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.

St. Brigid's, Greystones is closed for the Summer Holidays. School re-opens on Wednesday, 30th August, 2017. Senior Infants will have a full day from Day 1 from 9 am, - 1.40 pm. 1st to 6th work from 9 am. - 2.40 pm. from the beginning of the year. Junior Infants start school at 9.30 just on the first day only and finish at 12 for the first 10 days i.e Wednesday 30th August to Tuesday 12th September. Wednesday, September 13th will be Junior Infants first full day, finishing at 1.40.

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St Brigids Junior Infants Booklet 2017

Published on July 3, 2017

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Click on here to download St. Brigids School Calendar 2017-2018 School re-opens Wednesday, 30th August, 2017. Junior Infants begin at 9.30 on their 1st day only and finish school at 12 for the 1st 10 days (Wednesday 30th August – Tuesday 12th September). Wednesday, September 13th will be Junior Infants 1st full […]

Published on June 30, 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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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. Parents of students from Infants to First why not try ‘Teach Your Monster To Read’, Part 1 Part 2 & Part 3 with your child?

Teachers also recommend the following free online activities for students from 3rd class up […]

Published on June 6, 2017

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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.

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Click on this link to download a Reading Guide compiled by Libraries Ireland

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Many thanks to Ms. Ahern who organised HISTORY WALKS for classes 2nd-6th during the month of June. Knowing the history of the place where they live gives students ‘a sense of place’. Greystones is rich in local history. Students learned a great deal about the history of Greystones on these walks. You can […]

Published on June 5, 2017

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Shortlisted for an Eir Junior Spiders Awards this year, take a look

at ST.BRIGID’S LOCAL HISTORY BLOG  HERE

In 2014 our GREEN SCHOOLS BLOG, (click HERE) was shortlisted

and in 2013 CLASS BLOG ‘If Only the Best Birds Sang’ won the best school blog and overall prize for primary schools at the same awards.

Published on May 9, 2017

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Enrolment

Click on this link to see 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

Parents’ Association AGM, Wednesday 13th September.

Talk for 6th Class Parents, Wednesday 20th September.

Meeting for Parents of Junior Infants, Wednesday 27th September.

Cyber Safe Ireland, Talk for parents of 4th, 5th&6th, Wednesday 4th October 2017.

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You are very welcome to our school website. Click HERE for an online tour of our school.

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Well done to all the prizewinners today who were recognized today at the ANNUAL PRIZEGIVING CEREMONY, for doing so well in Sports, Irish, Music, Art, Computer Skills and Attendance. Congratulations to Shane from 6th who has not missed a day at school in his full primary school career; that is 183 day’s attendance […]

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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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Many thanks to parent Marc Diamond who over the Easter holidays completed a mural on the bottom lobby. It got a great reaction from the children as you can see if you CLICK on THIS LINK.

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30th September 2016 was an important day in the history of St. Brigid’s, National School, Greystones. Fr. John Daly PP blessed the new extension Seomraí Bhríd Uí Bheirn in memory of our dear colleague Bríd Beirne; a much loved and dedicated teacher, held in high regard by all who knew her.

Ní bheidh a leithéid arís ann.

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Click HERE to see work from this school year from Junior and Senior Infants. Click on THIS link to see work from 1st and 2nd Class. 3rd and 4th Class have been busy too and so have students from 5th and 6th. Take a look too at our Read More

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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