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.

Congratulations to both Mr. Dodd’s & Ms. Murray’s 6th Classes St. Brigid’s NS., for winning 1st prize for primary schools in the prestigious 'Decade of Centenaries' all-island schools history competition.

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6th Class were very happy to receive congratulations from local TD and Minister for Health, Mr. Simon Harris on their recent win in the all Ireland ‘Decade of Centenaries’ History competition. Click HERE to see the letter that he sent to 6th class about this success.

Published on May 20, 2018

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Congratulations to both Mr. Dodd’s & Ms. Murray’s 6th Classes St. Brigid’s NS. They won 1st PRIZE for primary schools in an ALL-ISLAND SCHOOLS HISTORY COMPETITION for primary and secondary school. This was in the Women’s History section. The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ competition is sponsored by the Department of Education, Mercier Press & UCC’s […]

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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 Drumcondra tests. When exactly will depend on each teacher. He or she have tried to choose a day when there is good attendance and […]

Published on May 12, 2018

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Tests don’t measure sports
Tests don’t measure art,
Tests don’t measure music,
Or the kindness in your heart.

Tests don’t see your beauty
Tests don’t know your worth
Tests don’t see the reasons,
You were put upon this earth.

Tests don’t see your magic,
How you […]

Published on May 10, 2018

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Click on THIS link to download the dates on which each team in the BASKETBALL LEAGUE is playing. The League is for 4th, 5th and 6th. Basketball for THIRD CLASS is finished for this school year. Thank you for your cooperation.

Published on May 2, 2018

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This year’s BASKETBALL LEAGUE will start on Monday 30th April. As always the emphasis is on FUN and the basketball coaches love to see the children displaying the skills they have been learning and enjoying themselves while doing so. The children will find out what teams they are on on Wednesday 25th April. […]

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The Students’ Council and Parents’ Association have worked together in the past. The Students ‘Council were asked by the PA what charity Green Day should support. They chose the Gavin Glynn Foundation. Now the Students’ Councils and Parents’ Association are working together on a more formal basis. They are reported to have had a […]

Published on April 29, 2018

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Deirdre from FLAVOUR SCHOOL IRELAND (and The Cool Food School) is coming in to 4th class at the moment to teach them about healthy food choices. Deirdre is working with Ms. Smith and her class and she is teaching the ‘Sapere’ method. ‘Sapere’ is a sensory food education programme and the children are […]

Published on April 24, 2018

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Enrolment

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

Do you know as well as the school website, St. Brigid’s Greystones has a History & a Green School Blog? Check them out HERE & HERE.

Click HERE to download the CHILD SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT for St. Brigid’s National School.

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

Click HERE to read about the most recent both practical, and imaginative ways members of the PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION work towards making St. Brigid’s a happy and enjoyable learning environment. Most recently the Parents’ Association organised a SPECIAL EASTER TREAT; a visit to the Junior School from two chickens!

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

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 School Principal and In School Management Team.
The high standard of teaching, pastoral care and generally very good quality of pupils’ learning outcomes.
The very good level of pupil behaviour, attendance and engagement in learning.
The high standard of parental involvement and communication within the school community.
Click here to read the progress made since, based on the recommendations.

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”, write ‘School tours and assisting with classes’. Download the NVB1 form. Return 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 &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.

Term Calendar

Here are copies of the letters sent home from the parish to the parents of children from 1st Class and 5th Class re arrangements for those who wish to receive the sacraments of COMMUNION and CONFIRMATION next year. The letter for Communion can be downloaded HERE and the letter about Confirmation is HERE

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Upcoming ceremonies for 6th Class:
Confirmation: 25th May 2018, 11 am
Graduation Mass:  26th June, 8 pm

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Click St. Brigids School Calendar 2017-2018 to download the current year’s school calendar.

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Click on THIS link to see photos of a happy and memorable GRANDPARENTS’ DAY from January 2018. Thank you to all our visitors on that day and those involved in its organisation; Students’ Council, Parents’ Association, Teachers and Staff.

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SCHOOL SELF EVALUATION PROCESS – Our progress so far: As part of the School Self Evaluation process, we in St. Brigid’s National School, Greystones have been focusing on particular aspects of Literacy and Maths. Now we have added a third subject: SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education). At the moment we are at […]

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

Art

Athletics

Basketball

Guitar

Swimming

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Please supervise your children when they are online. Even when they are using educational sites, remember the internet is a portal to the world wide web.

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Click on THIS link to download some helpful suggestions for keeping your child safe online from Cyber Safe Ireland.

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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 makes the school website more user friendly.

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This a letter from Tom Sherlock Chairperson of the Board of Management, St. Brigid’s National School to reassure parents regarding the use of WIFI in the school. Click on this LINK to download.

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The following CORRESPONDENCE will further reassure parents that the WIFI in the SCHOOL is CORRECTLY INSTALLED and SAFE TO USE.
1. Click HERE for Correspondence with Department of Education and Skills (DES) / Professional Development Services for Teachers (PDST)

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2. Click HERE for response from Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

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