WETNS Science Fair

An amazing day was had by all who attended the Science Fair, which was organised by 6th and 3rd classes. The hall was transformed into a science exhibition centre with stalls, stands, experiments and information centres filling the entire room. Every pupil in the school visited over the course of the day and came away with a better understanding of many aspects of Primary
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From Eggs to Chicks

We had great excitement in our school before the Easter break, when we incubated and hatched three chicks. It really was wonderful to see the wonder of nature in action. It was part of a project supported by Nore Valley Farm. The chicks are now happily living at the farm and can be seen if you visit the farm. Several children from our school
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Football success

Great news from the SFAI Spar 5-a-side competition, which took place on Friday 20th March. Our WETNS team, made up of boys from 5th and 6th Class finished top of their qualifying group, ahead of Portlaw, Piltown B and Gaelscoil na nDeise. Our results were: WETNS 2-1 Piltown B (Leon, Milo)                          
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World Book Day 2015

We had a fantastic week in WETNS as the travelling Book Fair came to our school. All children visited the fair and loads of us bought books. There were books of all types and for all ages. Each child received a €1.50 book token and 60% of the price of every book sold went to our school to enable us to buy books for
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Little Red Kettle Visit

On Wed 7th, Little Red Kettle came to our school with their new play ‘Be Careful What You Wish For’. As always, it was brilliant fun, both educational and entertaining. Lots of children got to dress up and act in various roles, and the entire audience participated with great enthusiasm.

Commendation for Human Rights Day

We received a commendation from Preda Ireland Foundation for our Freedom Day project. A link to their site, along with pictures can be found here: http://www.predaireland.org/freedom/index.php   Our whole school celebrated International Human Rights Day on December 10th. Each class took part in workshops,played games and discussed Human rights, focusing specially on The UN Charter on the Rights of the Child. This is a great
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Christmas Carol Singing

On Saturday December 6th, M.Dearbhaill took our choir of carol singers to Morris’s Hardware store for their Christmas Open Day. Everybody sang their hearts out, filling the place with Christmas cheer. We sold lots of raffle tickets and drank hot chocolate. A big thank you to Tony Hennessy who accompanied the choir on guitar.  

Intercultural Week Report

  INTERCULTURAL WEEK NOVEMBER 10th – 14th All the classes enjoyed a variety of activities as part of our Intercultural Week. We had some lovely art workshops where we learned about different types of art from around the world. On Wednesday we had a big school fair. Parents from different countries and cultures shared their food, music, dance and traditions with us. RTE came
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Inter Cultural Fair

  Our Inter-Cultural Fair takes place Wednesday 12th of November. All are welcome to come join in the celebration. The children will be in the hall at the following times: Junior Infants: 9.15am – 9.45am            Senior Infants: 9.45am – 10.15am First Class: 10.15am – 10.45am              Second Class: 11.00am – 11.30am Third Class: 11.30am
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Halloween Parade. Our whole school marked Halloween by dressing up in costumes of all shapes, sizes and scariness: witches, zombies, grim reapers, superheroes, skeletons an vampires all made an appearance.  A fiendishly, ghoulish good time was had by everyone. A big special thank you to all the parents who came in, participated in the fun and played games with the children. It added up
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