Saint Brigid’s National School, is a primary school situated in the middle of Greystones, Co. Wicklow. Our mission is to provide the highest quality education for all our children in a happy, safe and stimulating Christian environment, focusing on their academic, social, personal, moral and spiritual development to help the achieve their advancement.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEXT WEEK there will be NO LOLLIPOP LADY on TRAFALGAR ROAD on Thursday and Friday. That is NEXT WEEK. Please arrange for your children to cross the road safely. It's MUSIC WEEK this week! See details below. Please remember: Blue tokens in Tesco's, Greystones are for St. Brigid's. Please support this fund raising initiative.

Our Latest News

Well done to Mr. Dodd’s 6th Class on their superb performance of King Lear. You can see a slideshow of their performance HERE

Published on June 21, 2017

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BOOKLISTS went out with the school reports. They can also be downloaded from the school website if you click on THIS LINK

Published on June 19, 2017

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A PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION SURVEY is going out with the SCHOOL REPORTS.
If parents want to respond in paper form they should post their anonymous response to the PA’s red suggestion box fixed to the wall outside Tara’s office. See picture below.

An electronic response option will also be made available and sent […]

Published on June 14, 2017

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SCHOOL REPORTS give standardized tests results for students from 1st class up. Here is some information which we hope parents will find useful.

STANDARDIZED TESTS

are held in the school during the month of May for classes from 1st to 6th in the area of Maths and English using the Sigma T and […]

Published on June 7, 2017

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In the SCHOOL REPORTS, a number of teachers have recommended EDUCATIONAL LINKS on this website. These on the menu to the left and are for all ages. Just click on the tab on the menu to the left marked ‘Recommended Educational Links’.

Parents of students from Infants to First why not try ‘Teach Your […]

Published on June 6, 2017

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Enrolment

Click on this link to download the school’s updated Information Booklet 2017

Click HERE to see the school’s Enrolment Policy. Enrolments for Junior Infants 2017 are now closed.

BEING GARDA VETTED means a parent can VOLUNTEER IN THE SCHOOL. We would like to thank all this year’s volunteers. We hope you enjoyed working with the children. They certainly benefitted from the help you gave. Thanks too to the parents who came on tour with us. The teachers were very appreciative of an extra pair of hands. The National Vetting Bureau Act 2012 commenced on 29th April 2016. ANY PERSON HELPING IN THE SCHOOL IN ANY WAY WILL NOW REQUIRE GARDA VETTING.If you currently help in the school or plan to help in the future please download and complete the Garda Vetting Form & Garda Vetting Invitation Form.Garda Vetting Forms

This is the procedure for Garda Vetting. You are required to complete Section 1 and 2 of the “Vetting Invitation Form (NVB1). When answering “Role Being Vetted For”, please put in ‘School tours and assisting with classes’. Please download the NVB1 form BELOW and return it to the school principal in hard copy form with two forms of identification. The principal will fill in section 3 and sign it as the contact person and will post your Vetting Invitation Form to Archdiocese of Dublin, Child Safeguarding and Protection Service, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Rd. You will then receive an email from National Vetting Bureau with your online application form. (NVB 2) You must complete this within 30 days. (If you do not complete this within 30 days the invitation form becomes invalid and you will have to reapply). Only you the applicant will receive NVB 2. The school will no longer have access to NVB 2 forms. When you fill in NVB2 on line e-vetting takes 3-4 days to complete. The Parent/Guardian Consent form is only to be filled in if an applicant is between 16 and 18 years of age. P.S. If you have already filled in a Garda Vetting Form please ignore this.

UPDATED 7/4/17: Work has been ongoing on our response to our Whole School Evaluation (WSE) 2012. You can read the WSE report here. It was a very positive experience which noted the following:

  1. Our clear commitment to a high quality educational experience for all pupils.
  2. The overall management of the school and the effective leadership of the School Principal and In School Management Team.
  3. The high standard of teaching, pastoral care and generally very good quality of pupils’ learning outcomes.
  4. The very good level of pupil behaviour, attendance and engagement in learning.
  5. The high standard of parental involvement and communication within the school community.

Click here to read how we have made improvements since, based on the recommendations made at that time.

Term Calendar

Beat the Summer Slide KEEP READING OVER THE SUMMER. Fiona from Greystones Library came to tell us about how Wicklow Libraries are organizing a ‘Summer Reading Challenge ‘. Join at your local library, anytime from Monday 26th June.

Learn about the importance of just twenty minutes reading a day HERE

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MUSIC WEEK is being held in the school 17th-21st June. It will be a wonderful week. You can read HERE how it is going so far. Mobile Music Machine is visiting fourth and sixth class. Renowned violinist Alan Smale will be visiting first to third class. Eimear Saunders from MUSIC GENERATION is preparing all […]

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Congratulations to ST. BRIGID’S PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION who were awarded a certificate of achievement in the National Parents’ Council’s Fred O’Connell Award Ceremony this weekend in recognition of the creation of an Annual Parents’ Night highlighting the value of parental involvement in school. You can read more about this award HERE

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Click on the link below to see the yearly calendar for the NEXT school year.

St Brigid’s School 2017-2018

THIS year’s calendar is still available below.

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School Calendar 2016-17

Please note the date for the Graduation Mass is changed to the 27th June 2017 at 8.00pm Holy Rosary
6th Class Tour, Thurs 29th June leaving school at 8.00am back at approx 4pm

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