Technology Working Group

A Technology Working Group has just been setup in NETNS. The group is working towards improving the existing ICT (computers and technology) in the school. Here are some of the projects the group will be working on over the coming months. 1. Upgrading the existing computers to make them more usable for the children and […]

Internet Safety Seminar

Internet Safety Seminar – 31st May 7:30pm in NETNS The National Parents Council is holding a talk for parents about Internet Safety. It is approximately two hours and covers the following topics. • Learn about the technologies and websites that are available now. • Find out how children are using the Internet and the risks […]

3rd & 4th Class’ Fantastic Trip

Well where do I start? 3rd and 4th Class had such an amazing day on Thursday 12th May. We set off from school at 8.45 am for our first destination, the Viking Splash Tour. Upon arrival we entered our boats immediately and put on our Viking helmets. From this point forward we were Vikings learning […]

To Bee or not to Bee- Fifth & Sixth Class

Fifth and Sixth Class were given the opportunity to participate in an amazing theatre production called “To Bee or not to Bee” this week. The show was written by Cabrini Cahill (Rachel’s mum). It’s a riddle set by carnival characters Elizabeth Shaky and Jacinta Speare who are looking for the best way to go about […]

Well Done!

A huge congratulations to Rachel White who received a prize for her essay on her trip to the Curragh Racecourse at the Newbridge Community Race Day on 2nd May . I would also like to thank all the children in Sixth Class for the hard work they put into writing their fantastic essays.

Our trip to the Curragh Racecourse- Sixth Class

Our trip to the Curragh Racecourse. By Nikki Geissel On the 5th of April our class went to the Curragh racecourse. We left the school at half nine and got the bus down to the racecourse. Upon arrival, we went into the main entrance and saw some famous jockeys silks and jackets and read some […]

Third Class Homework

Spellbound week 29 pg 60, 61 Ceartlitriú lth 69, 70, 71 Litriú lth 71 i gceacht G- Dé Luain: eitleog, plúr, téad, madra Dé Máirt: pancóga, na lachain, oigheann, ag scátáil, Dé Céadaoin: siúcra, caoga cent, an pháirc, bainne Déardaoin: praghas, ubh, fiche cent Tables: x12, revision of multiples 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, […]


Fourth Class are studying Symmetry in Maths at the moment. Symmetry is not just a topic confined to maths; it is everywhere around us. A good understanding of symmetry helps us in many other subjects such as Art and Science. We studied line symmetry. Think about your own body. If you drew a line down […]

Slán Aran – Sixth Class

Today is Aran’s last day in NETNS as he is moving to Galway on Sunday. We’re sure he’ll be a fantastic addition to his new school, in the classroom and especially on the rugby pitch. We look forward to seeing him on his return visits to our school and Newbridge. Let’s try not to miss […]

Assembly- Sixth Class

Our Assembly By Beatrice, Kelsey and Bobby Over the past few weeks our class have been working hard preparing our bags for the Spring 2011 fashion show assembly. We talked about designing them, made drafts and brought in various old materials and fabrics. Then finally we gathered up the courage to let our imaginations run […]

Flowers growing…

This week some of 2nd class have been planting flowers with me. We’ll be keeping a record of their progress as well as learning how best to care for the flowers. Some very creative writing was taking place with some 4th class pupils. They had to imagine they were having a conversation with an alien. […]

Swimming recommencing for 3rd & 4th

Swimming lessons will be recommencing for 3rd and 4th classes tomorrow (Tuesday 1st March).

News from Sixth Class

Hi everyone, Now that spring is here and we’re halfway through the school year we’ve been busy working hard preparing for Secondary School. Over the past few weeks many of us sat our entrance exams and attended open nights informing us of the subject choices and facilities available at the local schools. We’re really looking forward […]

The Good Old Days!

This week in 2nd class we were transported back 60 years into the past with the help of two amazing ladies named Mary and May. They were so kind to give up some of their time to come into our class and speak to us all about their own childhoods. We learned so much we […]

Well done Third Class on a fantastic term!

I would like to commend all the boys and girls in 3rd Class for all their hard work, amazing ideas and their creativity. We are really pushing ourselves as we are halfway through the year and certainly our work reflects that. Keep it up! This week we designed and created our own clay sculptures. These […]