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Summer Online Workshops from Newtown Innovation Labs

Newtown Innovation Labs (iLabs) is a not-for-profit, community learning space located on campus in Newtown Secondary School in Waterford.  Inspired by Microsoft DreamSpace, it is a creative place for students to learn through hands-on, practical workshops...

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School’s out for Summer!!

Hello everyone, School's out for the Summer - have a look at the messages from each of us and see whether you can spot yourself in our look back photos!! Please note that from noon today, teachers will no longer monitor Seesaw.  However you can access it...

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Last update of the year!

Hello everyone, Please see our last video message of the year.  Teacher letters are set out below and contain a final few fun activities.  If you are tired of activities, that's ok, you are entitled to a break!! Ms Kavanagh has put together a list of a few...

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Final Green Schools Post 2019 2020

Help the Environment by Cycling, Scooting or WalkingHello everyone,As we are now able to move around our county, many of us have been busy cycling, scooting, walking or running.There are many resources on the link below to encourage cycling safety and...

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Last Active Flag Post 2019 2020

Hello Everyone, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for all the lovely videos and pictures that you have sent in over the last few months. It was encouraging to see so many families staying active during school closure. For the last...

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Information for 2020/2021

2020/2021 School Year Dear Parents and Pupils, Last Friday, the Department of Education and Skills published guidelines regarding the return to school in September. These guidelines did not give us specific information but we understand that further...

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Thank you to Front Line Workers

Hello everyone, Thank you to everyone who submitted artwork for our Thank you to Front Line Workers Campaign. We were delighted that so many of you contributed.  The standard of the submissions was so high. We had a very hard time selecting winners but...

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Welcome to our new Junior Infants

As we come to the end of 2019/2020 we are planning for next year.  We are delighted that 15 new Junior Infants will join us next year.  Here's a taste of what they can expect!

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Update from NJS

Hello everyone, Nearly there now!!  Please see video update and teacher letters attached to the end of this post. We have already been inspired by Charlie's Lockdown Triathalon Ironman.  Now Xander in First Class and his brother Xavier in Third Class are...

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Collect

Last week we showed you two videos featuring interesting ways in which teamwork can be used. Another Quaker testimony which is close to our hearts is Stewardship. Stewardship is about taking care of something one does not own. Watch the inspiring video...

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