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Maths in the environment – Maths Week 2020

Well done to all the children who used their “Maths Eyes” this week and found so many examples of Maths in the world around us. You did a brilliant job!                                                        


Kids’ Corner

2020/2021 Hello NKETNS families! Thank you for your wonderful Maths in the Environment photos for Maths Week. Click on the link on the right to check them out! Head to each class area in students to see all the beautiful work from around the school.  Click on the links to the side to see fun challenges and more to entertain yourselves over midterm.  
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Calming Corner

Hi everyone, Welcome to the calm corner. My name is Sinéad. I am one of the teachers in Outreach and I am studying play therapy part-time. Over the next few weeks I will share some information I have picked up along the way. Each week I will share a new sensory activity and a quick tip. Sensory input is hugely powerful in regulating (calming)
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Learn Together at Home

Here you will find some lovely Learn Together activities to keep our Educate Together ethos alive at home, while our school is closed. Enjoy! Hi everyone, This week we raised our Rainbow Flag to celebrate Pride Week which runs from the 18th – 28th June. Further to this, we have compiled some resources that you might like to look at over the next week
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Fun Challenges

Check out our fun challenges for you to try at home. If you would like to feature on this page send in photos of your challenges to website.nketns@gmail.com Here are some ideas for things to do during the Summer Holidays. Hope you all have a great summer. See you all in September!   Summer Stars Story T&C Summer Stars 2020 Information for Schools and
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Websites for Kids

Scroll through our website archive where all website of the days are linked Nationalgeographicforkids.com is a website that allows children to explore the world’s people, places and animals.  It incorporates scientific and geographic photographs, videos, quizzes and games. Children can also explore construction and STEM challenges. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/amazing-animals/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/games/quizzes/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos/try-this/#/815462979607 https://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home This website publishes nonfiction and mixed-genre material for kids – like an online
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Website of the Day

Check back here in September for more recommendations for Website of the Day


Useful Websites for Parents

Please find a list of websites below for parents This website has resources developed by Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. https://ncse.ie/online-resources-for-parents Downloadable booklets for each class level which include ideas for all areas of the curriculum https://ncca.ie/media/4084/helping_your_child_in_junior_and_senior_infants.pdf https://ncca.ie/media/4083/helping_your_child_in_first_and_second_classes.pdf https://ncca.ie/media/4085/helping_your_child_in_third_and_fourth_classes.pdf https://ncca.ie/media/4082/helping_your_child_in_fifth_and_sixth_classes.pdf An explanation of how the children are taught subtraction in 2nd class https://ncca.ie/media/1439/tipsheet_helping_you_child_with_subtraction_tens_units.pdf