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Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the anti-bullying policy

Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the anti-bullying policy To: All members of the NKETNS school community The Board of Management of NKETNS wishes to inform you that the Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s anti-bullying policy and its implementation was completed at the Board meeting of 23rd October 2019. This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist
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Board of Management Annual Report 2018-2019

Board of Management Annual Report 2018/19 The Board of Management is the school committee charged with the day-to-day management of the school. Under the Education Act of 1998 all schools must have a Board of Management and the functions and responsibilities of the Board are laid out in documents published by the Department of Education and Science. The Board of Management has eight members.
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School Closures 2019-2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,   The school closures for the school year 2019-2020 can be found by clicking on the link below. Pat Sch Closures 1920


Grandparents’ Day 2019

Grandparents’ Day took place in NKETNS on 10th May. This is an annual event which has been held for the past few years. We invite grandparents of the children in the school to visit their grandchild’s class and talk to the children about their experiences going to school in their youth. After that, we serve tea and coffee in the school hall and all
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Board of Management Annual Report 2017/18

Board of Management Annual Report 2017/18 The Board of Management is the school committee charged with the day-to-day management of the school. Under the Education Act of 1998 all schools must have a Board of Management and the functions and responsibilities of the Board are laid out in documents published by the Department of Education and Science. The Board of Management has eight members.
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NKETNS garden highly commended at Bloom

The postcard garden created by the NKETNS gardening group received the award of highly commended at the 2018 Bloom festival. The garden is on view in Bloom until Monday 4th June and it is then intended that it will be installed on the school grounds. It was visited by the President, Michael D. Higgins and his wife, Sabina (see picture below). Thanks to all
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NKETNS open Tuesday 6th March but come by car if you can

The school will reopen on Tuesday 6th March.  The footpaths along the main road outside the school are still very dangerous so we recommend to come by car if you can. We will have an extended opening time from 8.35am to 9.30am.  If you normally cycle or walk but are coming by car, try to arrive between 9.00 and 9.30 if possible, to alleviate
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Snow Day Creations – Can You Find Yours?

Thanks to everyone who emailed in their picture of a snowman, snowwoman or igloo. Click on the link below and go into the 2017-2018 gallery to see if you can find yours. Gallery If you have a picture you would like to have added to the gallery, you can email it to office@nketns.ie. Remember not to include children in the photo as we don’t post pictures of children
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Talks for parents in Kildare libraries

The following talks for parents are being hosted by the Kildare Library Service over the coming months. They may be of interest. You need to book a place with the library hosting the talk but admission is free. “Let’s talk about Parenting” series of talks for Spring 2018 The “Let’s talk about Parenting” programme is a series of talks organised by Kildare Library Service
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Board of Management Annual Report 2016 – 2017

Board of Management Annual Report 2016 – 2017 The Board of Management is the school committee charged with the day-to-day management of the school. Under the Education Act of 1998 all schools must have a Board of Management and the functions and responsibilities of the Board are laid out in documents published by the Department of Education and Science. The Board of Management has
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