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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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Stay Safe Programme – Parents’ Guide

Thanks to all the parents from Senior Infants who attended the recent meeting organised to explain the Stay Safe Programme for the prevention of child abuse. The parents’ booklet which was mentioned on the night is currently out of print. however it can be accessed online copying by clicking here:      


Don’t bring nuts into school

Over the past few years the number of children diagnosed with life-threatening allergies has been on the increase and NKETNS is not immune to this trend. We have a significant number of children in both the senior and junior ends of the school with life-threatening allergies to nuts and consequently we have a blanket ban on bringing nuts of any type into school. Please
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Class Information Meeting Dates and Times

Every year we organise information meetings for parents regarding the curriculum being followed by their children. The following are the dates and times for this year’s meetings: Monday 26th September – Junior Infants (both classes) 8.00pm Tuesday 4th October – First Class 7.30pm and Third Class 8.30pm Tuesday 11th October – Sixth Class RSE 8.00pm Tuesday 18th October – Fifth Class 7.30pm A meeting
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Back to School

School reopens on Thursday 1st September at 8.40am for all classes from Senior Infants to 6th Class. For new Junior Infants, their timetable is from 9.15am-12.00pm up to including Friday 16th September. From Monday 19th September on Junior Infants will be in school from 8.40am-1.20pm.


Lost your child’s booklist?

If you can’t find the booklist you received back in June, don’t worry. You can download it by clicking on the link below: Booklists 2016-2017    


Board of Management Annual Report 2015/16

Board of Management Annual Report 2015/16 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 Skills. The Board of Management has eight members.
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