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 […]

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 […]