Marian Harkin, MEP, visits RETNS

   As part of our Blue Star programme we were delighted to welcome Marian Harkin, MEP, to our school on Friday, April 28th. Marian spoke to all the children at assembly and later visited the classes where she answered children’s questions. See PrincipalsBlog on this website for full details of the visit and more photos. […]

Winterfest 2016 – Class Videos

Just before we head back to school, we would like to remind you all how talented your children are! You will find below the children’s performances from our Winterfest 2016 celebration. Winterfest 2016 was a celebration of light and darkness coming at a time when daylight is at its lowest point of the year. Children […]

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 2017


EU Ambassador, David Daly, visits RETNS

We were delighted that EU Ambassador, David Daly, accepted our invitation to visit our school as part of our ongoing Blue Star programme. Ambassador Daly, his wife Aideen and their daughter Ceola were greeted by a choir rendition of “Oró sé do bheatha abhaile”, celebrating our Irish heritage, one of the songs in the upcoming […]


Dodder Monster Competition Awards

Congratulations to all our  winners in the Dodder Monsters Competition. As well as two students from sixth class, Angelique and Hans, receiving joint second overall in the competition, we had a number of ‘Highly Commended’ awards. Hope and Logan, from first class, received certificates for their creations, as did Amy, Julia, Toby, Sami, Phelim, Leo, […]


Eamon Ryan T.D visits Rathfarnham Educate Together

We were delighted to receive a visit from Eamon Ryan, TD and leader of the Green Party, as part of our work towards the European Blue Star Award. Students from the Student Council and Green School Committee made a short presentation to Deputy Ryan, who then answered questions from each class and from members of the Green […]