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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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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.


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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