River Deep Mountain High

In Fourth Class this week we have been learning to identify the different stages of a river; from its source (usually on a mountain) to its mouth (near the sea or lake), we drew fantastic 2-D pictures to help us understand the Upper, Middle and Lower course of a river. These are on display in […]

2nd class have been learning all about addition and subtraction using the 100 square. They have now mastered it! One pupil even told me she taught her Mam how to use it! 4th class have created some really lovely ‘maths masterpieces’ by putting a puzzle together using long multiplication. It was tough and you really […]

Shapes, shapes everywhere…

We had so much fun with shapes in Maths this week. We drew our own circles, triangles, rectangles and squares. We went on a shape hunt and found lots of 2-d shapes all around our school. We even made made robot, house, tree and spaceship pictures out of 2-d shapes. What 2-d shapes can you find […]

Sixth Class take a trip around Europe!

Take a look at our projects on various European countries. We had a fantastic time presenting our projects and some foods from these countries to all the other classes!

NETNS Parents Association AGM

The NETNS Parents Association will hold their AGM in the school on Thursday 18th November at 8pm.  The agenda will include: Secretary’s report Treasurer’s report Election of new committee Any other business Parents / Guardians who would like to have items placed on the agenda can email pa@netns.ie. All parents and guardians are invited and […]

Learning about people from long ago…

Senior Infants have been learning about Anne Frank this week. We found out that she was a famous Jewish girl who had to go into hiding from the Nazis. She kept a diary and that is how we know all about her life.  Using our wonderful interactive whiteboard we were able to visit the secret attic […]

Access to our building

In order to help keep each member of our school safe and protected during the school day, all doors are locked during school hours. Access to our school is via the main entrance where each visitor gains access through two sets of doors, the second of which can be opened from the inside only. The […]

Super Senior Infants

I just wanted to tell everybody how impressed I was by senior infants this morning… They all showed wonderful manners coming through the foyer and Arthur cheered me up so much by greeting me as gaeilge. Well done to all of senior infants… Super Senior Infants!!

All the people who help us in school.

This week Senior Infants talked about all the different people who help us in our school, inside and outside of the classroom. We came up with some great ideas of how we can help those people too and even made thank you cards for lots of the people who work in our school. All week […]

Lost Property

There is a considerable amount of lost property in the school. The lost property box has been relocated from the infant corridor to the main foyer area. Please ask your child to check the box for any lost belongings or if you would like to come in to check the box yourself – feel free […]

No Staff Meeting Friday 5th November

As per communication which was distributed at the end of September,  I would like to remind you that there is no staff meeting today (Friday 5th November). School will finish at the normal time of  1.10pm for infants classes, 2.10pm for classes from 1st to 6th and after school care will operate as usual. In line […]

Halloween Hazards

In Fourth Class today we discussed the potential hazards of Halloween for children; we spoke about Trick ‘r’ Treating and the need to be careful regarding walking on footpaths and crossing roads, we agreed that Trick ‘r’ Treating in a group is safer than going alone. We also chatted about the dangers of Bonfires, Bangers […]

Pyjama Day Fundraiser

Today we raised a sum of €340 for the Educate Together National Fundraising Day. We had lots of fun wearing our pyjamas to school and look forward to many more fun fundraisers! Thanks from The Student Council.

Making Fireworks!

This week Senior Infants learnt how to make spatter paintings using some paint and a toothbrush! Inspired by a video of a fireworks display we worked so well together and were very patient taking our turns at using the paintbrushes. The results are some amazing night-time fireworks displays. ( I was hoping to display a […]

Slán agus go raibh maith agat!

Our class would like to thank Karen so much for all her hard work and all the fantastic things she has taught us over the past five weeks. We will miss her lots! Thanks to Karen’s help, we’re still busy knitting hats and making tassels for Age Action Ireland. Our capometer is now at 31 […]