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 […]

What we have been up to i seomra Lorraine.

Since September, the children have been busy studying and writing their own autobiographies, creating cartoon strip posters, reading novels, revising addition, subtraction and place value, and the sixth class even “graduated” from fractions!!! Its been a busy few weeks and I think all the children are looking forward to their week off. So happy Halloween […]

Budding Poets in Sixth Class!

This week we have been looking at various features of poetry. We are currently working on compiling a class anthology of poems. Here are two of our poems; A Home by Aoife Winter My home is on a rainbow, My home is on the sea, My home is really anywhere My imagination wants to be. […]

Nemo’s news!Sixth Class

                                                        Here are some pictures of  us working on our clay sculptures. Hi I’m Ríona! I’m in Sixth class. My friends call me Nemo (don’t ask why!) This is my first year in NETNS and my first time writing an article for the school website or any school website! I love this school because […]

5th & 6th Class Swimming

The children in 5th and 6th class will be returning to swimming lessons on Tuesday 21st September. The children will be attending lessons in the Curragh Swimming Pool for one hour on Tuesday mornings.  There will be 8 lessons this term which will cost €56 in total.  This includes transport to and from the pool in a […]