School Library

You may have heard from your children that the class libraries have been recalled and that the school library has been closed. We were informed by parents at our recent Parent/Teacher meetings that a couple of the books that were in the library were age inappropriate. Upon hearing this, the school, in conjunction with the […]

Proposed changes to toys brought in on Fridays

On the 24th of January members of fifth and sixth class sent a letter to Eimear asking if we could meet her to discuss bringing our Ipods and Nintendo’s into school on Fridays for Toy-Day. We met on 26th of January and we discussed the pros and cons of bringing in these devices. Here are […]

Homework by Jack Murray (5th)

              Homework     By Jack Murray Homework, oh homework, that dreaded word. It’s the most awful word I have ever heard.   Maths, English and spellings too. I always ask my teacher:   “Do we have to?”   Maths I hate the most yes maths is first to me and my friends maths is the worst.   English comes […]

Dear Grace

A huge congratulations to Colm O’ Brien, Áine Budds and Hugo Clarke in 5th class, who all had excerts from thier stories/poems featured in this years publication of ‘Dear Grace’. It is a fantastic achievement as this is the first year that NETNS was involved in this competition.  I would just like to thank all the children in fifth […]

Staff Changes

I am writing this with very mixed emotions; I am really happy and excited for my colleagues moving on to new challenges, but very sad that NETNS are losing 2 magnificent staff! Firstly we would like to congratulate Caitríona Hand for securing a job as Principal, in a very lucky school in Coralstown, Co. Westmeath. […]

Closure Updated 22/12/10

Unfortunately we are remaining closed until January 10th 2011. Having assessed the access roads, carpark, paths, yard and the environs, it is clear that they are still dreadfully dangerous, therefore on Health and Safety grounds we are making this decision to remain closed tomorrow! National schools are having difficulties with text-a-parent, so apologies for any […]

Free Fireworks Show!!

Check out the spectacular fireworks show in the sky tonight that you can watch outside your house for free! After dark there will be a series of meteorite showers and shooting stars to be seen. So where do these meteorites come from?? Well… Earth moves through clouds of dust leftover from comets  on its trip […]

Community Spirit

On Sunday last, 5th of December, over 100 parents and staff from NETNS and GSCD turned up to the school campus with shovels, spades and heavy brushes! Our mission… make the car park, paths and environs safe for the children to attend school on Monday morning! It was a great day and showed the wonderful […]

RE Classes Resume Tomorrow 9th December

All R.E. classes will take place after school tomorrow, Thursday 9th December. Looking forward to seeing you all there. Kind regards, Therese

Latest update on school opening!!

We have just been up inspecting the school, carpark and surroundings and have concluded that we are hoping to open in the morning. After the amazing work that was done by NETNS and GSCD’s communities on Sunday, we were surprised at the level of snow that was there this morning! It was incredibly dangerous. But […]

Unexpected closure

Today Newbridge Educate Together N.S. will have to close. We have been here since early morning trying to make it safe for our pupils, but too much snow has fallen, therefore on Health and Safety grounds we feel we must close. Unfortunately the textaparent website is down nationwide, so we are currently unable to send […]

Help required!

Calling all adults with a spade (spades)!!!! NETNS and GSCD are asking for volunteers to come to the school grounds between 1pm and 3pm tomorrow, Sunday 5th of December, to help clear the snow from the carpark in an effort to make the school safe for opening on Monday! Please bring your own spade/spades! All […]

Update on closure of NETNS

Due to the adverse weather conditions and in light of the worsening weather forecast, it has been decided that NETNS will remain closed, Friday 3rd of December for Health and Safety reasons. Any and all updates will be put up on the website. We hope to see you all on Monday! Thank you for your […]

Worsening Weather

The weather has deteriorated hugely and it is due to worsen further. Therefore we are advising all parents to collect their children as soon as is safely possible.


The following is the list of updates: Hurling and French are taking place this afternoon from 2:10 – 3:10 All buses will be operating as normal this afternoon (we cannot predict how they will be running in the morning, please contact your bus driver directly) Having looked at the weather report for Thursday evening and […]