Hard working 4th Class

Congratulations to 4th Class who presented their project on Australia at Assembly. Each group worked on a particular topic of their choice: Food and Drink, Culture, Geography, History, Fashion, Animals and Fish and Sport. A tremendous effort was put in by all in researching their topic, consolidating the information and presenting it to both their […]

Hello from 2nd class!!

Over the last number of weeks we have been very busy learning lots of new things in 2nd Class! In Maths we have been focusing on fractions. We have used imaginary bars of chocolates and bags of sweets to help us divide things up into ½ and ¼. We were all wishing it was real […]

Scary Characters!!!

The children in Junior Infants listened to a story called ‘The Gruffalo’. The Gruffalo is seen by some forest creatures as a scary character. The children had to use their imaginations to create an even scarier character! The characters they drew were horrible and hideous…they definitely gave me a fright!!! Well done guys!  Sinéad

Poet visits Junior and Senior Infants!

Children in Junior and Senior Infants gathered together today for a talk about Poetry and writing.

World Book Day: Dress-Up Day

The grand finale of NETNS Book Week will take place on Thursday 4th March when we celebrate World Book Day 2010. On this day we are inviting all of the children and staff to dress up as a character from a book or story that they have read. It could be anyone from Little Red Riding […]

Feasts and Festivals around the world!

 Dia Dhaoibh go léir,    Caoimhe and Cormac here! Our class will be taking turns posting articles and class photos on a regular basis on our school website to keep you filled in on what’s happening in Sixth Class. We’ve been doing lots of Media work, watching the news on the internet, listening to the […]


Splish splash! 3rd and 4th classes will start swimming on Tuesday 23rd February. We are very excited and looking forward to the experience. Remember to bring: – togs – swim hat – towel – fresh underwear Remember that toiletries are for your own use only and practice drying and dressing yourself. Its also a good […]

Senior Infants Parachuting

Here are some pics of Senior Infants doing PE with the parachute.

Outstanding Handwriting in 1st Class!!

Tuesday was a very important day for handwriting in 1st Class. We decided to enter a handwriting competition and on Tuesday we completed our entries. The theme for the competition was “Families” so we wrote a poem called “Our Family” in our very best handwriting on special lined paper. We focused really well on our pencil grip, […]

1st Class Maths Activities

Hi everybody!! We have been very busy in 1st Class over the past week in maths working on “length”. We began by looking at sets of items and deciding which item in the set was the longest and which item was the shortest. We soon found this very easy and we were ready to move on […]

School Choir

Our new school choir classes started on Monday 8th of February. A very dedicated bunch of 16 children have volunteered to forfeit one lunch break a week to be part of the choir.We have had great fun so far and in just two short weeks we have learned 2 lively songs. We have been singing […]

3rd class homework

Due to a very busy day preparing our entries for the Handwriting Competition and preparing for our assembly next week, 3rd class didn’t get a chance to take down homework today so here it is… Practice your drama lines using an EXTREMELY LOUD VOICE!!! Bring in any materials needed for your set/background. Enjoy the good […]

Junior Infants P.E.

Junior Infants PE days are  Tuesdays and Fridays. Please ensure that your child wears suitable  and comfortable clothing and footwear (eg tracksuit, trainers) for Physical Education on these days. Thank you.

Real Dragons Roar!

3rd class put on a great performance today. We invited 2nd class to come and see our play which we have been working on for the past few weeks. We were very proud of our performance. The whole thing went very smoothly and 2nd class commented on how funny it was, especially the parts with […]

3rd class dividing for the first time!

3rd class had an exciting day today. We started a brand new topic in Maths – Division! 3rd class is a big year for huge strides in Maths. Earlier in the year we had our first encounter with Multiplication and now we have moved onto Division. We know that Division is breaking something up into […]