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: Looking […]

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. […]

Free FAI soccer sessions for children with co-ordination problems

Just to inform you about free soccer sessions run by the Football Association of Ireland, that are on in Newbridge Sports Centre on Monday from 5-6 for the next two Mondays. More sessions will be run throughout the year after this then. These sessions are specifically for children aged 7-12 who have cerebral palsy, dyspraxia, problems […]

Our First Open Evening!

Hi everyone, We are delighted to announce that we are hosting our first Open Evening in our new building on Thursday, December 2nd 2010 at 7pm. We are really looking forward to sharing the work that has been taking place in our school with family, friends and the surrounding community! It would be great to […]

Board Game Day

Following the success of last year, I am delighted to inform you that our school will be taking part in National Board Game Playing Day again this year. It will be taking place on Friday 26th November 2010.  The aim of this day is to raise much needed funds for our school while also having […]

Hare today…gone tomorrow!


Look what we saw yesterday evening playing on the Cearnóg Spórt!!!!

Timetable of Events for the Official Opening

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome, Speeches and Presentations 10:30 – 11:15 Children’s Performances 11:15 – 12:00 Refreshments for the guests in the Halla Glas                                                                 […]

Aim High Dinner

The trek towards achieving an Educate Together second-level school seems at times like scaling Everest. But the Educate Together sector has high hopes for our education system and are determined to achieve them. The 29th of May is the anniversary of Hilary and Tensing scaling Everest and this is being used as a theme for […]

Friendship Day Celebrations – Sixth Class

On Friday the 19th of March, we celebrated Friendship Day in our school. <–Sixth Class with the poster they made. “Friends are most important ingredient in this recipe of life”. <– Sixth Class reading to Senior Infants. <– Sixth Class reading to First Class. Webpage updated by Kamila and Emma.

NETNS Book Week 2010: Our Best Bits

What a fun-filled week we had last week here in NETNS celebrating books and reading! A HUGE Thank you to the parents and guardians who visited on World Book Day to read to the classes, to the writers Suzanne and Martin and to all the children, staff, parents and guardians who took part in and supported Book […]

Friendship Day 2010 – Sixth Class

This week Sixth Class have begun preparing for Friendship Day 2010 which will be held in our school on Friday 19th March.    Friendship Day is an annual event in aid of Amnesty International and street children in Casa Alianza, Guatemala.    Casa Alianza is a private social service agency that provides food, shelter and medical services in Guatemala and other cities […]

Thank You Fifth Class

A big WELL DONE and THANK YOU to Fifth Class for all their hard work in the Book Fair over the past week; you all did an out-standing job taking orders, helping the children find books and counting the money. Your hard-work and enthusiasm ensured that the Book Fair was a huge success and I […]

1st & 2nd Class Author Visit

As you all know, it is Book Week in NETNS and as part of our celebrations, 1st and 2nd Class had a visit from author and poet Suzanne Dowling. Suzanne spoke to the children about the importance of imagination and descriptions in writing. She also spoke to the children about how valuable it is to […]

World Book Day: Dress-Up Day

The grand finale of NETNS Book Week will take place on Thursday 4th March when we celebrate World Book Day 2010. On this day we are inviting all of the children and staff to dress up as a character from a book or story that they have read. It could be anyone from Little Red Riding […]

N.E.T.N.S. Book Week 2010

To celebrate our beautiful new library and the arrival of the Travelling Book Fair, NETNS will be celebrating our own Book Week from Wednesday 24th February to Thursday 4th March. NETNS Book Week promises to be a fun-filled week to celebrate books, reading and all that goes with it. Activities during Book Week will include […]