News from Junior Infants!

Junior Infants have been doing lots of work over the last week! In Sacra’s class we have been having fun experimenting in our Science lesson! We have been exploring magnets and we investigated whether materials are magnetic or not. We found out that many things are magnetic, such as paper clips, spoons and money. We […]

Creating with clay in Junior Infants

We have been busy bees in Junior Infants working on making fridge magnets. Sacra was delighted to see us coming up with our own individual creations. We began by moulding our magnets from clay. It was our first time using clay and it was very exciting! Each of us got a piece of clay and we […]

Creative Junior Infants!

We have been very busy working on Visual Arts with Karen in Orla’s Room. We have been focusing on the theme of “travel” and so far we have explored many different art medias. Firstly we explored drawing with charcoal and pastels. These are a bit like chalk and we had so much fun taking a […]

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!

Fantastic Homework In Junior Infants

It was our first week having homework in Junior Infants. We were so impressed and proud of the children in our classes for trying so hard and doing so well every night with their homework.  All the children were super excited when handing in their completed work every morning! Well done everyone! Keep up the […]

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 […]

Friends in Junior Infants

We have been having such a fun time on yard since we have come back from our Christmas Holidays. Even though Jack Frost has prevented us from going outside for some of our little breaks this week, we have definitely been enjoying our time outside on big break after all the frost has melted! All […]

Art work in Junior Infants

Welcome back everyone! We hope everyone had a lovely time off over the Christmas break.   Take a look at the photos below of the lovely Christmas jumpers that we made in the week running up to Christmas! We had great fun designing them and some of the children from 5th class and 6th class came […]

Hardworking Junior Infants!

Everyone in Junior Infants created a beautiful Christmas card to give to someone special during our Art lesson this week. First we coloured in pictures of Santa and Rudolph. Then we cut around the pictures really carefully. Everyone was super safe when using the scissors! We stuck the pictures onto the front of our coloured card and everyone […]

Absence Notes

Due to the bad weather and the travel problems and  illnesses that go along with it, it is understandable that there has been a higher level of absence than usual over the past few weeks. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you to please send in a note with your child on […]

Having fun with print painting!

We have been using paints and sponges to make some fantastic prints during our art lessons. The children chose some sponges to use to make their prints.  The shapes they used was a squirrel, a tree, a hedgehog, a rabbit and an owl.  First we put some bright paint on some paper plates.  We then […]

Board Games Day in Junior Infants

Look at how much fun we had during Board Games Day today!

Rain, rain, go away!

Junior Infants have been busy learning about weather over the past few weeks and this week we focused on “rain”. When it rains we get wet so Junior Infants came up with ideas on how we could keep dry when it is raining. We figured out that we need to wear rain coats, rain hats and […]

Rama and Sita

Hi all, We have been hard at work discovering all about Hinduism in Junior Infants. We now have beauitiful displays of our Rangoli Patterns, our Diwali Cards and our Diva Lamps in our classrooms. We also listened to the story of Rama and Sita which is a Hindu Story which we are going to tell you […]

Exploring Feelings

In Croi na Scoile this month, NETNS are focusing on Exploring Feelings as part of the Moral and Spiritual strand of the Learn Together curriculum. This is a topic that we regularly talk about in the Learning Support and Resource room. Recognising how you are feeling and expressing that appropriately to those around you is […]