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NKETNS Closed Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th October

NKETNS will be closed on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th October in accordance with a directive from the Department of Education and Skills due to extreme weather conditions. The school will re-open at 8.35am on Wednesday 18th October.


Offering places for Junior Infants 2017-2018

We have begun the process of offering places for our two Junior Infant classes for the school year 2017-2018. The first round of offers was posted out on Monday 9th January. Parents have until 1.00pm on Tuesday 17th January to respond to this offer. The second round of offers will then issue on the afternoon of Tuesday 17th January and this process will continue
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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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Open Invitation to the First Meeting of the NKETNS Parent Teacher Association

CALLING ALL PARENTS! Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been decided to form a Parent Teacher Association in the North Kildare Educate Together National School (N.K.E.T.N.S.) The main roles of the Association will be: To work in partnership with the Principal, Board of Management and the whole school community for the betterment of the children in the school To support and empower parents to
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School Self-Evaluation

Summary-SSE-handwriting-2014 Summary-SIP-handwriting-2014 Summary SSE Report Problem Solving Web June 2015 Summary SIP Problem Solving Web June 2015


Helping Children With Grief

Grief (Adapted from “Grief in Children: Someone to talk to”. Barnardos p. 64 – 65.) It is acknowledged that while there are distinct stages/phases in the grieving process different people may go through these stages in different sequences and at different paces. Generally the grieving process in adults is thought to take about two years while with children and adolescents it may be over
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Important Safety Notice

A. Dropping children to school – using the set down area Only parents/guardians who do not need to enter the school can use the set-down area – no parking in this area for any length of time as it causes obstruction. (See B.2. below also) Parents/Guardians must ensure children are placed onto the pedestrian walkway (not on the roadside) and then the children must
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