Saint Brigid’s National School, is a primary school situated in the centre 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 them be the best they can be.

Thank all of you for everything that you have done over the last three months. We could not have gotten to the end of this year without the help of everyone in the St. Brigid Community. I would like to acknowledge the great work of all the staff for their hard work and dedication after our initial leap into the unknown on March 12th. To the boys and girls of St. Brigid's, as the summer holidays begin, take this time to enjoy sleeping in late and going to bed a little later.Take this time to reflect on all that you have accomplished during the course of the lockdown. Enjoy taking trips, reading new and exciting books, visiting new places and catching up with family and friends.Most importantly take some time to relax and enjoy the summer weather and summer activities.

Our Latest News

END OF TERM LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Dear Parents/Guardians,

We have made it through a rather interesting year. This year saw the closing of the school on the 12th March and the beginning of a new way of learning for our pupils. The closing of the school was certainly unprecedented and adapting to home […]

Published on June 26, 2020

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Scroll down this post to see LETTERS SENT HOME since Thursday, 12th March 2020

21st June, 2020

Dear Parents Guardians,

I hope you are all keeping well.

We are nearly at the finishing line. Five more days to go until the summer holidays begin. I can almost hear the sighs of relief.

Without doubt, these […]

Published on June 21, 2020

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A warm welcome to the INCOMING JUNIOR INFANTS who will be starting here with us in St. Brigid’s NS after the Summer Break. Click on ‘Read More’ to see an Animoto slideshow about your new school. Watch it in full screen mode for the best result. You can see lots of what we do in […]

Published on June 18, 2020

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Every Summer the Library Services run a SUMMER READING CHALLENGE. Each year children from St. Brigid’s NS take part. It is really beneficial and has resulted in many children discovering the joy of reading and to become real bookworms. This year more than ever this initiative is of GREAT value. Click HERE for details of […]

Published on June 17, 2020

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Well done to everyone who took part in our VIRTUAL SPORTS DAY on Friday 12th June 2020. It was organised by Ms. Murray. We received lots of feedback and photographs. Ms. Murray put them into a slideshow which you can see HERE

The VIRTUAL SPORTS DAY used ideas from THIS link

Thank you […]

Published on June 15, 2020

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UPDATED January 3rd 2020: Click HERE to read the school’s Self Evaluation Report.

Published on September 5, 2019

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Click on THIS link for THE DIGITAL LEARNING PLAN, for St. Brigid’s Greystones 2019 – 2020 (including targets and the actions we will implement to meet the targets).

Published on March 16, 2019

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Click on THIS link to download suggestions from CYBER SAFE IRELAND for keeping your child safe online.

Published on March 14, 2019

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The commencement of a number of sections of the Education ( Admissions to Schools) Act 2018 require changes to school admission policies and processes. As a result of these changes, all Boards of Management are required to draft a new Admission Policy in accordance with the Act’s requirements. The new arrangements will apply to school […]

Published on April 27, 2018

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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.

Published on April 18, 2017

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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.

Published on April 17, 2017

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Enrolment

Here are a selection of videos and slideshows made by the Junior Classes during school closure. You can see more HERE

FINAL FRIDAY Well done to Ms Smith’s class who are graduating from Junior Infants. They have worked very hard this year and made some great memories. Take a look here to hear about their memories of their time in Junior Infants in Room 2.

ROOM 1 GRADUATION from Junior Infants. Ms Teehan is very, very proud of all the boys and girls in Room 1. They worked so hard in school all year and then they worked really hard at home with their parents too. They are very happy, helpful, kind and caring children. Their parents must be very proud of them. Take a look at this video to see them graduating from Junior Infants. Can you believe they will be in Senior Infants next year?!

FRONTLINE FRIDAY 22nd May 2020 Room 2, Very wise words from the Junior Infants in Ms. Smith’s class. Have a listen here

FRIENDSHIP FRIDAY 15th May 2020 Room 2, Junior Infants, have some advice to share with you about how to be a good friend. Click here.

OUR NEWS The boys and girls in Ms Hickey’s Senior Infants, Room 4 have been keeping very busy while at home. Take a look here to see what they have been up to.

MORE NEWS Ms McGuirk’s Senior Infants in Room 4 wanted to share their news with everybody. Click here to watch and listen to their news.

STAY SAFE AND STAY HOME 10th May 2020 The boys and girls in Room 8, 2nd class, have something important to say. Watch it here

FIT FRIDAY 1st May 2020 Ms Smith’s Junior Infants Class, Room 2 have been very busy again this week. Ms Smith set them a challenge for PE. They had certain exercises and moves that they had to practice. Watch this: Fit Friday 

FANCY FRIDAY 24th April 2020 Ms Smith’s Junior Infant Class, Room 2 took a break from all their school work on Friday April 24th to dress up and say thank you and well done to all the frontline workers. See the photos here.

