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New Facts and Figures from Educate Together

Educate Together Facts and Figures for School Websites – September Edition The following are some up-to-date facts and figures regarding Educate Together for your individual school websites to use: Since the Dalkey School Project first opened in 1978, our network has grown to 81 schools nationwide. These include 77 primary-level schools and 4 second-level schools. Information on Educate Together’s second-level schools can be found
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PE Timetable 2015-2016

The following are the days for each class to do PE for the school year 2015-2016. This timetable may be subject to change later in the school year. Junior Infants – Monday and Wednesday Senior Infants – Monday and Wednesday Outreach Classes – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday First Class – Monday and Wednesday Second Class – Monday and Friday Third Class – Tuesday and
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Celbridge Community School in NKETNS

Following a request from the Department of Education and Skills the Executive Committee and the Board of Management have agreed in principle to provide accommodation on a temporary basis for Celbridge Community School (the new Educate Together School in Celbridge) this September for the first term. Due to a planning delay the temporary accommodation planned for the school cannot go on site for 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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Minister’s Visit – Practical Arrangements

The following arrangments have been put in place for the visit of the Minister for Education and Skills to open the school extension on Thursday 7th May: Junior and Senior Infants are to be collected at 1.45pm instead of the normal time of 1.20pm and they are to be collected from the Junior Yard and not the front entrance. Children who attend art classes
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Official Opening Thursday 7th May

The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, will officially open the extension to the North Kildare Educate Together National School on Thursday 7th May. The Minister is due to arrive at the school at 12.00pm and parents and invited guests are asked to be in their seats in the hall at 11.45am. When she arrives, the Minister will be met by representatives of
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20th Anniversary Reunion

Our 20th Anniversary Reunion took place in Celbridge Manor Hotel on Friday 17th April. About fifty of our past pupils and a good representation of staff members came along and shared reminiscences of old times. Many of the past pupils commented that no-one they knew had ever heard of a primary school reunion before and it is a testament to the special atmosphere of NKNSP-NKETS-NKETNS
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Welcome Back

NKETNS opened its doors for the spring term on Monday 5th January. We would like to welcome back all our pupils, parents and staff and look forward to a productive and enjoyable term.


Congratulations Ray!

Congratulations to Ray Kane for completing the Liffey Descent in aid of swimming for the school.


New green flag

Details here about new green flag awarded to school