. In […]

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 – […]

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 1

Tharren’s second class Term 3 Week 1 We had another great week in second class. In Irish we learnt the answer to the question ‘did you do your homework last night?’. Luckily for me the answer most of the time is ‘Rinne mé mo obair bhaile aréir’. In English we learnt that sometimes we put […]

Tharren’s second class Term 2 Week 9

Tharren’s second class Term 2 Week 9 (Monday 13th – Wednesday 15th March) It was a short week this week but we managed to pack a lot in. On Tuesday we were Céilí dancing with second class from Gealscoil Chill Dara. All the children danced beautifully. After the dancing each class was asked to perform […]

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 […]