Well done Lucy from Ms.O’Donnell’s 5th Class who won a voucher for local bookshop ‘Halfway Up the Stairs’ in the ‘Noun Stories’ Monthly Challenge. Drum roll!! Read Lucy’s story HERE

UPDATED: Wicklow Arts Office had an exciting line-up for last weekend’s virtual Cruinniú na nÓg. For details of the winners, click HERE Great to see past pupil Nora from Ms. Smith’s Junior Infants 2018-19 do so well in the Bake Off 5-8 year olds. Hope Nora and her lovely sisters are all keeping well.

1. CELEBRATE GRANDPARENTS: A lovely way to celebrate grandparents! The Mermaid Theatre, Bray are asking children to draw a picture or write a poem to tell their grandparents how much they love them. Click here to find out more.
2.The Museum of Childhood Ireland Project have set up a monthly writing/poetry/art/other (children’s choice) project. In time, children will be invited to curate an exhibition based on the work submitted.
3. Click on THIS link to see a range of competitions based on the Book of Kells: art and creative writing. With a closing date of 30th October 2020, you have plenty of time to enter.
4. This looks like fun from Nounstories.com Can you write a 300 word story with the three nouns provided ? Click on the link to see this month’s challenge.
5.Trocáire’s Design A Game competition for Senior Primary Classes. Click on the link for details. Click HERE for the entry form. Closing date 6th November 2020.
6. CUMANN NA mBUNSCOL would like to invite you to use whatever materials and props that are available in your own home to recreate an iconic sporting moment. Lots of prizes to give away so please email your photographs (or short videos) to james@cnmb.ie , runai@cnmb.ie or share via twitter using the hashtag #cnmbsportingicons
Children find competitions motivating. They enjoy the thought that their work will be seen by a ‘real audience’. Who knows participating in one of these competitions may unlock another talent, a life long interest or a career path in later life!

Term Calendar

Thank you to the Parents’ Association for organising the annual SECOND HAND UNIFORM SALE on Friday 3rd July. As always it was a great opportunity for good value. Many thanks to all involved.

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Today, Thursday 25th June 2020 was a special day: a day we hadn’t thought would be possible on account of the Covid pandemic, until well into the Autumn Term.

With careful planning to ensure social distancing and that everyone was safe, 6th Class, St. Brigid’s NS, Greystones 2020 graduated. The graduation was outdoors and the […]

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We are planning to reopen on Thursday 27th August, 2020 all going well. Here is the SCHOOL CALENDAR. Click HERE for the SCHOOL CALENDAR 2020 -21. Planning holidays? Please note there is a week off at February and another week off in early May.

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It only seems like yesterday that the present 6th Class joined us in Junior Infants. Here are some MEMORIES of the present 6th CLASS from the website, dating back to when they were in 2nd Class in 2015

Some original and entertaining Write A Book entries from the 6th Class students that were in Ms. […]

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The school website is updated for Final Week of the Summer Term! Well done everyone. The JUNIOR WEBMIX is suitable for Infants to 2nd approximately. Activities added since Easter are to be found on  JUNIOR WEBMIX 2 and JUNIOR WEBMIX 3 reflects a slightly different focus in June, where usually teachers and […]

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The school website is updated for Final Week of the Summer Term! Well done everyone. Click on this link for the SENIOR WEBMIX suitable for 3rd to 6th Class approximately. Activities added since Easter can be found on SENIOR WEBMIX 2 Suggestions for June can be found on SENIOR WEBMIX 3 where there is a […]

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Helping your child with IRISH? Lots of ideas on this post: Perhaps you could  tune into Cula4 Ar Scoil on TG4 which is on from 10-11 each day.

If you scroll down the above link you will see what the lesson plans are each week and what class level they are suitable for. It […]

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Click on THIS link for information parents of the children in 6th Class may find helpful about the R S E programme.

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Many class teachers included LEARNING TABLES in the work sent home with students. Click HERE for a webmix of games that will help children from 3rd class up, practice their tables. The better children know their tables the more successful they will be at these activities.

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Irish publishers have provided open access to all their TEXTBOOKS ONLINE. To access them:
1.CJ Fallon: Go to cjfallon.ie and you will see a yellow box. Click on this and follow instructions to access any textbook published by Fallons.
2.EDCO: Go to EdcoLearning.ie Go to login and follow instructions: User name: […]

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Click on HERE to download the Enrolment Policy 2019-20.

Click HERE to download the list of areas that are in the school’s catchment area.

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Dear Parents/Guardians, As you aware, NEW DATA REGULATIONS will come into force from Friday 25th May 2018 throughout Europe.

As a school we are obliged to comply with these new regulations. What this means for us and you is that when we seek and hold information on your children to better […]

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