AIR Studio update

As we all know, the new artist Kathryn has moved in! Kathryn has been an artist for many years and makes lots of different types of art, not just one. Her latest project is using plenty of different art genres! In our brains, there are nanocrystals. But due to air...

AIR studio!

Before RETNS AIR studio ready to go!   After RETNS AIR studio in use by Kathryn!   

Tom 6th visits Tottenham Spurs new Stadium

Tom visits Tottenham Spurs new Stadium My name is Tom and I’m in 6th class and I am a Tottenham Spurs fan. All my relatives are Spurs fans as well and we always meet them whenever I go over to watch a match. Spurs are a team in the Premier League which is the top...

Taking the bus- with Laoise and Crea

So taking the bus CAN be fun –but not when it’s raining! When the two of us take the bus together we start by walking down to the bus stop. It’s near a little parade of shops, such as the chipper, electrical shop and a hair dressers. Sometimes kids go to the park....
Riia and Ruby’s Newsletter

Riia and Ruby’s Newsletter

      Riia and Ruby from 4th class have made a newsletter for you to enjoy! Just click on the link and get reading! Well done Girls! Riia and Ruby Newsletter...

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai In 5th Class, we have been writing reports on people who inspire us. I chose Malala Yousafzai because she spoke for girls’ education and for the amazing braveness she showed against the Taliban! Malala Yousafzai was born on the 12th of July, 1997 in...

5th Class Roman Projects

In 5th Class we did a project on the Romans. We worked in groups. I was with Sarah. I researched Medicine, Schools, Music, Gods and Goddesses and Food. A few people did models like the Colosseum. I learned really interesting facts. One of my facts was that Rosemary...

Indoor Soccer by Noah and Sinéad – 5th Class

This year Darren organised an indoor soccer tournament for boys and girls in 5th and 6th class. In both there were four teams. In the boys the teams were countries. They were Germany, France, Ireland and England. The girls were teams from the Premier League. They were...

It’s 2019 Kids lets blog again!

Hi there and welcome to the Kids Blog (again!). Kid’s what do you want to tell us? You may not have heard much from the Kids Blog lately but that’s where you come in. Have you ever written a story or recipe? Or drawn a comic or picture? We can publish it for...
Kid’s Winter Newsletter

Kid’s Winter Newsletter

Once again we are in awe of the talent of our kids in RETNS, this time with their jokes, comics, fun facts, recipes etc. Click on the link to read our latest newsletter. Xmas 18Download

Student Council Xmas Newsletter

Welcome to the RETNS Kids’ Newsletter! Earlier this term, the Student Council came up with the idea of publishing a regular kids’ newsletter. We went around to all of the classes and got some great suggestions from you all about the type of things that you want to...
Festive Lego Build Competition!

Festive Lego Build Competition!

The ICT committee is running a Festive Lego Build competition. all you have to do is to create a festive scene using Lego (or Duplo) bricks. See below for some rules: 1. No copying other people’s build but you can use them for inspiration. 2. You can only use...

Announcing the scratch competition winners

We had some amazing Entries but unfortunately there can only be four winners and they are: 1st Laoise From 3rd Class Laoise 2nd Chris From 5th Class Chris  3rd Mya From 3rd Class Mya 4th Alice from 2nd Class Alice Congratulations for all the...

Coding Competition using Scratch

  The I.C.T Committee have one final competition of the year which is the Scratch Coding Competition. You can make anything just as long as it is on https://scratch.mit.edu/   The Best Coders will get the pride of 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th best Coder of RETNS...

3rd class: The Penultimate issue of their magazine.

The ICT Committee would like to congratulate Laoise and Sarah in 3rd class on their amazing magazine. This is their Penultimate magazine of the year, and we look forward to their last magazine in June. Hopefully they design even more in the future, as they move into...

3rd Class Newgrange Trip By Mya Wynne

Yesterday we went to Newgrange Farm. First, we got into the bus. We drove for about an hour. We took out our snacks from our lunches and went into a field and had our snack. There was a farm cat and the cat was very friendly. After we had our lunch, we had a tour...

COMEDIANS IN THE MAKING

Congratulations to the winners of the joke competition. Ten student’s jokes were selected by the parents and the MC (Tom “Bear” O’Mahoney) chose three to read out at the comedy night. The jokes are below and the winning three by Tommy,...

ICT End of year roundup

    We are coming to the end of this school year and in the ICT Committee We have done a massive amount of work and we don’t plan to stop. The biggest difference which helped was that this year we held meetings every Tuesday and Thursday for half an hour. To...

RETNS COMEDY NIGHT – KIDS JOKE COMPETITION

  The parents have come up with a brilliant idea which is that the kids can provide some entertainment for the comedy night which I’m sure you have heard about because of the posters and the tickets being sold when you come in. The ICT committee is assisting with...
Boulder Bounce ROBLOX

Boulder Bounce ROBLOX

Hello this is Phelim from 5th class and recently I made a small Roblox game that I highly recommend that you try out. The game is called Boulder Bounce and the objective of the game is to run around avoiding boulders that are falling from the sky. If a Boulder hits...

Laoise and Sarah in 3rd Class present Third Class Magazine

3rd Class Magazine Issue description: Edited by Laoise Dennehy and Sarah Cuffe, 3rd Class students in RETNS. Articles and illustrations by 3rd Class. Magazine description: Laoise and Sarah edited a magazine filled with content from their classmates in RETNS. Enjoy the...

Quadblogging – What we think!

6th Class and the ICT Committee provide a comprehensive snapshot of their views on their recent experience blogging with other schools. Here is a padlet of how the experience was for them! https://padlet.com/petrinabrophy/mp7rz7nfcxl9...

The spring drawing competition winners!

Hello, The ICT Committee here. We are announcing the winners of our latest contest. THE SPRING DRAWING COMPETITION!!!! (woo yay) We examined all of your lovely creations and we have come to a decision. Although it pains us to choose a few drawings over all of the...

Guidelines for posting on the kidsblog

Thanks to all the children and adults who contributed to drawing up the Guidelines.  We hope they are a useful road map to posting appropriate comments and responses. Maybe the guidelines will remind us all to become better Global Digital Citizens. Kids blog...

Some facts on Real Madrid!!!

1. A Harvard University study on football showed that Real Madrid Football Club was the most popular team in the world, with a fan base of over 228 million supporters. 2. Real Madrid was voted by FIFA as the “most successful club of the 20th century”. 3. The club was...

Roborovski Hamster

  The Roborovski Hamster is the smallest kind of hamster and the average size is 4.5 – 5cm long. The average weight is 20 – 25g. Like the other species of hamster the Roborovski is nocturnal but some can be quite sociable and come out for short periods in the day...

My Puppies

    Just a week after Christmas, my dog Daisy had puppies. It was a great Christmas present. They are now nine weeks old and are full of energy. I’m going to take you through their lives so far. They were born in the kennels because we were in England and...