Lions Club Charity Walk this Sunday

This year’s Charity Fun Walk will take place on Sunday October 2nd and we are hoping that families and friends of NETNS will mark this date in their diaries!! It is a great opportunity to raise funds for both the Lions Club in our area and our school. 70% of funds raised by NETNS walkers […]

Pilot Project re. Incident Reports

The school regularly reviews processes, procedures and policies with a view to improving them and also ensuring they are fit for purpose. These reviews and subsequent updates to processes, procedures and policies help in creating a happy and safe environment in our school for all members of the school community. We have recently published a […]

Tips for Parents 01/09/11

Launch of Your Child in the Primary School – Tips for Parents Tips for Parents Thursday, 1 September 2011   Statement by Noreen Flynn, President, Irish National Teachers’ Organisation on Funding for Education speaking at the launch of Your Child in the Primary School School – Tips for Parents Children starting school today will feel the […]

2011 Dyspraxia Awareness Day

Final of AwarenessDay_Adult (2) (1) The first National Awareness Conference, Children & Teenagers Activity Camp is presented by The Dyspraxia Association of Ireland & The Limerick Dyspraxia/DCD Group.

LOST PROPERTY – Last Chance!!

This is the final opportunity to come and claim any lost property… The PA will be opening up the Halla Glas on Thursday (30th June) morning for Parents/Guardians to come and claim any belongings which may have been “mislaid” during the year. There is a very large number of items which have not been claimed […]

5th and 6th Class Basketball Blitz

Dear parents/Guardians, We would like to invite you to the 5th /6th class basketball blitz in Griffeen Valley E.T.N.S on Friday the 17th of June. The bus with the children will be leaving the school at 08:40 that morning. Firstly we will be visiting Lucan East Educate Together as they have invited us to go […]

Sports Day, Tuesday 31st May

As you all know Sports Day is taking place on Tuesday 31st May at the Curragh Sports Ground (the old rugby club) commencing at 8.45am. We would like to take this opportunity to invite all parents to come along as spectators and to bring a picnic to enjoy this action packed day. Younger children are […]

National Council for Special Education Newsletter

Please find attached the NCSE May newsletter, which includes: Allocation of Teaching Supports 2011-12 Allocation of SNA Supports 2011-12

Open Evening

Just a reminder that NETNS will be hosting its Open Evening this evening from 7-9 p.m. As you are aware, children are very welcome to the Open Evening but they must be fully supervised by a Parent/Guardian at all times during the evening. The school playgrounds and the Halla Glas are out of bounds throughout […]

Thank you NETNS

Please find attached a message to NETNS Community from Gerry Breslin and all at Portlaoise Educate Together N.S. thank you netns

Reminder for 5th and 6th Class

This coming Monday, the 4th of April, 5th and 6th class will go to the Curragh to train for cross country running. Please wear appropriate running footwear and bring a secord pair of shoes/runners in case your footwear gets wet. Thanks.

NETNS Open Evening

We are delighted to announce that NETNS will host an Open Evening for the School Community on Tuesday, April 12th 2011 @ 7p.m. We are currently seeking two parental volunteers from each class to help on the evening. These volunteers will be divided into 3 groups as follows: Group 1: Set Up Group. This group will be responsible […]

Draft RSE Policy

The RSE draft policy is now on the website for your viewing. If you would like to share your comments and views on this policy with the RSE committee, please mail by 3/5/11. If you would like a paper copy sent to you, please contact Thank you for your continued support. Draft RSE Policy RESOURCE_PACK_FOR_RELATIONSHIPS_AND_SEXUALITY_EDUCATION_FOR_PRIMARY_TRAINERS1

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

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 […]