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 […]

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!

5th Class Update

Another week has flown by and 5th class are learning about Operations in Maths. In English, the class are finished their 2nd draft of report writing on the Céide Field’s and in Gaeilge the class are continuing to revise an aimsir chaite and record verbs in their briathra notebook. At the end of the week, […]

Fun in 5th!

One full week of school down already. The class are really into the routine in the classroom now. This week we started our Briathra in Gaeilge and recording our verbs in our books. We also played a fun quiz on Friday looking back over phrases and vocabulary covered as Gaeilge during the week. We were […]

Peace Proms

With Peace Proms fast approaching we hope that all students taking part could practice the songs over the Winter break. Below are two links to the songs and choreography. Choreography Videos 2018 Choir Tracks 2018 v1   Thanks, Emma, Roisin and Clara

Brilliant fun in Dunmore East

On Wednesday both our fifth classes went on our school tour to Dunmore East Adventure Centre in County Waterford. It was an absolutely fantastic experience! We got to do activities such as archery, caving, rock climbing, pedal boating and kayaking. The childrens’ favourite activity by far was the wibit wipeout course on the water. Here […]

5th Class News

This week in fifth class we made sculptures of emojis made from natural materials as part of construction in art. We filled our class marble jar and we went to the Curragh to play tag rugby, rounders and soccer. We have been learning all about weight in maths and in geography we have been examining […]

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 – […]

SOS Lusitania

We have been reading ‘SOS Lusitania’ by Kevin Kiely. The novel is based on the Lusitania, a huge liner, which was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Cork in 1915. Close to 1,200 people died in the attack. We have been writing newspaper reports based on the event and we will be […]

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 […]

Peace Proms

The peace proms boys and girls put a huge amount of effort into rehearsing our songs and actions over the past few months. The hard work all paid off on Saturday night when they performed as part of the peace proms choir in the RDS with schools from around the country. It was an amazing […]

Famine Ships and Potato Cakes

The past few weeks saw the completion of our famine project work. We got to make potato cakes in class last week, which tasted delicious! We got to bring home our famine ships and we wrote some great diary entries from an emigrants perspective. We also completed our novel Ice Man, which followed the Antarctic […]

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.