Fun in Junior Infants

We have been having a super time in junior infants this week. In Aistear we played as Inuits in an igloo and explore the North Pole. We made winter wreaths, dressed ourselves up nice and warm for the cold months ahead using fabric and fibre. We also made animals from the North Pole with mala […]

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 […]

Transport In Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about different types of transport. We had so much fun checking in our luggage and showing our passports and boarding passes before flying to Disneyland, Spain and loads of others places. We are so good at our sounds now that Clara and Kim gave us some new […]

Space Continued in Junior Infants

We had a great time in junior infants learning about space this week. We loved writing our own space stories and we hope they were enjoyed by people at home. We made sure to think about the characters and setting when writing our stories. Before we started writing we discussed the beginning, middle and end […]

Space Time in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we are learning about space. We have been talking a lot about the different planets and travelling through outer space. We have a lot of super astronauts in our classes who loved playing outer space during role play this week. We made pictures to show the planets which are close […]

Dress Up in Junior Infants

Have a look at the wonderful pictures of junior infants dressed up today, they all looked super. We loved talking about our costumes, we couldn’t believe when we were calling the rolla and we heard ‘Is mise Batman’ ‘Is mise Vampirella’ and much more. Enjoy the mid-term break everyone, Kim and Clara

Junior Infants agus Oíche Shamhna

This week in junior infants we had a super time learning about Oíche Shamhna in both aistear and Gaeilge. In aistear we made skeleton pictures with cotton buds, we made spider head bands, played in the witches kitchen and played bingo in groups.   In phonics we have been revising our letters, Clara and Kim […]

Autumn Continued in Junior Infants

What a wonderful week  learning and exploring in junior infants. We took another trip to the school forest on Monday to explore the woodland area and the leaves of red, yellow and brown. We painted our own tree pictures and used our fingers to paint the leaves in different colours. We were so excited to […]

Autumn in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about Autumn. On Monday we went for a walk in the school forest to explore. In aistear we made clay hedgehogs, we collected leaves and made more hedgehogs with the leaves, we cut out woodland animals and played in the woodland role play area. In phonics we […]

Week 2 of the Gruffalo in Junior Infants

What a wonderful week of learning in junior infants. In phonics we were looking at the sound ‘p’. We can now blend our sounds together to read words like pat, sat, at, as and tap. We love reading. In maths Kim’s class started numicon with Michael, Mary and Tom and really enjoyed it. Clara’s class […]

The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we loved learning about our new sound ‘t’. We are now blending our sounds together to read the words sat, at and a made up word tas. In maths we have been counting, writing the number zero, playing with numicon and talking about different sizes, big, small and medium. In […]

Houses and Homes in Junior Infants

This week was our first full week in junior infants and we are all exhausted. We are looking forward to getting loads of rest over the weekend so we are ready to go on Monday again. In aistear we continued to learn about houses and homes. In phonics we worked on the sound ‘a’. We […]

First Week in Junior Infants

Well done to all of the children in junior infants who completed their first full week of school in NETNS. We had such a super time and have made loads of new friends. This week in phonics we started learning about the sound ‘s’. We brought in loads of things from home beginning with ‘s’ […]

Enjoying the Sunshine in JI

Well done on a super first year in school for all of the children in junior infants. Below are some pictures of the children enjoying the summer sunshine. You will also see a few pictures of the children with their completed phonics books that they worked so hard on throughout the year.