What a wonderful thoughtful thing to do!

This week, Kara in Sinéad’s class took a trip to the hairdressers….but this was no ordinary trip! Kara got her long locks cut and she donated her hair to The Little Princess Trust. www.littleprincesses.org.uk The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs free of charge to children and young adults up to the age of […]

Senior Infants in Space

Senior infants finished off the topic of Space. Aistear was full of hands on activities with shadow experiments, solar system artwork, playdoh work, making straw rockets and categorising day and night activities in their groups. Senior infants tested their straw rockets out around the classroom and had lots of fun! They also created some amazing […]

Temperature and Weather

We have been using a thermometer to record the temperature each day. We noticed it has dropped from 8’C last week to 1’C this week. We’ve been watching the weather forecast and recording our own weather record each day. We’ve even been acting out presenting the weather forecast during Aistear. We’re hoping the temperature goes […]

Numicon and Weather in Senior Infants

  What a busy week for senior infants this week. This week the boys and girls finished off their Aistear stations on the topic of Weather. Senior Infants tested out their windsocks on yard on Friday to measure the strength of the wind and the wind direction. We discussed the weather and looked at clips […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Fair Crafts

We have been busy getting ready for the Christmas Fair. We have been working hard to make beautiful ‘crann Nollag’. Hope to see you at the fair on Saturday 16th, 1pm – 3pm. The snow helped us get the Christmas feeling!  

Senior Infant’s News

Another busy week in Sinéad’s senior infants class as we completed our second week of Power Hour. We also finished off our Aistear stations and looked at the important jobs that our Gardaí and Doctors have within the community. We also enjoyed visits from 2 parents who kindly gave their time to sharing information on […]

People who work in the Community

We have been learning about people who work in our community. We are working as vets in the role play area and making a fabric and fiber picture to show what we want to be when we grow up. We are working as builders to make a local community and build buildings for all the […]

Power Hour in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started Power Hour. The boys and girls were so excited to start. Each night they bring home a new book to read and in school they are carrying out some fun activities at different stations. They are using iPads, blending sounds, doing fun memory games and reading books. In Aistear senior […]