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Peace Proms 2020

Dear Parents, We are delighted to announce that 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th are participating in Peace Proms 2020 in the W.IT. Arena on Saturday 7th March at 8pm . Below is a copy of the song lyrics and links to the choreography videos for students to practice. Tickets go...

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Time Tables Games

Click on the picture below to practice your tables over the 5 days of the week. Choose game 1 for Monday, Game 2 for Tuesday, Game 3 for Wednesday etc....

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5th & 6th Class Splash & Dash

5th & 6th class took part in a Splash & Dash today which was organised by Waterford Sports Partnership and Transition Year students from the senior school. The class took part in a Senses Walk, Football activities and the Splash and Dash where they swam 50 metres and...

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Waterford Walls Art Trail

5th & 6th class recently went on a tour of the Waterford Walls trail around the city. We had a great trip and learned a lot about the artists and their works.  ...

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Welcome to Junior Infants 2019

Last night, we welcomed parents of next year's Junior Infants to our school to tell them a little more about our school.  Our talk ended with this fabulous video created by the members of the Fry Clan.  Well done to you all for such great work!

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Pizza Party

Inspired by the long running tradition in Newtown School, we introduced  a House Clan initiative as part of our focus on encouraging good behaviour through positive re-enforcement of good behaviour.  The system also aims to promote the children’s voice in...

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NJS Book Week 2019

For our resident book worms, we hosted our inaugural Book Week in March.  Co-ordinated by Ms Colquhoun, it was an action packed week! To open the week, we talked in Collect about key holy Books including the Bible, the Quaker book “Advices and Queries” and...

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Easter Fun Day 2019

Newtown Junior School  would like to invite everyone to Easter Fun Day on the 12th day of April 2019 at 11.00am at Newtown Junior School for lots of games, Easter Egg hunt, bake sale and a visit from the Easter Bunny! We encourage donations of cakes, buns...

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NJS Christmas Show

In September, all classes started a 10 week dance workshop with local choreographer Michelle Condon which culminated in a display of all their dance routines in the show at Theatre Royal on the 10th December.  And what a spectacular show it was! All the...

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Halloween Day!

On the 26th October 2018 the school held a Halloween fun day.  All the children dressed up in some amazing costumes.   The children took part in games including trying to eat an apple on a string without using their hands.  Some of the older children had a...

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