Lego man goes into Space!

On duty today it was fantastic to see so many children playing with Lego. I mentioned to some of the children that two Canadian boys had recently sent a Lego man all the way into space by strapping him to a weather balloon.  They didn’t really look like they believed me… Well, here is the […]

Riverbank Arts Centre – Mid Term Madness

This mid term, the Riverbank Arts Centre is inviting children to get involved with the madness there. Explore the art of animation with Artzone’s three day workshop. Monday 13th – Wednesday 15th February Time: 10am – 2pm Cost: €50 Further information about this event and other happenings at the Riverbank can be obtained from their […]

Raffle Winners

Many thanks to the families and friends of NETNS who supported the Winter Raffle which was held before the holidays. Huge thanks also to the parents who organised the raffle and the generous sponsors who donated the fantastic prizes. Below is a list of the lucky prize winners… Leinster v Montpelier tickets + Four Seasons […]

NETNS Calendars… last few left!!

There are still some NETNS Calendars available to purchase; it is not too late if you wish to purchase one. Calendars cost €10 for one, €18 for two or three calendars for €25. Please send in exact amount in a sealed envelope with your name and child’s class included to order one before the holidays!


A child’s  purse with 2 necklaces and a bracelet were left in The Curragh church last night. They are now in the office ready for collection!

NETNS Craft Fair

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are delighted to inform you that on the 22nd December the N.E.T.N.S Craft Fair will take place in the Foyer. The children have been working extremely hard to make crafts for the fair. The children have made keyrings, mobile phone charms, cards, gift wrap, lanterns, stars, decorative bags and much more. There […]

Arrival and Dismissal Policy

We are writing to you with regard to our Arrivals and Dismissals Committee. The new committee members are; • Alan Murphy (Parent) • Eibhlin Newell (Staff) • Mary McLaughlin(Parent) • Siobhán Leonard (parent) • Bobby O Connor (Staff) This committee has been set up to create an ‘Arrival and Dismissal Policy’ for NETNS. This policy […]

Holiday List

Please find attached the amended holiday list for 2011-2012. Holiday list 2011-2012 As a result of adverse weather conditions, the Department of Education and Skills have instructed us to inform you that we may not have all the holidays listed because of the possibility of making up days.hanks, Eimear T

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

ICT is one of many free online game websites that are available on the Internet and this website has been used by children in the school. This website primarily contains quite harmless games but we have been informed that there are also a number of games that are totally unsuitable for children. These other games […]

Permission Slips for trips to The Curragh

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),  As spring has finally sprung, we are very eager to avail of a wonderful natural resource that is right on our doorstep. The Curragh offers many beneficial learning opportunities for all the children and we would like to bring children there on fieldtrips from time to time. We are currently compiling a permission […]

Back on yard! Yippee!

For the first time in almost three weeks, the whole school enjoyed play time outside today. While some classes have been venturing out to Cearnóg Spóirt, the small yard at the front of the school, for 10 minutes on recent days, today was the first time that Arkle, our big yard, was safe for playing […]

Christmas Jumper Day 21st Of December

This coming weekend we are asking all the children to root out all your old jumpers/ decorations/Christmas cards/ tinsel/ wrapping paper etc and bring it to school on Monday, so we can work together to create fabulous festive masterpieces- Our Christmas Jumpers. This year we think it would be a lovely idea to have a […]

Car park alert

Please be advised that car park conditions are worsening. Do not attempt to drive into our car park. There are spaces at Lumville House for those who are not within walking distance of the school. Thank you.

Access to our building

In order to help keep each member of our school safe and protected during the school day, all doors are locked during school hours. Access to our school is via the main entrance where each visitor gains access through two sets of doors, the second of which can be opened from the inside only. The […]