NETNS Sports Camp

This year there will be a sports camp taking place in NETNS from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July for students in NETNS. Forms were given out to all classes this week. If you would like your child to take part please send in the application form with your child addressed to Clara (junior […]

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This week we have been exploring place value. The children were able to order and compare different whole and decimal numbers. In 6th class the group looked at a game where they needed to pick random numbers to create a decimal number. The player with the biggest number won the game. The children were very […]

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This week in 3rd class we have been looking at adding and taking away. The children were able to create different numbers using place value counters and worked together to add them and take them away from each other. The group worked well to calculate how to carry over when adding and used the counters […]

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This week in 6th class we have been solving word problems using the 4 operations. The children have worked hard at adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying. The group were able to discuss their answers well and successfully check if they were correct or not. For our final project the children solved a problem where they […]

Supporting parents of children presenting with behavioural difficulties

Please find below details about a course being run in Kildare Education Centre “Supporting Parents of children presenting with behavioural difficulties”. On-line booking is required via the Kildare Education Centre website www.eckildare.ie – On the top menu bar, click on Course Booking.  On the drop-down menu, click on Other Courses. Alternatively, parents/guardians can click on the course title below and follow […]

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This week in 6th Class we have been looking at different types of problem solving questions. The children worked well to discuss ideas in their group and come up with different solutions to a given problem. Some of the children were able to create their own questions for the rest of the group to solve […]

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This week we have been exploring Fractal Triangles. We have been investigating the different patterns we can create using one shape in different sizes. The children worked really hard to create both 2D and 3D Fractal patterns. They were able to discuss the patterns they found and share ideas. Here is some of our work […]

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This week 3rd and 4th class children have been working hard and looking at different addition sums. The children worked well to answer addition questions as quickly as possible to create a cup tower. The children successfully together to create the biggest tower possible using their knowledge of addition. We can now use these number […]

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This week we have been looking at division and division word problems in 6th Class. The children worked well together to solve different problems and share ideas. We used our knowledge of times tables to help us work out our division facts. We were able to share our answers with the rest of the group […]

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This week we have been working hard on practising our times tables. Third, fourth and sixth class have been exploring their tables and looking for patterns. Working as a group we have been able to find different patterns and use this information to help us answer times table questions! Finally we played a times table […]

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This week in Third Class we have been working very hard at our maths learning. We started the week by finding different fractions to make pizzas and worked well as part of a team to do this. We had to use our team work skills again when faced with a fractions problem. Working together we […]

July Provision 2018

Please note that the Application Form and Information Note for Home Based July Provision 2018 are now available at: https://www.education.ie/en/Parents/Services/July-Provision/Home-Based.html Please read the documents carefully before completing, and return to the Department as soon as possible.

Kildare Library Talks and Workshops – Service Toys, Technology and Training

Newbridge Library is again hosting a series of free talks and workshops as part of the Kildare Library& Arts Service Toys, Technology and Training (TTT) Project throughout 2018. We will be distributing brochures with the full programme to your school in the coming days, but we are emailing you now to let you know that the […]

One Day Autism Spectrum Conference 2017

ONE DAY MAKING A DIFFERENCE AUTISM SPECTRUM CONFERENCE MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY PRESENTERS: PETER VERMEULEN & JOANNE DOUGLAS FRIDAY 12TH MAY 9.30 – 2.00. GRAND CANAL HOTEL, GRAND CANEL STREET DUBLIN 2 LOCATED JUST BESIDE GRAND CANAL DOCK DART (TRAIN) STATION, 3-MINUTE WALK We are delighted to have as our keynote speaker   Dr. Peter Vermeulen is an educationalist who […]

PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN THE DARK ABOUT STAFFING ALLOCATIONS

There is mounting anger in primary schools at Department’s silence on teacher numbers The INTO today condemned the failure of the Department of Education and Skills to notify schools of staffing numbers for the next school year. The union said principal teachers in particular are frustrated by the failure of the Department to provide needed […]