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 […]

Houses and Homes

We finished making our 3d houses this week. First we printed a pattern that looks like bricks, then we cut out  2d shapes such as squares and rectangles to make windows, doors and chimneys. Finally we drew a pattern to look like slates on a roof.   Have a look at our neighbourhood.  

Winter Art in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished up on the topic of ‘Houses and Homes’. We designed some really great houses at the construction station and we tested the stability of them by trying to blow down our wooden and brick houses just like the big bad wolf did in the well known story, “The Three Little […]

All About the House!

This week senior infants are learning all about different types of homes. The class learned all about 2D shapes so now they are busy creating houses out of 2D shapes. Senior infants are designing fantastic houses with lots of colour and extra details like gates, garages and front walls to their houses. In roleplay, the […]

Houses and Homes

This week in Senior Infants we are learning about houses and homes. We are learning the characteristics of 2d shapes and identifying them in the environment. We are making maps about what we pass on our way to school and An Post is the theme in the role play area where we are sorting the […]

Halloween fun in Senior Infants!

This week was another busy week. We finished off our aistear theme on ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and we also learnt about Oiche Shamhna. We looked at songs including “Púca, Púca” and “Oiche Shamhna” and we finished our week with a Gaeilge Halloween party. We learnt about some Halloween traditional snacks such as Bairín breac, úlla, milseáin […]

Dress Up Day in Senior Infants

We had great fun here on our last day before midterm. We dressed up and played games, our faces got covered in flour! We tasted cnónna, úlla, bairín breac and milseáin. We