We will miss you Gerry

What is good news for the new Portlaoise Educate Together National School is bad news for our school.   Gerry our senior infants teacher will be leaving our school to take up the post of Principal in Portlaoise. He will be missed a lot. He is a great teacher who loves the Irish language and […]

School start time

NETNS starts at 8.30am. The school accepts responsibility for the children at that time. We do not provide supervision before that time and your child remains your responsibility until 8.30am. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

Old phones for Jack and Jill

Please remember that we are still collecting old phones for The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation , a really worthwhile charity who do tremendous work. See http://www.jackandjill.ie/ for more about this wonderful charity. While we do have Interactive WhiteBoards now, Jack and Jill will still take our phones and will exchange them for other valuable […]

A thought for you…

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin

Equality Week

What a success! NETNS had a superb Equality Week. There was such a buzz around the school all week. Lots of children designed their own poster promoting equality. The posters are now displayed outside the 5th and 6th classrooms, along with projects completed by 5th and 6th class. We held debates and brain-storming sessions and, […]

Equality Week

Welcome to Equality Week at NETNS! Every class will be doing Equality projects including debates, charters, dramas and looking at old stories from new perspectives. Plus every child in the school will be coming up with their very own Equality slogan to illustrate and publish. As you know, we will be having a very special […]

Fantastic Cross Country Competitors

Congratulations to the children from 3rd-6th Class who took part in the Cumann na mBunscol Cross Country Championship in Celbridge on Thursday last. Each and every one of them did themselves and our school proud. The children that took part on the day were Tim (6th Class), Dan (6th Class),  Dominic (6th Class), David (6th Class), […]

Ethical Education Talk for Parents 7pm 19th April

Fionnuala Ward, Teacher Education Officer with Educate Together, will be giving a talk for parents and guardians at our school at 7pm on Monday 19th April. Fionnuala will be talking about the Learn Together programme which is the Ethical Education curriculum we use in our school. This curriculum is unique to Educate Together schools. The […]

Staff In-Service on Monday 19th April

The school will be closed on Monday 19th April for staff in-service. This is the only in-service day this academic year.

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.

Lá Glas – 16ú Márta 2010

Ná déan dearmad ar an Lá Glas amárach!! Gléas suas i rud éigin glas le do thoil!! Remember Lá Glas is on tomorrow!! Please wear something green to celebrate!!

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 […]

Clár Seachtain na Gaeilge

Dia dhaoibh go léir! Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl anois agus tá go leor rudaí eagraithe chun é a cheliúradh. Amárach beimid ag dul ar chuairt go dtí an Ghaelscoil. Beimid ag foghlaim an rínce “Ballaí Luimnigh” Gan dabht beidh sé go hiontach!! Tá na ranganna go léir sa scoil ag obair ar píosaí […]

FAI Futsal

FAI Futsal Tournament (Girls) 26/2/10 The girls of 3rd and 4th class participated in a soccer tournament organised by the FAI last Friday in Newbridge Sports Centre. The girls represented the school fantastically in terms of attitude, team spirit and behaviour. The school entered two teams, the Blue team in Group One and the Red […]

Newbridge Educate Together N.S. to host Educate Together AGM

All members of Educate Together are hereby notified of the 2010 Company AGM. This year’s Annual General Meeting,the most important event in the sector calendar, will be held on Saturday 15th of May in Newbridge Educate Together N.S. Further details of the AGM will be circulated to members in due course. We hope to see you […]