NETNS Got Talent in Eimear’s 4th

The children in 4th class had a lot of fun preparing for their very own talent show. They came up with their own acts, names and stage set up. We had our very own judges and our very own “Ant and Dec”. We had a variety of performances and some very important Stage Workers too. […]

Tom’s Room

This week in 3rd class we have been exploring 3D shapes. We had a discussion on the different properties of 3D shapes that we knew about – faces, vertices and edges. The group were able to come up with lots of ideas and knew many of the different 3D shapes. Finally we had a go […]

4th Class Tour in Clara Lara

The two 4th classes went to Clara Lara in Wicklow on Wednesday this week. We were very worried about the weather as it was fairly miserable, we were looking out of the window on the bus coming over the gap and could hardly see with the fog and the rain. Thankfully, when we arrived, the […]

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 […]

Triangle Dance and Cup Song in Eimear’s 4th

The children have had a lot of fun perfecting and performing the newest craze; “The Triangle Dance”. It is a lot more difficult than it looks and they had some very clever ways of keeping in time to the beat. They have become very good at performing it. Have a look at them below: The […]

The Senior Girls Football Team are in the Final!!!!

Well what can I say about yesterdays game!!! One word – OUTSTANDING! The Senior Girls travelled to Caragh N.S. pitch to take on Scoil Mochua, Celbridge, in the league semi-final yesterday. The first few minutes looked like it was going to be a tight game and all of a sudden the girls put the foot […]

Tom’s Room

This week 3rd and 4th class have been working hard on their time tables knowledge. We have been practising different times tables and identifying patterns we can find in them. Finally we have been playing different times table games. We have enjoyed playing Kahoot where the children work as part of a team to answer […]

3D Shapes in Eimear’s 4th

The children were exploring 3D shapes in 4th class this week. They had a lot of fun with the various hands-on activities. First, they explored the classroom to find some real-life 3D shapes. They used the wooden blocks and plastic 3D shapes to identify the properties of the different shapes. They used their whiteboards to […]

Pointillism in Eimear’s 4th

4th class have been busy in Art making some bright and colourful Cherry Blossom paintings. First they worked on their blending and brush stroke techniques to create a background. Some blended different shades of blue for the sky, some added purple to the sky and some added green at the bottom to represent grass. When […]

6th class week

We had a short week in NETNS as we had Monday off.On Tuesday we had our Sigma T tests and on Wednesday some 6th classe left to do the cat4 test.In PE we did volleyball.On Thursday we had our Micra T.We also talked about the Gaeltacht with principal Eimear then on Friday we did Kieth […]

ESB International Workshop

We had such good fun learning about electricity today from ESB International. We learned how we have to connect a circuit to create electricity. We then built our own robots with the circuit and made them scribble on a page. Thank you so much to Ann Marie, David and Donal for this fantastic workshop!   […]

Write-a-Book Projects in Eimear’s 4th

The children recently took part in the Write-a-Book competition in which they created their very own books. They spent a lot of time on the various different stages of the writing process. They brainstormed ideas before they put pen to paper and planned out their stories first. Then they wrote their first draft. They self-corrected […]

Tom’s Room

This week in 3rd class we have been exploring fractions. The group started by creating a fraction wall and different fraction circles. The children were able to use this resource to find equivalent fractions and explain how they knew they were correct. Finally we practised adding and subtracting fractions with the help of the fraction […]

All About Italy in 4th

The children have spent some time researching different aspects of Italy and worked in groups to create projects on the various aspects. The seven groups were: Italian History Italian Food Italian Geography Italian Landmarks Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius Famous Italians The Colosseum and Circus Maximus When they were finished their projects, the children presented them […]

Volcanic Eruptions in Eimear’s 4th

The children have been learning all about volcanoes in 4th class. They spent some time learning about the different types of volcanoes and what it means to be an active, dormant or extinct volcano.  They have learned about what causes a volcanic eruption. In groups, they drew some detailed diagrams explaining the different parts of […]