WELCOME

Welcome to Ballinteer Educate Together National School. Ballinteer Educate Together National School is an Educate Together National School located in Dublin 14 . Our school is co-educational, democratically run, child-centred and equality based.

Marie Gordon
Principal

SCHOOL NEWS

RECENT NEWS

Thirteen medals for Ballinteer ETNS Athletics

On Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd of May, athletes from our school travelled to the Cuman na mBunscoil Athletics Competition in Santry. The children from 3rd and 4th Class have been training hard for the past few weeks and we had competitors is a variety of categories. We are so proud of our team of ...

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Playworks is Back

This month, we have reintroduce the Playworks programme on the yard. Playworks is a form of structured play in which some children from 3rd and 4th class act as coaches and organise games for the other children to take part in. The games running at the moment are circle dodgeball, bandaid tag and hot potato. ...

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The Buddy Bench Programme

In February, we were very lucky to have a visit from two psychotherapists Judith and Michelle, who came in to teach us about the Buddy Bench Programme.  The Buddy Bench Programme is a primary school-based, child-led and positive mental health programme that empowers children to foster friendships and illuminates loneliness in the yard. The aim of ...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge agus Lá Glas

The students have had a great time celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge this year. We have been making a special effort to speak as Gaeilge as much as possible over the past fortnight. The classes have all learned lots of Irish songs and poems. Sarah has been teaching all of the classes some céilí dances and ...

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CLASS BLOGS

Purple : 4th Class , Yellow : 3rd Class, Orange : 2nd Class, Red: 1st Class, Green: Senior Infants Purple: Junior Infants.

Your child's class will have the same colour all of their years in school! ,

Tally-ho!

We have been learning how to collect data in maths using the tally method. Firstly we compiled a class survey of our favourite cartoons. The choices were; Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol and SpongeBob SquarePants. The results revealed that Peppa and SpongeBob were the clear favourites with 10 votes each. We then practised one more tally ...

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Gaelic Football with Dónal

Dónal from Ballinteer St. John’s GAA joins us every Wednesday. Each week we practise our football skills and are getting better at remembering the keys skills; running hip to lip, using our hand in a tick-tock motion to pass the ball and kicking the ball using the laces area of our shoe. We really enjoy ...

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A Bug’s Life

We had a visit from Nessa from Heritage in Schools. She told us that she works as an entomologist, which means she knows a lot about insects! First of all we looked at some pictures to see which insects we could already name and recognise. We learned that there are 99 different types of bee ...

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Our Trip to The Pine Forest

On Thursday, an excited bunch of Junior Infants set off on the bus to The Pine Forest Art Centre, Glencullen. There was plenty to see en route as we left the city for the hilly countryside. We were met on arrival by the enthusiastic staff, Niall and Pixie, who firstly took us on a mountain ...

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