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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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Secured our Second Active Flag!

We were so pleased here in NJS to receive our second active flag last term. We are all systems go for another busy sporting year. This term classes from Junior Infants to second have started tennis with Coach Emma on our astro turf.  1st– 4th are busy making a splash...

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Gardening Time!

Over the past few months, the PA Garden Committee has been very busy in the garden.  The committee has planted, weeded and looked after our raised beds, tidied our fruit cage, erected a new bug hotel and has hosted regular  workshops with all the classes. ...

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The annual Easter Fun Day is back!

We are happy to invite everyone to Easter Fun Day on the 23rd of March 2018 at 10:30am at Newtown Junior School with lots of games, Easter Egg hunt, bake sale of homemade cakes and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself who has promised an Easter egg for every boy and...

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NJS Photo Competition Winners

As part of our Green Flag programme we ran a photo competition. All pupils and staff were invited to submit a picture which featured some aspect of biodiversity in Ireland. We had loads of entries and invited local photographer, Garrett Fitzgerald (Katie’s Uncle) to...

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“The Worms” enter Energia Get Ireland Growing competition

As part of the RTE's Today Show and  in conjunction with Energia Ireland Get Growing competition , the school submitted a short project video which showcased how gardening is a very important part of our school.   This was done with the pupils, staff and the school...

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