National Tree Day – Wellies required!

As part of National Tree Day this Thursday, the children of NETNS will be planting shrubs, bulbs and trees in our fantastic grounds. We would ask that all children bring a pair of wellies or spare old shoes (which will get mucky) to school on Thursday 7th – these shoes or wellies must be brought […]

After School Activities

Below is the After School Activities Timetable for October to December 2010: French: Mondays from 2:10 – 3:10pm October: 11th and 18th November: 8th, 15th ,22nd and 29th December: 13th and 20th Choir: Mondays from 12 – 12:30pm October: 4th, 11th and 18th November: 1st,8th,15th,22nd and 29th December: 13th Hurling: Mondays from 2:10 – 3:10pm […]

New Croi na Scoile section now has a new section – Croi na Scoile! This is where we will have all our Croi na Scoile news. Check it out over the coming weeks to find out what we’re doing around the school in Ethical Education.

Sticky Fingers in Junior Infants!!!!

In Visual Arts this week the children have started to create colourful mosaics. They are making colourful designs which will look beautiful on display. We had to stick the coloured pieces of paper onto the design using glue sticks. Everyone shared the glue sticks and paper really well. We had lots of sticky fingers and […]

Come aboard the Addition Bus

This week in Senior Infants we had great fun adding up on our addition bus on the interactive whiteboard and we also discovered a secret about adding the number zero. In science we started recording the heights of all the boys and girls in our class. We will measure them all again in June and […]

Budding Poets in Sixth Class!

This week we have been looking at various features of poetry. We are currently working on compiling a class anthology of poems. Here are two of our poems; A Home by Aoife Winter My home is on a rainbow, My home is on the sea, My home is really anywhere My imagination wants to be. […]

Seomra Trish

The children from 2nd and 4th class have been very busy in resource. We have begun some really inventive creative stories and some 2nd class pupils are even going to make their story into a book. It won’t be long now until they are published authors! Some students are really enjoying practicing their sentence composition […]

Fun with English

There has been lots of fun and games in the English Language room over the last couple of weeks. Some of us have been learning all about our new school and all the names for the things in our classes. We have also been learning new letters and the cool sounds that they make. We […]

After School Activity Dates October-December 2010

After School Activities dates October – December 2010 French: Mondays from 2:10p.m.-3:10p.m. October: 11th, 18th. November: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th December: 13th, 20th Choir: Mondays from 12:00p.m.-12:30p.m. October: 4th, 11th, 18th. November:1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th. December: 13th Hurling:  Mondays from 2:10p.m.-3:10p.m.   October: 11th, 18th. November: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th  December: 13th, 20th.    Funky Movers:  […]

Bain Triail As/Try It! Rang a Ceathair

Rang a Ceathair are trying out new ways of doing Irish and making our obair bhaile as gaeilge a little more exciting. On Wednesday the children had to watch Garfield ar TG4 agus scríobh cúpla focail that were understood. I was most impressed with the effort by all and also the fact that some watched […]

Reminder – Contact List Forms

 The class contact lists which are to be shared among parents/guardians etc are being compiled at present. If your details were not on last year’s list, and or have changed; please return the form which was given out last week to your child’s class teacher. If you would prefer to email your information directly to […]

Maths Homework Information Nights

Less Stress… More Success – Helping your child with their maths homework Kildare Education Centre is holding two information nights… Is your child having trouble with their maths homework and do you wish you could help more? These information nights aim to address the main areas of difficulty in maths homework. Hosted by two local […]


There has been a change to our original holiday list.  School will not be finishing early for a staff meeting this Friday (1st October).  School will finish at the normal time of 2.10pm for classes from 1st to 6th and after school care will operate as usual. In line with current DES guidelines, the school […]

Reminder – Curriculum Meetings

We will be holding Curriculum Meetings for your child’s class this week. These are meetings that will inform you about your child’s curriculum and the day to day running of your child’s class. These meetings are organised to promote and nourish a positive partnership between you, your child and his/her teacher. Please note the date […]

We are all different!!

Junior Infants have been very busy discovering about themselves and how everyone is different! We carried out an exciting science activity during the week where we took fingerprints! We traced around our hand on white paper. Then, we rubbed one of our fingers on some charcoal. Finally, we placed our finger on some sticky tape […]