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Open Days for New Parents

On Friday 13th and Friday 20th January we held Open Days for the parents of children who will be joining us next September. The members of the Student Representative Group were given the task of showing new parents around the school. The SRG divided into a number of teams so that they could give up to four tours simultaneously. A number of our new
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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:      


Peace Proms Backing Tracks

Dear parents/guardians You can access the music for the various songs to be used in the upcoming peace proms by clicking on the links below: https://www.dropbox.com/s/9bgzvqm5x5o7j5n/Annie%20Medley%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8p0hrfqns85vqnh/Annie%20Medley.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/19immkeh053io09/Best%20day%20of%20my%20life%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gh4rtb9dcdoqnwl/Best%20day%20of%20my%20life.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bnau9z18m6m6aq5/Disney%20Medley%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/35ofbudtlrlakam/Disney%20Medley.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/x3ngbg6rgf1qm8k/Heal%20the%20world%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gltl83cjg7mv0rk/Heal%20the%20world.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/yyptfjx6smit9vl/Ireland%27s%20Call%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2pmoq5sn6eue5k0/Ireland%27s%20Call.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/9hp57tuolnexi68/Pop%20medley%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/77tttqhxcryfiyp/Pop%20medley.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0o23zymdjzmvioo/Together%20we%20are%20one%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2d7uo8mwjt47skd/Together%20we%20are%20one.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2tw6py0f8bb8ki7/You%27re%20the%20voice%20BT.wma?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8keleh9l5o4426c/You%27re%20the%20voice.wma?dl=0


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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School Year 2016/2017

The teachers for the Outreach Classes for this school year are Aine O’Donnell and Shane O’Neill.


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.


National Flag Presentation 13th October 2015

On Tuesday 13th October the school was visited by Lieutenant Emma Harney and Corporal Tony Walsh of the Irish Defence Forces who came to present us with a copy of the 1916 Proclamation and the National Flag. This is part of a series of commemorative events planned around the centenary of the Rising. Rita noted that the aspiration in the Proclamation to “cherish the
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Grandparents’ Day 3rd June 2015

Our third grandparents’ day took place on Wednesday 3rd June 2015. There was a great attendance with over 60 grandparents visiting the school, some of whom had travelled considerable distances. The day was organised and run by the Student Representative Group (SRG). Members of the SRG greeted the grandparents on their arrival to the school, gave them guided tours of the building and showed
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The School Day

8.35am: School gates open 8.40am – 9.00am: Assembly Time 10-30am – 10.40am: Breaktime 12.15pm – 12.45pm: Lunchtime 1.20pm: Junior and Senior classes end 2.20pm: All other classes end