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NJS Distance Learning Programme Update

10th January, 2020 Dear Parents,  Level 5 restrictions make this a difficult start to 2021.  However, we hope that the combination of vaccine roll out and adherence to the guidelines will result in a decrease in the number of cases.  Hopefully, schools will reopen as...

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Guidelines on Remote Learning

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we embark on another school closure, we have set out below our policy on teaching and learning online.  The key purpose of the policy is to ensure the online safety of pupils and staff.  The policy should be read also in conjunction with...

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Bua na Cainte

To access Bua na Cainte at home during the school closures, please follow the instructions below. Click the link Bua na Cainte Downloads – Bua na Cainte Downloads (edco.ie) 2. Select your required file from the list which appears (class level & PC/Mac) and a download...

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Guidelines on SeeSaw

REMOTE LEARNING WITH SEESAW: Frequently Asked Questions for Families    Setting Up Seesaw for Home Learning    What are Home Learning Codes?   Home Learning Codes (a 12-digit text code or QR code) allow students to sign in to the Seesaw CLASS app from home while...

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Book Collection

Dear Parents, Book Collection arrangements are as follows: Times: Friday 8th January 2pm to 3.00pm - 3rd to 6th class.  Younger sibling books will be ready for collection with older sibling's books. Friday afternoon 3pmto 4pm – Infants to 1st and 2nd. Younger sibling...

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Happy Christmas

Dear Parents, We are delighted to release our 2020 Christmas Shows.   Despite the different year we had, the children really enjoyed working on these productions.  Our Senior Classes, especially enjoyed the entire process in creating and filming their own work.  We...

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In a Galaxy Far Far Away…

Grab your popcorn, choose the best seats in the house because the NJS Christmas movies are on their way. The children have been working hard for the last few weeks and the world premieres are almost upon us. For now sit back and enjoy the trailers for When You Wish...

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This is Art

Freya from 6th class has had her photo of her horse Falco selected for display on the This is Art website. Creative Ireland and RTE are hosting this art competition for all school children to get heir art hosted and displayed. Check out the details on rte.ie/thisis...

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All about light

This week 5th & 6th class started learning about light and conducted some experiments. They worked with a prism and made a lens from a glass of...

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The Rowntree!

Want to know what is happening in Newtown Junior School??? Check out the latest in The Rowntree! This is a monthly news bulletin compiled and edited by Rowntree House Captain, Freya O'Callaghan. It's on display around the school and will also be posted here. December...

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