More Gruffalo fun!

Its been another busy week of learning in Junior Infants!  We continued to look at the story of The Gruffalo in Aistear, this week we created clay Gruffalos, made Autumn stamp pictures, drew our own woodland monsters and continued to explore the Gruffalo woods. It was super fun and the children really enjoyed exploring Julia […]

The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning all about the sound ‘s’, we practiced writing it and thought of loads of different words beginning with the sound ‘s’. Aistear was based on the story ‘The Gruffalo’ and we enjoyed making gruffalo masks, sequencing the story, playing in the deep dark woods and creating mala […]

Junior Infants Update

Junior infants have been having a great time in school. We have finished our first fortnight of aistear activities, we were learning about houses and homes. We made lego houses, block houses, houses from cardboard and played in the role play home.    

Well done junior infants

Well done to all the children in junior infants. You have achieved so much this year and should be so proud of yourselves. Enjoy the holidays.

A fabulous Sports Day and super workers!

Junior Infants impressed everybody with their fantastic attitude to Sports Day. It was wonderful to see everyone enjoying themselves and taking part in all of the fun activities. We were all very tired at the end of the day! The bouncy castle, obstacle course and the water races were definite favourites! Thank you to all […]

Staying fit and Healthy in Junior Infants

What a super week in junior infants. In maths we are learning all about money. In Aistear we have been looking at healthy living, we know that it is very important to keep both our body and mind healthy. We really enjoyed ‘chill out’ time this week.

Under the Sea in Junior Infants

This week junior infants have been learning about ‘under the sea’ in aistear. We made under the sea pictures, created our own lobsters, played with water in the role play area and made our own underwater world in plastic bottles.

Vets and Pets continued in Junior Infants

This week we continued learning about sick pets and vets in junior infants. We made pet masks, vet posters, played in the vet role play area and played with sick pets in small world. In phonics David’s class have been working really hard at writing and reading CVC words. Clara’s class have started power hour, […]

Pets and Vets!

This week in Junior Infants we’ve been looking at pets and how to look after animals. We talked about the types of animals people keep as pets and what kinds of pets some of us have at home. It was lovely to hear so many of the junior infants tell us about the animals they […]

Minibeasts in Junior Infants

This week junior infants explored the topic of mini beasts in aistear, on Monday we went on a bug hunt in the school forest. We made bug home pictures using what we knew about where mini beasts live. In phonics we looked at the sound ‘z’. Enjoy the break everyone.

Planting in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about springtime and the farm. We talked about planting vegetables on the farm to eat and sell. In aistear we planted some vegetables, we made pictures of vegetable fields, we made our own farrms in small world and we worked on the field for role play. We […]

A week on the farm in Junior Infants

We’ve had another super week in Junior Infants. We’ve been looking at farming and the jobs that farmers do. We talked about the animals that live on farms and the crops that farmers grow. In Aistear we put Old MacDonald’s animals in the order of the song, designed and made our own farms and investigated […]

Learning about Ireland in Junior Infants

We had great fun in junior infants this week learning about Ireland, we learnt that Ireland is a small country surrounded by water, which means Ireland is an island. In aistear we put loads of important Irish landmarks on a map of Ireland. We also learnt about Ireland a long time ago, for role play […]

Junior Infants Name Week

This week junior infants spent a lot of time practicing writing our names with a capital letter at the start. We made door hangers, caterpillar names, graffiti names and even self portraits with our names on top. We have been learning about the sound ‘j’ and writing words like jam. David’s class have started using […]

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 […]