SI – Getting outdoors

We were outdoors for a few different subjects this week. In maths we drew numberlines on the Cearnóg and had lots of fun jumping to where missing numbers should be, adding numbers and jumping on the answer and counting back and on from 0 to 10. In PE we started the Outdoor and Adventure strand […]

SI – Open Air Art

There was great freedom of  expression and lots of colour in the Cearnóg Spórt this week as Senior Infants livened up an outdoor space with chalk drawings. We had a princess, mermaid, robots, hearts, hopskotch, castles and lots of cartoon characters. We had so much fun and could draw whatever we wanted. When we were […]

Lost and Found

The lost and found boxes will be on display tomorrow  Friday April 15th 2011 in the yard (weather permitting) In the case of inclement weather the boxes will be in the Foyer area. Please claim any items that belong to your child. Can we take this opportunity to remind you to please label every item […]

Open Evening

Just a reminder that NETNS will be hosting its Open Evening this evening from 7-9 p.m. As you are aware, children are very welcome to the Open Evening but they must be fully supervised by a Parent/Guardian at all times during the evening. The school playgrounds and the Halla Glas are out of bounds throughout […]

Let in the light – Senior Infants

What an action packed week we have had in Senior Infants! Here are just some of the highlights. In Science we have been learning about light and shadows. We read the story ‘Can’t you sleep Little Bear?’ by Martin Waddel. This was our starting point to think about the dark and the light. We also played […]

NETNS Open Evening

We are delighted to announce that NETNS will host an Open Evening for the School Community on Tuesday, April 12th 2011 @ 7p.m. We are currently seeking two parental volunteers from each class to help on the evening. These volunteers will be divided into 3 groups as follows: Group 1: Set Up Group. This group will be responsible […]

S.I. – Butterflies

Senior Infants know lots about butterflies. We have been learning about the life cycle of the butterfly. How it starts life as an egg, turns into a caterpillar, then builds a cocoon and eventually becomes a butterfly who lays even more eggs. We watched the story of  ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle, made […]

Senior Infants show fantastic listening skills

Well done to Padraig, Charlie D, Ethan and Charlie M in Senior Infants who did some great work with Siobhan this week. They are practicing really hard to make sure they listen carefully to instructions. This is very important because it helps them complete each task they are given correctly. This week they had fun […]

Writing Targets in Senior Infants

It’s been a short but eventful week in Senior Infants. I am especially proud of the children’s work on their writing this week. Everybody in Senior Infants has their own individual writing target and we are working hard to improve this aspect of our writing. They include using capital letters in the right places, using […]

Local Trail Tomorrow!!

Just a reminder that we will be going on our Local Trail to the Curragh tomorrow (Wednesday, 16th March) Please ensure that your child is wearing appropriate warm and waterproof clothing and footwear (old runners/old boots/wellies) Many thanks and fingers crossed that the weather remains kind to us!! Orla

Lá Glas ar siúl amárach!

Ná déan dearmad ar an Lá Glas. Beidh sé ar siúl amárach!! Caith rud éigin glas, mar shampla geansaí glas, t-léine glas, cóta glas nó stocaí glas!! Beidh an scoil ag breathnú go hálainn amárach leis an dath glas i ngach aon áit chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh!!

Book Week 2011

What an exciting week we had last week here in NETNS celebrating books and reading! A HUGE Thank you to the parents and guardians who visited to read to the classes during the week, to the writers Mary, Debbie and Hazel and to all the children, staff, parents and guardians who took part in and supported Book […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2011

Tá sceitimíní orainn go léir i NETNS mar tá Seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl ó 5ú – 17ú Márta.  Beidh go leor , leor rudaí ar síul againn chun an seachtain speisialta sin a cheiliúradh!  We are very excited in NETNS because Seachtain na Gaeilge is taking place from March 5th – 17th 2011. There will be […]

Authors and Illustrators in Senior Infants

What a fantastic time we all had during Book Week. We got extra time to read books, visited the Book Fair and bought some books for home and even wrote some books of our own. Míle buíochas to parents John and Anna who started and finished Book Week for us by reading to our class. We think […]

Book Week Dress-up Day

To mark the end of Book Week we are inviting everyone to dress up as a character from a book this Friday 4th March. It could be anything from Snow White to Denis the Menace from Inky Mouse to Shrek, use your imagination! For some clever dress-up ideas this page has lots of ideas: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/costumes_for_kids.htm Looking […]