Permission Slips for trips to The Curragh

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),  As spring has finally sprung, we are very eager to avail of a wonderful natural resource that is right on our doorstep. The Curragh offers many beneficial learning opportunities for all the children and we would like to bring children there on fieldtrips from time to time. We are currently compiling a permission […]

Book Fair 2011

We are very excited to announce that the annual Travelling Book Fair will be arriving in NETNS on Wednesday 2nd of March. The Book Fair will be in the school until Monday 7th March and will coincide with NETNS Book Week 2011. The Book Fair will take place in our Library on the first floor. […]

Blending In!

This week Dylan from 6th class made a scrumptious smoothie recipe. Dylan’s smoothie is called “Mix up”. Ingredients 1 mango 2 oranges 2 apples 1 tablespoon of honey 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 carton of strawberry yoghurt How to make Mix Up Step 1: Cut up the mangos into thin large slices and add a […]

News from Sixth Class

Hi everyone, Now that spring is here and we’re halfway through the school year we’ve been busy working hard preparing for Secondary School. Over the past few weeks many of us sat our entrance exams and attended open nights informing us of the subject choices and facilities available at the local schools. We’re really looking forward […]

Film Review- Sixth Class

Over the past few weeks we have been learning all about World War 2 in History. Today we watched an amazing movie “The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas” based on the bestselling book by John Boyne. It’s a remarkable and inspiring story about happenings during World War 2. The film captures the story of a boy […]

Sixth Class News

This week has been a very busy week in Sixth Class. In English we’ve started reading our class novel “Benny and Omar”. It’s the story of Benny, a young boy from Wexford who moves with his family to Tunisia. The move is very traumatic for this hurling-mad youngster. He doesn’t get on especially well with […]

Proposed changes to toys brought in on Fridays

On the 24th of January members of fifth and sixth class sent a letter to Eimear asking if we could meet her to discuss bringing our Ipods and Nintendo’s into school on Fridays for Toy-Day. We met on 26th of January and we discussed the pros and cons of bringing in these devices. Here are […]

Realt na Seactaine

Congratulations to all the winners this week. Unfortunately the colour printer was broken but your photo will be displayed in Monday. Comhghairdeas!

Realt na Seactaine is back!

A big thank you to Ciarán and Lucy from 4th class who got Realt na Seactaine underway again in NETNS this week. The photograph’s of this year’s first ten Irish stars are on display in the reception area of the school. Well done to everybody who won this week. I know the teachers had difficulty […]

Time Travel -Sixth Class

This week in English we have been looking at various types of poetry . We learned some tips to help us with our poetry writing, it helps to; *think deeply about your subject * use your senses *Choose your words carefully * Select rhyming words if you like them *use images and metaphors *Make a picture with […]

Sixth Class rock the radio!

Sixth Class hit the air last Saturday on Under the Covers with Henry McKean- Have a listen to our interview on the following  link  http://media.newstalk.ie/listenback/57847/saturday/1/popup     Please  fast forward to 3.05 to listen to the kidstalk clip.

Winter Celebrations

The children in 3rd, 5th and 6th class were reading and writing about the various winter celebrations which are celebrated around the world. We talked about Hanukkah, the Winter Solstice and Christmas. We also talked and wrote about the different traditions we practice with our friends and family during the months of December and January. […]

Newstalk- Sixth Class

On Thursday, Henry McKean from Newstalk came to visit our class to interview us about our opinions on topical issues such as the Budget, that dreaded R word-the recession,the recent bad weather and the disruptions it caused in our area. On a lighter note we spoke about X Factor and our predictions for the final and our thoughts on marriage ! We […]

Sixth Class take a trip around Europe!

Take a look at our projects on various European countries. We had a fantastic time presenting our projects and some foods from these countries to all the other classes!

Sixth Class celebrate Diwali

Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the Hindu religious year . The festival is celebrated for five continuous days. Today, Friday, 5th November is the third day of Diwali and is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or ‘Festival of lights’. The name comes from Deepawali , which means “a row of […]