Raising Our Third Green Flag!

What a day! Today we celebrated the raising of our third Green Schools flag. The weather really helped us out and made the event even more special. All of us went out to the yard and celebrated together. Eimear told us all about the importance of looking after our planet, shared some brilliant facts about […]

Fossils and Dinosaurs

We are learning about  dinosaurs that lived 6 million years ago then turned into fossils. We are doing our very own volcano experiment to help us understand how the dinosaurs were buried and became fossils. We are enjoying being paleontologists in role play and recording our fossils finds. We are making dinosaurs in the construction […]

Stonebrook Tour

We had lots of fun in Stonebrook Farm on our school tour. The children got to hold, feed and pet lots of animals, go on a tractor ride with farmer and play in the play area with a real hay shed!

A visit from Audrey Moore

Last week Audrey Moore, a local author, came in to share her books with Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st Class in our new library! It was super to have her visit and read her stories. The children had some fabulous questions for her about her books and the process of writing. She even bought […]

NETNS Sports Camp

This year there will be a sports camp taking place in NETNS from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July for students in NETNS. Forms were given out to all classes this week. If you would like your child to take part please send in the application form with your child addressed to Clara (junior […]

Junior and Senior Infants Tour Letter

Please find information about the infants tour on 7th June in the link below. Infants-Tours-letter-2019

Healthy Living in Aistear

Senior infants were learning about keeping their bodies healthy. We learned about the food pyramid, we learned about keeping our teeth healthy by brushing twice a day and going to the dentist. We tasted food while we were blindfolded and had to guess what we were eating. We also talked about getting lots of sleep […]

Bia

Bhí na páistí ag caint le chéile; An maith leat _____ ? (bainne, úlla, ceapairí, brioscaí, criospaí, oráistí, piorraí srl) Is maith liom/ Is brea liom/ Ní maith liom/ Is fuath liom.

Forces

We have been learning about energy and forces in Aistear. We were learning about safety around electricity. about how electricity comes to our home and school and from where. We were exploring pushes and pulls and the impact a push or pull has on an object, we made our own  static electricity with balloons and […]

Money in Aistear

In Senior Infants we have been learning about money. We are selling toys in our toy shop, buying ingredients for pizza, making shopping lists, playing money games on the whiteboard and making money bags. Have a look at us in our eadaí glas on Friday!

Wellness week in NETNS

This week in NETNS we had fun celebrating wellness week by doing some fun mindfulness activities. Some of the favourites were guided meditation, mindfulness colouring, mindfulness yoga, random acts of kindness, positive emotions bank and writing acrostic poems about mindfulness. After mindfulness week we now know the importance of looking after our mental health and […]

JI and SI Progress Meetings

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Festive Assembly in Senior Infants

Senior Infants performed Bualadh Bos and Must be Santa and it was a truly amazing performance. Well done Senior Infants.  

People at Work, Aistear

We’ve been learning about people working in our community. We have also been learning about how and why we recycle. Repak have lovely characters and videos for children that explain why we should recycle. We were learning about the vet in role play. We also designed and tested columns for our S.T.E.M challenge. We had […]

Houses and Homes, Aistear

We were learning about different types of houses in Aistear. We made detached, semi-detached, bungalows cottages and apartments. We learned about 2d shapes and added them to our houses. We explored where electricity and water came from and how it got into our homes, then we constructed our own homes with electricity and water. We […]