RCI Classes for Senior Infants

RCI classes for Senior Infants will recommence on Thursday 8th February from 2.10-3.10pm. This Lenten term consists of 6 classes; 8th February 22nd February 1st March                              8th March 15th March 22nd March The fee for the Advent and Lenten terms for Senior Infants is €35 per child. Please pay this as soon as possible if […]

Kildare Library Talks and Workshops – Service Toys, Technology and Training

Newbridge Library is again hosting a series of free talks and workshops as part of the Kildare Library& Arts Service Toys, Technology and Training (TTT) Project throughout 2018. We will be distributing brochures with the full programme to your school in the coming days, but we are emailing you now to let you know that the […]

Weather in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started a new topic in Aistear; The Weather. Our weather over a past few weeks has been very mixed so it was great to look back over it all and discuss the changes and the affect it has on us all (transport, activity levels, mood etc.). We prepared for our stations […]

Infants’ Progress Meetings: Sign- up here

Progress Meetings for Junior and Senior Infants are taking place on the week of the 29th January.  In order to make scheduling meetings easier for all, we are asking parents/guardians to sign up online for a time and date that suits. To schedule a meeting, please click on the link below to choose a time and date […]

Food Dudes

Food Dudes made a very special delivery to our school this week and Senior Infants have shown they are delighted to taste their fruit and vegetables. We tried mange tout, apples, red and yellow peppers and bananas. Even if some children thought they wouldn’t like something they still tasted it and we were lucky to […]

2D Shapes, Flight of the Bumblebee and a Sponsored Silence in Rang a Sé

We have been working very hard in Rang a Sé this week! In Maths, we have been exploring the properties of 2D Shapes. We even designed our own posters comprised solely of symmetrical 2D shapes, they turned out really well.     Our Sponsored Silence was a huge success on Thursday. We would like to […]

Anne Frank and science fair in Rang a Sé

We continued with our module of learning about World War 2 this week, having a close look at the horrors of the Holocaust and particularly the story of the Frank family, told through the diary of Anne Frank.  We integrated this in art and continued with our extension work, this time extending photographs of Anne, […]

Food Dudes and Toys in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we were learning about the sound o in phonics. In Gaeilge we have been looking at caitheamh aimsire (past times) and in maths we are really enjoying adding numbers together. In aistear we continued looking at toys from the past, we made our own version of snakes and ladders, played […]

Infants’ Progress Meetings

Progress Meetings for Junior and Senior Infants are taking place on the week of the 29th January.  In order to make scheduling meetings easier for all, we are asking parents/guardians to sign up online for a time and date that suits. To schedule a meeting please go to our school website at www.netns.ie from Monday 22nd January at 10am to choose […]

In the Artic

Brrrrrr!!! The temperatures in the Artic are low and they certainly are here in Newbridge at the moment too! Sinead’s senior infants have been working very hard at their new Aistear topic to start of 2018. The class learned all about the different animals that live in the Artic. We looked at where the Artic […]

Discovering toys from the past

It’s been a lovely first week back after the holidays for Junior Infants. Everyone enjoyed seeing their friends and sharing their news. Some of us had been on long journeys to see family or friends and others had wonderful stories of celebrations and presents! In Aistear this week we began to look at ‘Toys from […]

Finishing up 2017 in Senior Infants

Over the past few weeks, senior infants have been working extremely hard with Power Hour, Aistear and their handwriting. In the final week, senior infants focused on Gaeilge songs such as; “Bualadh Bos”, “Daidí na Nollaig” and we used lots of Gaeilge out on yard. We also did our winter poem; “Little Polar Bear”. We […]

Rang a Sé learn about photography

This week we visited the Riverbank to take part in a photography workshop with our artist in residency Brian Cregan. We learned about the history of photography, the science behind it and Brian took us on a tour of his exhibition which features work he did with fifth class. Brian was so patient and kind […]

Art with Oana in First Class!

Last week Oana (Alex’s mum) came in to complete some Art work with the boys and girls in Sacra’s First Class. We made Christmas decorations using lollipop sticks! The decorations looked amazing at the end of the lesson. Thank you so much Oana for coming in to visit us! Take a look at the pictures […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]