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Draft Admissions Policy for Parents

The Education (Admission to Schools) Act was passed by the Oireachtas in 2018 and certain sections of the Act were commenced earlier this year. One of the consequences of this is that all schools have to draft a new admissions policy which is in line with the Act by September 2020.  Educate Together produced a template policy for all schools under ET patronage to
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School Closure Week 3

To access the activities prescribed for each class for the third week of the school closure, click on the relevant link below: Junior Infants Week 3 Senior Infants Week 3 1st Class Week 3 1st Class Oisín in Tir na nÓg story 2nd Class Week 3 3rd Class Week 3 4th Class Week 3 4th Class Handwriting Practice 3 5th Class Week 3 5th
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School Closure Week 1

To access the activities prescribed for each class for the first week of the school closure, click on the relevant link below: Junior Infants Week 1 Senior Infants Week 1 1st Class Week 1 1st Class animal factfile template activity sheets 2nd Class Week 1 3rd Class Week 1 4th Class Week 1 4th Class Synonym-and-Antonym-Word-Match-Activity-Sheet 4th Class Handwriting Practice 1 5th Class Week
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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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