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Return to School Form

You must complete a Return to School form before your child comes back to school after any absence, even if it is only for one day. (This does not apply to weekends or bank holiday weekends). To fill out your child’s Return to School form click here: https://forms.gle/HAhC1f9xgx6sJZge9


Contacting the school by phone January 2021

We  are currently getting some maintenance work done on our landline. If you are having difficulty getting through on 01 6274388 you can contact us on the school mobile phone number which is 089 4433500.


School holiday closures 2021-2022

SCHOOL CLOSURE YEAR PLANNER 2021/2022   Month Closure September School re-opens Wednesday 1st September 2021 No closures   October (Mid-Term) Closed Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October 2021 (Re-opening Monday 1st November 2021)   November No closures December & January Closed Thursday 23rd December 2021 to Wednesday 5th January 2022 (Re-opening Thursday 6th January 2022)   February (Mid-Term) Closed Monday 21st February to
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Track Arlene’s Run!

You can see where Arlene is on her marathon effort to run to the homes of all 30 pupils in 6th class by checking the table below. You can see a map of Arlene’s route here https://www.mapometer.com/running/route_5093956 Go Arlene! Stop Arrival Time Clane 9:30 am Richardstown                                       
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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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Home Learning

Welcome to Home Learning Resources for NKETNS Children & Parents Check out our latest collection of Maths in the Environment photos from Maths Week 2020/2021 on the right of this page. Thank you to all the families who contributed photos! Websites for Kids – here you will find an archive of websites for kids Useful Websites for Parents. Fun Challenges for kids and parents
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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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School Closures 2018 – 2019

Please find list of school closures for this academic year linked below. School Closures 2018 – 2019


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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