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.

School closes for Christmas Holidays on 22nd Dec 2017 at 12.10 for Junior/ Senior Infants & Siblings / 12.30 for 1st – 6th. School will re-open after Christmas, on Monday, January 8th 2018 for a full school day.

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Click HERE to read about some of the creative and imaginative ways the members of the PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION work towards making St. Brigid’s and happy and enjoyable learning environment.

Published on December 9, 2017

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No AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES Week of Monday 11th December except swimming on Wednesday and Thursday.
Week of 18th December and week of 8th January – no activities taking place. AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES will resume on Monday 15th January, 2018.

Published on December 8, 2017

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NOTE FROM THE PRINCIPAL: We are looking forward to celebrating Christmas 2017 here in St. Brigid’s NS. The school is a hive of activity and the children are busy preparing for their Christmas Plays and Carol Service. A lot of hard work has gone into this preparation and I want to thank all […]

Published on December 7, 2017

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The DEFIBRILLATOR, purchased with funds raised by the Parents’ Association is now in situ next to the Principal’s office. Hopefully, we will never have to use it, but it is good to know it is there if needed. To date, eight members of staff have been trained in how to use the defibrillator […]

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SEEKING PRIZE DONATIONS FOR OUR SCHOOL RAFFLE 2018. The Parents’ Association is delighted to advise the school raffle will go ahead again next year during spring time given its’ strong support in our recent school survey. It will be our main fundraiser event for next year. We ask you to consider if you […]

Published on December 4, 2017

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ST VINCENT DE PAUL FOOD APPEAL: If you wish to donate non-perishable food to St. Vincent de Paul it will be really appreciated. A volunteer will collect the donations on Wednesday 13th December. Thanking you in anticipation.

Published on December 2, 2017

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‘Wicklow County Council is organising the ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DECORATION COMPETITION for all Primary School pupils again this year. The challenge is for children to make Christmas Tree Decorations out of recycled materials such as paper, cardboard, newspapers, plastic and glass bottles, tin cans, milk and juice cartons, etc. We want each school to submit […]

Published on November 27, 2017

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Click on THIS link for a book that encourages GAEILGE AT HOME, as your child starts school. ‘Introduce Irish into your home’ is a simple story book and dictionary of everday objects around your home. It is written by Lynn Nalty and costs 11 euro. This recommendation comes from Mr. Dodd in 6th class.

Published on November 26, 2017

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With Christmas round the corner, perhaps you might encourage your child to ask Santa Claus for books.

Recommendations by Libraries Ireland:

Library Reading Guide

Recommendation by Irish teachers from Seomra Ranga:

Books for Junior/Senior Infants

First/Second Class

Third/Fourth Class

Fifth/Sixth […]

Published on November 23, 2017

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Enrolment

Our CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE will take place on Wednesday 13th December in the Holy Rosary Church at 8pm. As we expect a large crowd on the night, YOU MAY PREFER TO ATTEND THE DRESS REHEARSAL at 1.15 pm instead. There will be a COLLECTION FOR MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE IRELAND on the night.

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

Click on this link to see the school’s updated Information Booklet 2017. This booklet includes the school’s CODE OF BEHAVIOUR on pages 18-24.

Click on this link to see
St Brigids Junior Infants Booklet 2017

Applications for Junior Infants,
Saint Brigid’s National School,
Greystones,
September 2018
are now closed.

Click HERE to download the school’s ENROLMENT POLICY 2017/18.

Click on this link to download A Letter from Mrs Costello our new principal.

Our 6th class representatives on the Student Council officially welcomed our new Junior Infants and their parents to the school this week.

Peggy and Loman spoke to the infants themselves, giving great advice and informing them of all the wonderful things they have to look forward to in their years in this school.

Emily and Andrew spoke to the parents at their meeting to let them know what this school was like from a student’s point of view.

They spoke of all the wonderful opportunities that lay ahead of their little boys and girls and all the wonderful memories they themselves had over their seven years in this school.

Our Student Council did the school proud.

There are a variety of opportunities for parents to volunteer in the school. In order to volunteer parents need to be garda vetted.

If you would like to volunteer in the school, please download and complete the Garda Vetting Form & Garda Vetting Invitation Form. Garda Vetting Forms

Procedure for Garda Vetting: First complete Section 1 and 2 of the “Vetting Invitation Form (NVB1).

Under “Role Being Vetted For”, please write ‘School tours and assisting with classes’. Download the NVB1 form and return it to the school principal with two forms of identification.

The principal will fill in section 3 and will post your Vetting Invitation Form to Archdiocese of Dublin, Child Safeguarding and Protection Service.

You will then receive an email from National Vetting Bureau with your online application form. (NVB 2) You must complete this within 30 days. (Otherwise the invitation form becomes invalid and you will have to reapply).

When you fill in NVB2 on line e-vetting takes 3-4 days to complete. The Parent/Guardian Consent form is only filled in if an applicant is between 16 and 18 years of age.

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 makes the school website more user friendly.

Term Calendar

This is an UPDATED calendar for the Christmas Plays. It has been updated to include the visits of Room 9, 12 and 19 to a local nursing home to sing Christmas Carols and also the Senior School Trip to ‘Elf – The Movie’ in The Whale Theatre.
UPDATED Christmas Play Timetable

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CHRISTMAS PLAYS / MUSIC GENERATION/ CAROL SERVICE TIMES Junior Infants Christmas Play: Room 1- Tuesday 19th December at 11.45 am in School Hall
Room 3 – Wednesday 20th December at 11.45 am in School Hall
Senior Infants Christmas Play: Room 2 – Friday 15th December at 11.45 am in School Hall
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Click HERE to download the Christmas Newsletter 2017.

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The School Calendar for 2018 has gone to print and will be ready for distribution in time for Christmas. Thank you to Edel, Caroline and her team from the Parents’ Association who organised the publication of this special calendar.

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To CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS 4th, 5th and 6th classes will be going to the Whale Theatre in Greystones on Wednesday, 20th December for a viewing of the movie Elf. Screening Times 9:30am- 11:10am- 3 Classes- Ms. Caffrey -Room 11, Ms. Finnerty -Room 16 and Ms. Donnelly – Room 17. 11:15am – 12:50pm – 2 Classes -Mr. Dodd […]

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St. Brigid’s 1st CHRISTMAS JUMPER OR ACCESSORY DAY organised by the PA will take place on Thursday 21st December. This is a Fundraising Event for the school and we are suggesting each child donate €2 or whatever they may wish on the day. If the children do not want to participate in this […]

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Classes Junior Infants to Third greatly enjoyed their trip to ‘Aladdin’ the pantomime this December. Thank you to Tara and Carol in the office for all the organizing they did so that everyone had a GREAT time.

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The date of the 1st CONFESSION HAS CHANGED to Tuesday 6th March 2018 at 7pm and the date of the SERVICE OF LIGHT has changed to Thursday 10th May 2018 at 7.30 pm.

Click St. Brigids School Calendar 2017-2018 to download the UPDATED school calendar.

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Click to download the calendars for after school activities 2017-2018:

Art

Athletics

Basketball

GAA: Football & Hurling

Guitar

Swimming

Theatre Group

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UPDATED 7/4/17: Work is 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:

Our clear commitment to a high quality educational experience for all pupils. The overall management of the school and the effective leadership of the […]

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