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 […]

Nemo’s news!Sixth Class

                                                        Here are some pictures of  us working on our clay sculptures. Hi I’m Ríona! I’m in Sixth class. My friends call me Nemo (don’t ask why!) This is my first year in NETNS and my first time writing an article for the school website or any school website! I love this school because […]

Perfect PE (4th Class)

We had our third PE lesson on Wednesday, which was a great success. Beforehand we spoke about aspects of sport and PE that often lead to frustration and arguments. We agreed that encouragement, teamwork, not blaming others for mistakes are important, we recalled Thierry Henry’s handball and the fact that sometimes sport just isn’t fair! […]

What talent there is in Senior Infants!

This week in Senior Infants we talked about all the different talents we have. We even had a mini-talent show for our class. We found that all the boys and girls had different talents including singing, dancing, comedy, gymnastics and exercises. We look forward to sharing and developing all of  our talents more over the […]

Sponsorship Cards for Lions Charity Walk

Sponsorship cards are now available from the school. If you would like one, please contact Karina 045 445710 or email We are all looking forward to a fun day and hoping to see lots of friends and families of NETNS taking part!!

Exciting Times for 3rd Class

Wow, oh wow, we have heard some amazing stories about what we have all been doing for the summer. It sounds like people visited exciting places and met up with people they hadn’t seen in ages. It is hard to believe that we are into our third week of school already. We are really looking […]

Lions Club Annual Charity Fun Walk

  Last year the pupils, families and friends of NETNS made a huge contribution to the Lions Club Annual Charity Fun Walk and from this our school also benefited to the amount over €600. This year’s Charity Fun Walk will take place on Sunday October 3rd. The route will be the same as last year […]

Must be the music (4th Class)

Fourth Class have eagerly started music lessons based on learning about the different musical terms. Last week we introduced tempo; this is the speed of music, it can be slower than a grandfather clock or faster than a crazy woodpecker! We used percussion instruments such as tambourines, maracas, bells and castanets to practice the different […]

Kiwi Allergy

  Dear Parents / Guardians, The BOM would like to bring to your attention the fact that a child in our school has a severe allergy to Kiwi fruit. As you may be aware, this condition can have very serious consequences if this child comes into contact with the fruit or another child who has […]