Ecobrick Project

Ecobrick Project

Let’s Make Some Ecobricks! In an effort to reduce the amount of plastic waste in our environment, the Student Council are excited to be introducing an Ecobrick project to the RETNS community.  An Ecobrick is a building block made entirely from non-recyclable plastic....
One Day Together 2018

One Day Together 2018

  This is a significant year for Educate Together, the 40th anniversary of its founding. The annual fundraising event, One Day Together 2018, will be held on Friday, 26 October. As is our tradition, the children and staff will dress in Hallowe’en costumes on that...
Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

As part of our well-being programme, we marked World Mental Health Day with class discussions and lessons at an age-appropriate level. My message at assembly on Friday was that sometimes it’s OK not to be OK but that sad feelings usually pass. If they don’t, it’s...
Positive Ageing Week

Positive Ageing Week

We have reached the end of Positive Ageing Week which was held from 1 – 7 October this year. I listened to an interview with Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh during the week and was struck by what a positive and visible role model he is at the age of 88.  If you are not...
News this week in RETNS

News this week in RETNS

Reminder A separate email was sent to all families giving dates for class meetings. Please check the date for your child’s class meeting as parents are often disappointed if they inadvertently miss this meeting. Please note that a second email highlighted a...