Welcome to Rathfarnham Educate Together National School.
Rathfarnham Educate Together National School (RETNS) is an Educate Together National School located on Loreto Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. Our school is equality-based, co-educational, child centred, and democratically run. In our school we aim to teach to the highest standards of education through an ethos that guarantees every child equality of esteem, regardless of their social, cultural or religious background

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2nd Class construct The School Wormery

2nd Class involved in Wormery Construction

The School Wormery 2nd class were very lucky last Friday as they received a visit from Craig, an expert on worms. Craig came into our classroom and we learned lots about worms. Did you know that worms have no lungs, so they breathe through their skin?! They also have 6 stomachs! They have no ears or teeth! After our chat about worms, Craig brought us outside where he had a huge bag of leaves and shredded paper. We had to take the leaves and paper, and soak them in the water, then squeeze out the water before putting them into the big box. When the box was nearly full we added in some soil and then the worms! We got to hold the worms and have a look at them. They were very slimy. We poured in a bucket of fruit and vegetable waste that we had collected on the Thursday from the children’s lunch boxes. Worms’ love apple cores, banana skins, potato peels and carrot peels. We will feed the worms once a week. After around 6 months the box will be full of fresh compost for us to use in our vegetable beds in the garden. Have a look through our gallery below to see the construction and watch how to make your own Wormery by checking out our powerpoint video. Ciara 2nd Class

4th Class Make Soup!

4th Class make Soup from our Vegetable Garden

This week 4th class made a wonderful vegetable soup using some of their vegetables harvested from their bed in our side garden.

We had carrots, beetroot, onions and parsnips that we took from our bed last week and made a delicious soup, all with the help of our staff chef, Anne!

The children had a great time washing, peeling and chopping the vegetables. Afterwards, we had a mini-soup party! See below for a slideshow of our pictures!

EU Hustings Event

EU Hustings Event

6th class represent RETNS at an EU Hustings Event organised jointly by Educate Together and the Children’s Rights Alliance.

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Welcome to Rathfarnham Educate Together National School.
Rathfarnham Educate Together National School (RETNS) is an Educate Together National School located on Loreto Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. Our school is equality-based, co-educational, child centred, and democratically run. In our school we aim to teach to the highest standards of education through an ethos that guarantees every child equality of esteem, regardless of their social, cultural or religious background
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January 2019

What does it mean to be in an Educate Together school?

This question was asked of 6th Class who presented at assembly what being in an Educate Together School means to each of them. Have a read of Lucy Lloyd’s very succinct and enlightening post on what it means to her to be in an Educate Together School.  What it means to be in an Educate Together School

 

EU Hustings Event

EU Hustings Event

6th class represent RETNS at an EU Hustings Event organised jointly by Educate Together and the Children’s Rights Alliance.

read more

Pre-Enrol

Educate Together Logo
Digital Schools Logo
Green Schools initiative logo
Alladin Payment portal