NETNS Sports Camp

This year there will be a sports camp taking place in NETNS from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July for students in NETNS. Forms were given out to all classes this week. If you would like your child to take part please send in the application form with your child addressed to Clara (junior […]

Funds raised for the Library!

The NETNS Library Committee are delighted to say that we raised 320 euro at the Library Fundraiser last Thursday!!! Library Day was a great success and the children really enjoyed bringing their favourite books to share. It was such a lovely day we even took books out on the yard to share as well! Thank you again, pupils, parents […]

Rang a Sé host Wake and Shake for couch to 5K

This week we were asked to carry out a very important job: to host the Wake and Shake initiative for the whole school! As everyone knows, the fundraising committee are organising the couch to 5K fun run to raise funds for a new school roof. They thought it would be a great idea to get […]

Anti-bullying Ambassadors

Our Anti-bullying Ambassadors were working really hard this week on creating a new information booklet for new chlidren starting in the school. They are also hoping to launch our new peer mentoring initiative in the next month! Well done to our ABA’s….brilliant work.

7 Tips for giving your child independence

Congratulations to one of our Mums, Jennifer Buttner and all the team at who last night won the best parenting blog award at the Blog Awards Ireland. Below is a very good article written by Jennifer for Mykidstime, about giving your child independence: This and many more interesting articles can be found on […]

Parents Needed for Anti-Bullying Committee

Dear parents/guardians, As you know NETNS has a comprehensive anti-bullying policy. However Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools have been developed by the Department of Education and Skills following consultation with the relevant education partners and replace the 1993 Guidelines on Countering Bullying Behaviour in Primary and Post-Primary Schools. These procedures have resulted from […]

Mheastóireacht Scoile Uile/Whole School Evaluation

Tá sé beartaithe ag Cigireacht na Roinne Oideachais agus Scileanna Meastóireacht Scoile Uile (MSU) a dhéanamh in ár scoil. Cuirfear tús leis an gcigireacht ar obair na scoile le linn na seachtaine dar tús 28ú Eanair 2013.   The inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills plans to conduct a Whole-School Evaluation (WSE) in […]

Green School Competition Winners!

Today, the Green School Committee met to choose the winners of the Green School Logo Competition. They had a very tough task as so many wonderful entries were received. It was decided that one winner would be chosen from each class and after some deliberating and debating the winners were picked. An extra winner was choosen […]

Deadline Extended

The deadline for entry to the Green School Code competition has been extended to next Wednesday June 13th! So, you still have a chance to hand your logo in to the Green School Committee or give it to any class teacher before next Wednesday afternoon. We have some super entries in already: ‘Wasting a battery […]

Green School Code Competition

The Green School Committee need YOUR help. As you know we are working very hard for our second green flag which is based on ENERGY. We need your help creating an ENERGY CODE for our school. Some ideas as to what to base your code on: Turning off appliances instead of leaving them on stand-by […]

Green School News

    Over the past few weeks the Green School Committee have completed an energy review of the school to figure out how much energy we use and where we use it. Check out our new ‘Green School Notice-board’ above. The display looks great thanks to the art-work completed by our committee members from Junior […]

Minutes of NETNS PA Wednesday 29th February, 2012 In attendance: PA Committee– Karel Kiely, Elizabeth Bartholomew, Fergus O’Connor, Eimear Carey (Principal), Neil Bartholomew (BoM), Aoife Munnelly (1st Class Rep), Sheena Richardson (3rd Class Rep), Ursula Donovan (6th Class Rep), Yvonne O’Connor, Michael Kenny, Laura Tyrrell, Colleen Breen (Snr Inf Class Rep), Jennifer Buttner (Snr Inf […]

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 […]

Code of Behaviour Committee

Dear Parents, Guardians and Staff, We are writing to you with regard to our new Code of Behaviour Committee. The new committee members are; Alan Murphy (BOM) Eibhlin Newell (Staff) Mary Coates (Parent) Jean Rafter (parent) Eimear Carey (Staff) This committee has been set up to review our approved draft ‘Code of behaviour.’ As this […]