Wellness week in NETNS

This week in NETNS we had fun celebrating wellness week by doing some fun mindfulness activities. Some of the favourites were guided meditation, mindfulness colouring, mindfulness yoga, random acts of kindness, positive emotions bank and writing acrostic poems about mindfulness. After mindfulness week we now know the importance of looking after our mental health and […]

NETNS Library Book Drive

The NETNS Library is currently undergoing a refurbishment and restock of books. This project is being managed by the NETNS Library Committee with the support of the BOM and all school staff.  The refurbishment of the Library will be paid for by donations and the Parents Council. We would like to provide a larger range […]

Book Fair 2019

The Annual Celtic Travelling Book Fair will be at N.E.T.N.S. foyer from Wednesday 27th of February – Tuesday 5th of March (inclusive)    As always the Book Fair will have a fantastic selection of books for children of all ages and every book you buy helps us to get new books for the school. The […]

Project Fashion coming to NETNS

Project Fashion are extending their fun and skill based after school programme to Newbridge Educate Together National School. Start date: Wednesday 6th March Time: 3.30pm-5pm Allow your child to pick up a new skill and unleash their creativity at our Fashion Design After School Workshops. Created and Run by Clothing Designer Paul Alexander & his […]

Free Programme of events for parents in Kildare libraries

Kildare Library&Arts Service is again facilitating a free programme of events for parents in the main libraries in County Kildare throughout 2019. The full programme is available to view online here:  http://www.kildare.ie/Library/media/KCCParentingBrochure2019FINAL.pdf Hard copies of the printed programme will be dropped into you in the next couple of weeks. Newbridge Community Library is hosting many of […]

Coding Classes in Newbridge: 4th to 6th class

The Academy of Code are a group of TechEd specialists, who have a wealth of experience in delivering coding classes throughout Dublin and Kildare. Their tutors are drawn from academia and the tech industry, and in some cases both. Their bespoke curriculum is drawn from their experience in the classroom, tech industry standards and the […]

Congratulations Alex – International Karting Success in Italy!

Congratulations to past pupil Alex Dunne who got his 2019 Karting success off to a winning start when recording a fabulous win in the WSK Champions Cup race at Adria in Italy last weekend. Below is a fantastic article and photo from the Leinster Leader detailing his super success – Well done Alex from everyone […]

Let’s Go Summer Camps

Please find below details about upcoming Let’s Go Summer Camps which will take place in Kilcullen and Newbridge this year. Kilcullen and Newbridge Brochure 2019

Community Games Draughts

St Brigids Community Games Draughts training will commence on Monday 28th January in Scoil Mhuire Junior in Room 7 straight from school. They are aware that all the schools finish at different times so this will be facilitated.  Training will be for appox an hour.  All children living in the St Brigids area are more […]

Creative Keyboards at NETNS

Creative Keyboards are back in Newbridge ETNS. Places are available for Junior and Senior infants and beginners from First class upwards. Classes are on Thursdays and fee €110 Call 087 2022505 for further information or to enrol.

Supporting parents of children presenting with behavioural difficulties

Please find below details about a course being run in Kildare Education Centre “Supporting Parents of children presenting with behavioural difficulties”. On-line booking is required via the Kildare Education Centre website www.eckildare.ie – On the top menu bar, click on Course Booking.  On the drop-down menu, click on Other Courses. Alternatively, parents/guardians can click on the course title below and follow […]

Community Games Art and Model Making Competition

The Community Games art and model making competition is now open to all children in the school. The theme is “Sport in Action”. The following are the age groups: Art: U8, 10, 12, 14, 16 Model Making: U10, 12, 14, 16 Each entry must include: Name, school name, address, date of birth, male or female […]

SIA News – Archaeology Camps 2019 – Easter Registration Now Open!

For 2019 The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) are excited to announce new camp activities and visits – as well as a new North Dublin location (yet to be confirmed), and they’d love you to join them. They are also excited to announce the launch of their new website over at www.sia.ie, where you can find […]

IMPORTANT re. Car park arrangements Friday 21st December

NETNS Parents Council IMPORTANT NOTICE  Dear Parents/Guardians, Following on from the success of previous collaborative efforts, the NETNS Parents Council has recently met with the Parents Association of Gaelscoil Chill Dara with regards to how we can reduce the congestion of cars in the car park during drop off and pick up times. The congestion […]

Panto Club News – Tickets now on sale!

Panto Club were delighted to make a brief appearance at the NETNS Winter Fair last weekend – and we are on the countdown to our performances in the Moat in January. Tickets are on sale now and can be booked here: https://moattheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873599305 Come along and see the amazing cast of A Snow White Tale and […]