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! ,

Second Class showing their baby chicks to the school

Second Class Second Class undertook the very exciting project of hatching baby chicks using an incubator in class. They waited patiently for 21 days for the eggs to hatch and made sure the incubator was at the correct temperature everyday so that the baby chicks could  grow inside the egg.      The incubator in ...

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Coder Dojo

Barbara Hughes sharing her knowledge and expertise with the classes.   Powerpoint presentation briefly outlining computer science and the science behind coding……. What is Computer Science  

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Magnificent magnets

Fun with magnets in First class.    Testing out the magnets with iron filings.    Testing out the force of attraction through a table.  The children thoroughly enjoyed moving a car across the top of the desk using a magnet and a car attached to a magnet. Testing out magnetism. The boys were using round ...

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Investigating Engineering in Dundrum

As the school have moved location this year we decided to take advantage of this and go on a class walk around our local area. We looked at aerial images of the school on google maps in our class with our teachers and learned about Dundrum. We picked out some of the most obvious features ...

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