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 […]

The Force of Nature- 4th Class

This weeek we have been preparing to enter the “Force of Nature” Credit Union Art competition. First we discussed what “forces of nature” meant. We talked about hurricanes, sunsets, rainbows, tornadoes, earthquakes,tsunamis and the changing seasons. Next we discussed with our partners what our interpretation of the theme was. Then we did drafts on A4 […]

Report Writing- 4th Class

This week we have been learning all about report writing. We have focused on fact based reports and have been working super hard on our first draft of our animal reports. Some of the animals we’ve been researching are cheetahs, lions, narwahls, elephants ,penguins,lots of different breeds of dogs and many more. We’ve discovered some […]

Fourth Class News!

Welcome back to Fourth Class. It’s been a busy week and we’ve been getting used to new class routines. In Art we had fun making really colourful self-portraits which are now displayed as you enter our classroom. We personalised them by picking our favourite jerseys, clothing, hairstyles etc. Linking up with this we have been […]

Awesome Authors in 4th class

Over the last number of weeks 4th class have been busy writing and illustrating their own books. As part of the “Write a book” programme the children were given the task of coming up with a book of their own design. A huge amount of work and effort went into planning, designing, editing and publishing […]

Senior Infants News

Maths week this week and senior infants looked at shape, data and measure for the three days. We went to the halla on Thursday to work at stations. Michael’s 4th class worked with the boys and girls to teach them about different ways of measuring: liquid, length and weight. We had a lot of fun […]

Reading buddies!

  Michael’s Fourth Class came to visit us this week to help us with our reading. We had a lovely time listening to the older boys and girls reading some stories to us! Take a look at the pictures below!

4th Class News

This week in 4th class we started a new novel. It’s called Little Croker and is written by Joe O’Brien. The story follows a boy called Danny and his football team Littlestown Crokes. We are really enjoying the book so far and have made predictions of what we think will happen in the story. In […]

Final week in Senior Infants

  I cannot believe the year is almost over and that i am writing my final class blog! What a year it has been. It was active week this week and senior infants enjoyed the variety of activities carried out all week. Activities such as penalty shootout, skip-a-ton, long distance running and Drop Everything and […]

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 […]

Fourth Class come to visit First Class!

Michael’s Fourth Class have been coming to visit  us to help us with our reading! First of all we read a story for the boys and girls in 4th Class and then it’s their turn to read a story for us! We really enjoy this activity and can’t wait for their visit each week! Take […]

All Set for Peace Proms

There is great excitement in NETNS at the moment as the children in the school choir are ready to perform in the RDS for the Peace Proms concert. They have spent hours rehearsing the songs and are now ready to perform on the big stage.