Parent Teacher Association

Chairperson : Sally Hamill       

Vice Chairperson : Linda Holland                                                      

Secretary : Ana Santos

Treasurer : Remmi Rabidoux

 

Dates for your diary

MeetingsTuck Shop
19th September 201927th September 2019
17th October 201925th October 2019
21st November 201929th November 2019
No PTA Meeting in December 201920th December 2019
23rd January 202031st January 2020
27th February 202028th February 2020
19th March 202027th March 2020
23rd April 202024th April 2020
21st May 202029th May 2020
18th June 202026th June 2020 (As part of the Family Fun Day)

 

Introducing the NET Parent Teacher Association

You, me and every parent at our school is part of the Parent Teacher Association. A smaller number of us are in the committee — and we are here to represent you, and to listen! We are always looking for new members and volunteers.

Being a member of the Parent Teacher Association in our school enables you to gain an insight into your child’s school life and their learning. If you’d like to help out, let us know — you can do as little or as much as you like. Even if you can only take part in a minor way, your contribution is welcome!

 

Click here to view the Constitution of NETNS Parent Teacher Association.

 

How do I get involved?

The PTA is as much about building a community of parents as it is about organising events and fundraising. We have regular monthly meetings in the school. It’s great fun, so come along and join us! Can’t make it to the meetings? No problem! Be proactive and get involved in the PTA via the following options:

  • Contact the PTA via netparentteacher@gmail.com or the form below
  • Do the same and request to be added to our email list
  • Read the minutes sent around after the PTA meetings via our email list
  • We use the weekly school newsletter to inform you about activities where volunteers are needed – Please be proactive and come along!
  • Reach out to the chair person or any other member of the PTA committee directly

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The PTA and our school

Fundraising is a big part of what the PTA does — amongst other things we have had social events, mad hair day, bag packs, raffles, school photographs, pedal cinema, table quizzes and a monthly tuck shop. Down through the years, funds raised have been used to purchase classroom/gym equipment, and most recently, to help building and planting a proper school garden on the new grounds of the school on Commons Road. For more information on fundraising activities and PTA events, check out the school weekly newsletter (Click here to go to the newsletter page). However, the PTA is not just about fundraising — we are here to think about ways we can nurture our children, and how we can continue to help to improve their learning environment. Building out our lovely school garden and raise more money to create sports grounds and a playground for our special needs children are currently our biggest focus areas. We also organise social events activities for parents and children to build a strong community within the school.

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE PTA:

DANCING WITH SLY

After a successful dance workshop last year, the PTA organised for Sly to come back!  Thank you to the Parent Teacher Association for organising the dance workshop for all of the children in the school. The children had fun learning dance moves from different genres of dance. Thank you to Sly, the dance instructor, for ...

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MUCK OF KELLS

The P.T.A held a sponsorship fundraiser in which parents and teachers participated in the Muck of Kells.  This is a great example of how the parents and teachers work together for the benefit of the school.  All had a fantastical muddy day and they raised an amazing amount of money for the school.  Well done ...

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FAMILY FUN DAY 2019

The Parent Teacher Association organised a Family Fun Day on the last day of term after school.  There were lots of fun activities such as ring toss and pin the tail on the donkey.  There was a raffle, bouncy castles and a birds of prey demonstration.  The various stalls and tuck shop were set up ...

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Crazy Hair Day 2019

Well done to all of the children and staff who took part in Crazy Hair Day. We had some truly marvellous creative hair do’s. All funds raised will go towards our playing pitch.

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PYJAMA DAY 2019

The PTA held a Pyjama Day and the children and staff came to school in their PJs. All money raised will go towards our school playing pitch.  Thank you to all who contributed to this fundraiser.

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ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2019

The PTA did fantastic work for this years St Patrick’s Day parade.  Parents came into school to work with the children, preparing the bright and colourful props.  These amazing props were then paraded through Navan by the children and parents and all had a marvellous time.  Well done to all involved!!

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ANNUAL SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS 2019

On Thursday 7th February the annual school photos will be taken.  This is a fabulous fundraiser organised by our Parent Teacher Association.  The order/consent form was given out to children on Friday 25th January.  The form must be completed and returned with payment by Tuesday 5th February.  A copy of the form can be downloaded ...

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DANCE WORKSHOP

Thank you to the Parent Teacher Association for organising a dance workshop for all of the children in the school. The children had fun learning dance moves from different genres of dance. Thank you to Sly, the dance instructor, for coming in to work with the children.  The children, and teachers, thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  Thank ...

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TUCK SHOP October 2018

The October Tuck Shop was a great success! Thank you to all who sent in yummy and spooky treats and thank you to those who came in to run the Tuck Shop.

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ICE CREAM DAY

The Parent’s Association organised a fantastic surprise for the children on a hot day in June 2018. There was great excitement when the children spotted an ice cream van pulling into the school playground! A big thank you to the P.A for giving us such a lovely treat which was enjoyed by the children and ...

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Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Thu
9:30 am PTA MEETING
PTA MEETING
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am
On Thursday 23rd April we will hold a PTA meeting at 9.30am.  All welcome to attend.
Apr
24
Fri
all-day TUCK SHOP
TUCK SHOP
Apr 24 all-day
Friday 24th April will be Tuck Shop Day!
May
21
Thu
9:30 am PTA MEETING
PTA MEETING
May 21 @ 9:30 am
On Thursday 21st May we will hold a PTA meeting at 9.30am.  All welcome to attend.
May
22
Fri
12:00 pm SCHOOL CLOSURE – HALF DAY
SCHOOL CLOSURE – HALF DAY
May 22 @ 12:00 pm
All schools are required to close for a half day to facilitate staff training in the Primary Language Curriculum, our dates are:  Friday 27th March & Friday 22nd May.   The school will close at 12.00 noon.
May
29
Fri
all-day TUCK SHOP
TUCK SHOP
May 29 all-day
Friday 29th May will be Tuck Shop Day!
Jun
18
Thu
9:30 am PTA MEETING
PTA MEETING
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am
On Thursday 18th June we will hold a PTA meeting at 9.30am.  All welcome to attend.
Jun
26
Fri
1:00 pm FAMILY FUN DAY
FAMILY FUN DAY
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm
On the last day of term, Friday 26th June 2020, the PTA will hold a Family Fun Day.  Time to be confirmed and more information to follow.

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