Science Fair Winners!!

Congratulations to all of our winners of Best Project in our first NETNS Science Fair. The winning projects were: Fourth Class: (three joint winners) How does the Digestive System work? Fantastic Foam Lava Lamps Fifth Class: Oblek Sixth Class: Sour Power   Well done to all!        

Second Class News

Over the past month we have been very busy. In maths we have been learning all about fractions and symmetry. We did a mirror image experiment using paint. In English we have been writing recounts about our weekends. We used a paraburger to help us write a paragraph and we are progressing well with our […]

Transport in Emma’s Class

We’ve started to learn about Transport in Emma’s Class. We worked really well in our groups to order a timeline of methods of transport from the past. The earliest started with the stone wheel in 3500BC! We had lots of different ideas about what order they went in but we listened, communicated and compromised with […]

Our first NETNS Science Fair

After months of hard work, the children from 4th, 5th and 6th showcased their science projects today in the Halla Glas in our very first school science fair. There was an unbelievable amount of scientific talent on display, with each group tackling a scientific investigation and reporting on the results they obtained. We had projects […]

After School Sign Up Term 2

Tuesday Puzzles and Board Games Mary 1st – 3rd     Hurling Rob 1st – 3rd     Art Attack Sinead 3rd – 6th **LINK available in separate post under the heading Art Attack     Athletics Jim 1st – 6th     Science Club Elaine 4th -6th   […]

Emma’s Class: Working Hard on our Times Tables

We’ve been working so hard this week on our Times Tables and you can tell! We played boardgames and worked on a game called Hit the Button online. We really enjoyed that. Some of us have even been playing it at home and there is a huge improvement in our abilities! You can even download […]

Car Keys Found

A set of car keys were found in the school carpark this morning (Weds) at drop off time. They are in reception for collection.

After School Club Term 2 Timetable

After school January 18 The after school clubs will begin Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st January 2018 for 6 weeks. No activities will take place on the 13th/14th February due to midterm break. The Sign Up for the clubs will be available from 10am Saturday 20th January on the school website.

Baking bread in Fiona’s 1st Class

This week we learned about where flour comes from. We sang about planting and cutting wheat. We investigated foods which are made from flour and foods that are not. Then we baked bread! It was baked in the oven that evening and brought in the next day for us to taste! It was delicious, we […]

World War 2 art in rang a Sé

This week we began our module on World War 2 looking at the aircraft involved and the art that represented the battles that they took part in at that time. We used prints from famous aircraft paintings to create extension art, where we had to look closely at the colours and brush strokes used and […]

Gratitude December in Ruth’s 5th Class

This December we introduced a section to our morning routine called Gratitude December. We listened to meditations specifically made for children from the Headspace app. We explored themes such as kindness, generosity, calm and focus. After our morning meditation we wrote down 3 things that we were grateful for on that particular day. We found […]

Debating Team 2017

Our amazing debating team of Dianaimh, Erin, Daniel, Tom, Ciara, Michael, Max and Cody worked extremely hard, every day since the beginning of the year on the motions we were asked to tackle by Kildare Education Centre, in the primary schools inter county debating competition. Every member of the team should be very proud of […]

Tag Rugby Blitz 15/12/’17

On Friday, the 15th of December, 12 children from the school attended a tag rugby blitz in Cill Dara RFC in a tournament organised by Leinster Rugby representatives. Thankfully the day was dry enough for the tournament to go ahead, and what rugby was witnessed on the day was a joy to behold. The teamwork […]

Moorefield – Leinster Senior Champions visit

Huge excitement greeted the victorious Moorefield team on Tuesday last, as they not only brought the league trophy they had won this year, they also brought the Kildare Senior Championship trophy they had won in the summer. But it didn’t stop there. In what was a fantastic advertisement for never giving up, they also brought […]

Futsal 3rd/4th

On Friday, the 1st of Decmeber, over 20 children from NETNS attended a Futsal blitz in The Mill Gym, Celbridge for local schools. To say the day was a success would be a huge understatement. The children had a great time in a fantastically run tournament. The competition was split into a boys and a […]