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Pollinator Area

Finally, after 2 years we managed to get together with the gardening committee and create our Pollinator Area. This was a Green Schools initiative 2 years ago which Covid restrictions put on hold. Today 5th & 6th class helped plant the various species of pollinators...

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Green Flag Day of Action – No Electricity Low Energy Day

Today was our day of action in our Green Schools application for our next flag - Global Citizenship Energy. All classes worked throughout the day without Interactive boards, tablets or lights. The teachers got creative and had plenty of offline activities lined up....

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Funky Kids 2021

Dear Parents,  We are delighted to share our Funky Kids Show 2021 with you via the attached link.  The password will be sent to you via text message. Since the end of September, the children and staff have worked with Denis and Olivia to create this show.  Mark and...

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Don’t be cold with Cadbury this Christmas!

The Cadbury clan would like to thank all that donated or contributed by purchasing their hot chocolate packs last week. It was a huge success with 250 packs sold. This raised over €500 for their charity of choice- Helping Hand Waterford. Helping Hand Waterford is...

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Climate & Nature Summit

This week, to link in with the COP26 Conference in Glasgow 5th & 6th class have taken part in a series of workshops and activities focusing on climate change and sustainability. We have taken part in a climate change quiz, designed a sustainable island and conducted...

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Christmas Cards and the NJS 2022 Calendar

The Parents Association are delighted again to offer the sale of your child’s unique Christmas cards as well as the school calendar for 2022 with pictures of all the children. Christmas Cards: You will receive the sample of your child’s Christmas card soon and any...

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Space Week in First and Second Class

We have had a busy Space Week in First and Second class. We learned about the first moon landing and built our own Lunar Modules We learned all about the Planets and drew the Solar System using chalk in the...

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Busy Week for 5th & 6th

5th and 6th class had a busy week this week. As part of Bike Week 2021 we spent a day at the RSC cycling around obstacle courses, cycling games, learning about cycle safety and also taking part in other activities. During Science, we investigated blubber and...

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Skins in the Bin

Congratulations to the Chopping Bags group from 5th class who won the Best Innovative Idea in the recent Local Enterprise Achievement Programme (LEAP) with their Skins in the Bin idea. The group came up with the environmentally friendly idea of a biodegradable bag...

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Christmas cards and 2022 School Calendars for Sale

The Parents Association are delighted again to offer the sale of your child’s unique Christmas cards as well as the school calendar for 2022 with pictures of all the children.

Christmas Cards: You will receive the sample of your child’s Christmas card soon and any orders placed will be available 2-3 weeks after orders are closed. The cost is €10 per pack of 10 cards.

Calendars ordered will be distributed in December. The cost is €10 each or 3 calendars for €25.

As with last year, payments will be to the Parent’s Association bank account only with orders being placed via e-mail to the Parent’s Association directly.

The deadline for orders is strictly the 5th of November 2021. No orders for either calendars or Christmas cards can be processed after this date.

Please follow these steps

1) Send payment to PA account (details below) including your child’s full name in the reference field. 2) Send your order details to newtownjuniorschoolpa@gmail.com

3) In your order e-mail, please clearly state your order; for example;

· 3 packets of Christmas cards for CHILD’S NAME in 1st class and/or

· 2 calendars for CHILD’s NAME in 4th class

· Cash amount sent

Without this information, we will not be able to process your order correctly.

4) Any questions, please contact a member of the PA via the class whatsapp groups or via e-mail.

Bank: Permanent TSB

IBAN: IE45 IPBS 990 632 270 623 58

A/C Name: Newtown Junior School PA