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School Closure Week 4

To access the activities prescribed for each class for the third week of the school closure, click on the relevant link below: Junior Infants Week 4 Senior Infants Week 4 1st Class Week 4 1st Class Inference Picture and Question Cards 2nd Class Week 4 3rd Class Week 4 3rd Class Example of Active-Homework-Chart 4th Class Week 4 4th Class Handwriting Practice 4 5th
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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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School Closure Week 2

To access the activities prescribed for each class for the second week of the school closure, click on the relevant link below: Junior Infants Week 2 Senior Infants Week 2 1st Class Week 2 2nd Class Week 2 3rd Class Week 2 4th Class Week 2 4th Class Handwriting Practice 2 5th Class Week 2 5th Class Week 2 Martin Luther King Comprehension 6th
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School Closure Week 1

To access the activities prescribed for each class for the first week of the school closure, click on the relevant link below: Junior Infants Week 1 Senior Infants Week 1 1st Class Week 1 1st Class animal factfile template activity sheets 2nd Class Week 1 3rd Class Week 1 4th Class Week 1 4th Class Synonym-and-Antonym-Word-Match-Activity-Sheet 4th Class Handwriting Practice 1 5th Class Week
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Amber Flag

  Amber Flag Update You may remember that we have been working towards obtaining the Amber Flag award for our school this year.  The Amber Flag is awarded by Pieta House and is an initiative to promote positive mental health. We are delighted now to tell you that we have been successful and that our school has been awarded with the Amber Flag!  We
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Grafton Architects (who designed our school) win Pritzker prize, architecture’s top honour

Grafton Architects, who were the architects who designed our original school building, have just been awarded the Pritzker prize, described as the “Nobel prize for architecture”. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were both involved in our school’s design and met regularly with parents and staff in refining the plans. The dens which are such a distinctive feature of our classrooms were modeled on a
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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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Board of Management Annual Report 2018-2019

Board of Management Annual Report 2018/19 The Board of Management is the school committee charged with the day-to-day management of the school. Under the Education Act of 1998 all schools must have a Board of Management and the functions and responsibilities of the Board are laid out in documents published by the Department of Education and Science. The Board of Management has eight members.
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Full day for Junior Infants from Monday 16th September

Our two new Junior Infant classes will begin their full days at NKETNS on Monday 16th September. They will come in with the rest of the children in the school at 8.35am and go home at 1.20pm.  They can be collected in the Junior Yard in the same way and in the same place as they have been since the beginning of the year.