My Family

This week in Trish and Natalie’s Senior Infants we are learning all about family through Aistear. We are mixing colours to paint our family tree. We are really enjoying the role play area. We’re making a timeline from being a baby to growing up and we’re using our maths to show who lives in our […]

Car Park Safety SI

Last week in Senior Infants we learned about road safety and how to keep ourselves safe in the school car park. We learned to always use the footpath, only cross at the zebra crossing and never ever cross behind a moving car. We sang the safe cross code song and dance, which you can try […]

Final Week in Senior Infants

The final weekly blog of senior infants has come upon us. Cannot believe it. What a year we had! For our final week, NETNS carried out Active Week and it was a glorious week to be outside getting plenty of exercise. We started our morning with Cha Cha Slide dancing on yard, followed by a […]

We made clay pigs!

We were learning about farming in Aistear and made piglets, boars and sows. Do you know which is which?     We were learning about water safety and capacity in Aistear. Some of the most important rules are to always swim with an adult and to never go into water without knowing how deep it […]

Teddy Bear Picnic, Senior Infants

A Super Fun Sports Day for Senior Infants!

With the nice sunny weather out of sight, we really got lucky with a nice dry day for sports day down at the Curragh rugby club on Tuesday. Senior infants had such a blast as they made their way through all the stations. They enjoyed activities such as; the bouncy castle, water race, the obstacle […]

School Tour Senior Infants

We has great fun at Karibu Farm for our school tour. We went on a tractor ride and go carts. We played in the playground and fed the animals. It was a super day full of fun!      

Senior Infants on the Farm

    What glorious weather we have these past few days. It was a short week, but a seriously busy one too. Senior infants had a really special day on their school tour to Karibu Farm on Thursday. The boys and girls set out early on their bus trip to the farm. Senior infants completed […]

Healthy Eating

We have been learning about the food pyramid and different food groups. As part of Aistear we tasted food from the fruit and vegetable group. We had blind folds on so we had to guess what we were eating with our other senses; smell, touch and taste. Everybody tried everything which was great! We also […]

A Healthy Week for Senior Infants

This week in senior infants, the boys and girls have finished the topic of “Taking Care of Myself”. The class discussed the importance of getting regular exercise, eating well and looking after ourselves both body and mind. Senior infants looked at how important it is to have good hygiene. We worked at the dental surgery […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]