Permission Slips for trips to The Curragh

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),  As spring has finally sprung, we are very eager to avail of a wonderful natural resource that is right on our doorstep. The Curragh offers many beneficial learning opportunities for all the children and we would like to bring children there on fieldtrips from time to time. We are currently compiling a permission […]

Book Fair 2011

We are very excited to announce that the annual Travelling Book Fair will be arriving in NETNS on Wednesday 2nd of March. The Book Fair will be in the school until Monday 7th March and will coincide with NETNS Book Week 2011. The Book Fair will take place in our Library on the first floor. […]

Senior Infants are good friends

This week in Senior Infants we have been exploring the Myself and My Friends strand unit of Social, Personal and Health Education. We made helping hands showing really positive ways we can help each other in class and on yard. We drew them on cut outs of our hands. We also role-played what to do […]

SI – What time is it?

We continued the theme of Time in Maths this week and have been learning how to read time in hourly intervals. Next time you see the clock on the hour ask your Senior Infant what time it is. We had great fun making the time in a game online as well as with the mini-clocks […]

S.I. – Chinese New Year

This week in Croí na Scoile Senior Infants have loved learning about Chinese New Year. We had already learnt about China as part of our SESE curriculum earlier in the year but it was lots of fun to celebrate the new year. We watched the story of how all the animals in the Chinese Zodiac […]

Realt na Seactaine

Congratulations to all the winners this week. Unfortunately the colour printer was broken but your photo will be displayed in Monday. Comhghairdeas!

Inspiration in Senior Infants

In Visual Arts this week we were inspired by the work of artist Paul Klee. We looked at and talked about a few of Paul’s pictures and then we made our own versions of his pictures. We loved the different colours he used and the different shapes he made. We noticed that if you look […]

Realt na Seactaine is back!

A big thank you to Ciarán and Lucy from 4th class who got Realt na Seactaine underway again in NETNS this week. The photograph’s of this year’s first ten Irish stars are on display in the reception area of the school. Well done to everybody who won this week. I know the teachers had difficulty […]

Senior Infant Data

There is so much information around us everywhere and sometimes you just have to sort it all out. Well that is exactly what we have been doing in Senior Infants for the last two weeks. As part of our Mathematics curriculum we learnt how to sort and organise information and to present it as Carroll […]

€1000 Raised for MS Ireland

A huge THANK YOU and WELL DONE to all those who took part in the MS Readathon this year. Together you raised €1000 which goes to helping people living with MS. Not only did we have a great time reading lots of books and raising money for a great cause, we now get to spend […]

Senior Infant Poets

Our poem this week was ‘On the Ning Nang Nong’ by Spike Milligan. We had great fun searching for words in the poem and even becoming poets ourselves by taking out words from the poem and adding in our own nonsense rhyming words. Learning about words that rhyme was great fun and I wonder if […]

Spraoi sa Seomra na Naíonáin Mhóra

Bhí a lán sult agus spraoi sa seomra na Naíonáin Mhóra an seachtain seo. Rinneamar réamhaisnéis na haimsire as Gaeilge  inniú agus cluiche tomhais iontach le dathanna i rith na seachtaine. Mar shampla ‘An bhfuil sé dearg? – Tá / Níl sé dearg….’ Tóg seans chun é a dhéanamh sa bhaile le do pháiste freisin. In […]

Shapes, shapes everywhere…

We had so much fun with shapes in Maths this week. We drew our own circles, triangles, rectangles and squares. We went on a shape hunt and found lots of 2-d shapes all around our school. We even made made robot, house, tree and spaceship pictures out of 2-d shapes. What 2-d shapes can you find […]

Exploring Feelings

In Croi na Scoile this month, NETNS are focusing on Exploring Feelings as part of the Moral and Spiritual strand of the Learn Together curriculum. This is a topic that we regularly talk about in the Learning Support and Resource room. Recognising how you are feeling and expressing that appropriately to those around you is […]

Learning about people from long ago…

Senior Infants have been learning about Anne Frank this week. We found out that she was a famous Jewish girl who had to go into hiding from the Nazis. She kept a diary and that is how we know all about her life.  Using our wonderful interactive whiteboard we were able to visit the secret attic […]