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 […]

Rang a Sé – Project Week

Rang a Sé-Project Week This week in NETNS Ciara’s  6th class we did multiplying fractions and we have an assembly on Monday so we have to sing This is Me from The Greatest Showman and Shotgun by George Ezra. We also wrote acrostic poems for Halloween , Irish Halloween vocabulary and new verbs ,P.E exercises […]

Week 5 in Ciara’s 6th class

This week in sixth class, we wrote explanation-writing reports, which was a lot of fun. We had to research at home what we were going to write about, some people did their report on animals. Others did theirs on objects such as cars and others did theirs on topics of all types. For Maths, we […]

Week 3 in Ciara’s 6th Class

This week we have been learning about report writing, sixth class spent a lot of time researching, drafting and finalising their reports. The reports were worth the time and effort and the pupils loved writing about their own interests. We worked as a team this week and took part in pair work during SPHE. In […]

Engineering and Maths in Rang a Sé

Our challenge was to work in teams to build a free-standing, multi-story structure using only tooth-picks and marshmallows. The structure would have to be able to withstand the ‘earthquake’ test which involves shaking the table it stands on for 15 seconds. We had to consider factors such as gravity, force, symmetry, height and weight. Each […]

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 […]

Paired Reading and Watercolour in Rang a Sé

We thoroughly enjoyed all of the brilliant Book Week activities which we got to try this week! Tharren’s class joined us for paired reading and it was great to be able to share our love of books with the younger children. Some pictures below Our group projects on Titanic are almost complete and we look […]

Pen Pals, World War Two and Digestion in Rang a Sé!

We have had a very busy couple of weeks in Rang a Sé! We were excited to take part in all of the fun activities which took place as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge last week. The Céilí was great fun agus bhaineamar sár-thaitneamh as an tseachtain.   It was also great to receive the first […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge in Rang a Sé

Bhaineamar an sult as Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Rang Marie agus Rang Sue. Bhíomar ag imirt cluichí Gaeilge, ag canadh agus ag damhsa le chéile agus chaitheamar a lán t-am le linn na seachtaine ag cleachtadh ár gcuid Gaeilge le chéile.  Seachtain iontach a bhí againn. Féach ar na griangraif agus bain taitneamh as!

Science Fair and Beekeeping in Rang a Sé!

The Science Fair was a huge success this week! We worked in small groups to pose scientific questions and then conduct experiments to try to answer them. Some of the projects we presented included: Can you charge a mobile phone using a watermelon and ice? Can eggs bounce?  What liquids are most damaging to teeth?  […]

2D Shapes, Flight of the Bumblebee and a Sponsored Silence in Rang a Sé

We have been working very hard in Rang a Sé this week! In Maths, we have been exploring the properties of 2D Shapes. We even designed our own posters comprised solely of symmetrical 2D shapes, they turned out really well.     Our Sponsored Silence was a huge success on Thursday. We would like to […]

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

Grandparents Day, Debating, Street Soccer, Self Portraits and the Amazon in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcome some of our grandparents and family members to our school. They kindly answered lots of our questions and it was very interesting to hear how primary school has changed through the generations. Well done to the Student Council members who did a terrific […]

Chromatography and Creative Writing in Rang a Sé!

This week, our Science lesson saw us experimenting with chromatography. We learned that most inks are a mixture of colours and that mixtures may be separated by physical means. We applied this knowledge by using paper chromatography to separate the colours found in water-soluble markers using filter paper and water. It was amazing to watch the colours […]