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.

A great start to the new school year today! Junior Infants will start from 9 am now. For the first two weeks, home time is at 12.00 noon for Junior Infants. In this way they are eased into the school routine. Here's to another good day tomorrow.

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Well done to the new junior infants today. They had a fabulous first day and they settled in very quickly. They made new friends, sang some songs and drew lovely pictures. Ms Carwood, Ms Dunne and Ms Teehan were very impressed with all the new students and look forward to seeing them all again tomorrow.

Published on August 31, 2016

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For the beginning of the school year there is a BLESSING OF SCHOOL BAGS: Sunday, 4th September in Holy Rosary 12:15 Mass. Families are invited to attend and children can bring their empty school bags to be blessed.

Published on August 29, 2016

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Two useful websites suitable from 4th class up: Improve your English vocabulary and Learn Irish with Duolingo. Regular use would improve standardized test results in vocabulary. The Drumcondra standardized Irish test has been introduced for 5th and 6th in addition for standardized tests in Maths and English each May.

Published on August 16, 2016

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Once a child becomes an independent reader, many parents no longer read to their children at bedtime. Keeping up READING AT BEDTIME after this point improves comprehension and develops vocabulary as it allows children to access literature beyond their current reading level.Click on this link to read more.

Published on July 24, 2016

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KHAN ACADEMY CHAMPIONS
You can learn about history, science, art, economics, music, computer programming on Khan. We use it for maths. It is free to use. 200 students in the school from 3rd class to 6th have been signed up to Khan Maths Challenge since January 2015. Khan is particularly suitable for […]

Published on June 26, 2016

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Enrolment

SECOND HAND UNIFORM SALE  will take place in the School Hall on Tuesday 6th September 2016 from 9.30am – 10.00am. Please drop in any good condition, clean uniforms to hall by Monday morning 5th September. Many thanks.

Applications for enrolment for Junior Infants September 2017 can be made from Monday, 7th – Friday, 18th November 2016.

Click HERE to see the school’s Enrolment Policy.

NEW INFORMATION The Procedure for Garda Vetting has changed. You are now 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 Sister in hard copy form with two forms of identification. Sister Kathleen 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.

 

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

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If you cannot find what you are looking for, try using the SEARCH BOX in the top left hand corner of the home page. We hope that this new feature will make the school website more user friendly.

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NEW St Brigids Junior Infants Booklet 2016

Information Booklet 2016

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This information went home to parents of children in 1st class who would like them to make their 1st COMMUNION next year.
Letter To First Classes
Information for parents of children in 5th class who would like them to make their CONFIRMATION next year.
Letter To Fifth Classes

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Senior Infants Booklist 2016-2017

1st Class Booklist 2016-2017

1st Class Stationery Order Forms 2016-2017

2nd Class Booklist 2016-2017

2nd Class Stationery Order Forms 2016-2017

3rd Class Booklist 2016-2017

3rd Class Stationery Order Forms 2016-2017

4th Class Booklist 2016-2017

4th Class Stationery Order Forms 2016-2017

5th […]

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NEXT YEAR’s School Calendar 2016-17 UPDATED 8th July 2016 as the date for the Graduation Mass is changed to the 27th June 2017

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