This Week in Senior Infants

What a glorious week we have had. It was great to have the sunshine this week. We have started a new topic in Aistear and we are really excited about it. It is “Taking Care of Myself”. This week we discussed how we can look after ourselves with healthy eating and staying active. We also […]

Forces and Electricity in Senior Infants

This week senior infants started the week off with their class party for filling the class marble jar. Senior infants enjoyed ice cream cones, story time and free play with bubbles. Senior infants were super scientists this week as they explored magnets, electricity, floating and sinking and the forces of push and pull in their […]

Bug Hunt in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about mini beasts. We loved writing our own books all about mini beasts. Today we went on a bug hunt in the school forest to discover some real mini beasts in action. We really enjoyed it and found loads of interesting mini beasts.

1st Class Swimming

1st class will commence swimming lessons on Monday 21st May.  The children will have 4 x 1 hour lessons in the Curragh Swimming Pool on Monday mornings which will cost €28.  This includes transport to and from the pool by a bus fitted with seat belts and instruction from fully qualified instructors. If you have […]

Paired Reading and Watercolour in Rang a Sé

We thoroughly enjoyed all of the brilliant Book Week activities which we got to try this week! Tharren’s class joined us for paired reading and it was great to be able to share our love of books with the younger children. Some pictures below Our group projects on Titanic are almost complete and we look […]

Book Week in Rang a Sé

We’ve had a great week celebrating Book Week in Marie’s Class. Our favourite activities include making our own book covers, writing our own comic strips, paired reading with Elaine’s second class and getting to meet local author Hazel Gaynor who came to read to us and Eimear’s fourth class today. Hazel reminded us that she […]

Book Worms in Senior Infants

This week was Book Week in NETNS and senior infants carried out some fun Book Week activities that allowed them to appreciate and enjoy books. The boys and girls designed a book cover, a bookmark colouring competition and played fun book quizzes on the novels that were read this year. We are almost finished our […]

Paired Reading in 2nd class

This week was book week in NETNS. Each day we had different reading activities. One of the highlights from our week was the paired reading activity. We read and discussed our books with the children in 6th class. It was a really enjoyable experience and we hope to do it again before the summer.

Weight

We enjoyed learning about weight in Senior Infants this week. We had to estimate how many cubes would be the same weight as objects and some of the results were very surprising! Have a look at our photos.

Mini Beasts and the Garden

In junior infants we really enjoyed learning about mini beasts and the garden in aistear this week. We planted seeds, made mala mini beasts, drew garden pictures and played in the role play garden. We can’t wait to learn even more next week about mini beasts. In maths we focused on addition and subtraction symbols […]

Money and Mindfulness in Senior Infants

Last week in senior infants, the class explored money. They learned all about the Euro currency and the values and identity of each coin. Senior infants played various games at their aistear stations including coin rubbing, toy shop at roleplay, money sums, piggy banks, roll and count and making pizzas at the pizza parlour. Each […]

A Look back at Spring in Senior Infants

Spring was such a busy time this year and with the mixed weather it made for a very interesting Spring indeed! During the Spring months, senior infants got up to a lot of fun activities including planting seeds, going on a Spring walk about to investigate signs of Spring and learning all about watching the […]

Mindfulness in Rang a Sé

This week in Marie’s class we celebrated NETNS’s mindfulness week by taking a good look at what helps us feel good and reminding ourselves to take the time to look after ourselves. We had lots of discussions and activities to help us with this and are really grateful to Elliott who introduced us to the […]

Money in Senior Infants

We have been learning about money in Senior Infants. We’ve been using 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent and 10 cent to make different amounts of money. We went shopping in our ‘siopa bréagán’ and wrote shopping lists. Have a look at what we were up to.  

Feel- good Friday

We really enjoyed all of the lovely activities during wellness week. On Mindful Monday we chose a secret friend for the week to be kind to. On Thankful Tuesday we wrote thank you postcards to people that help us. On Wellness Wednesday we made joy jars, and wrote down all of the things that bring […]