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.

Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope this email finds you and your family keeping well and that you are enjoying the summer break and the lovely weather we are having this weekend. I understand you may have questions and concerns regarding your children's return to school at the end of August. Following receipt of the Department of Education's Road Map for the safe return to school of our pupils and staff, the Board of Management recently met to discuss the document. The Board and Staff are now busy working hard on drafting a COVID 19 Response Plan to ensure we can all return to school safely. The plan, among other things, necessitates making some changes this year to include specific entrance/exit gates for specific classes, restrictions on parents and visitors entering the school, the mandatory wearing of face coverings for staff and split yard times. I will be in contact with you again next week when the plan is finalised to make you aware of new procedures and protocols that will be put in place for the coming school year. As I am sure you will appreciate all decisions made by the Board will be based on best practice to ensure the health and safety of all in the school community. Kind regards, Máire Costello

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NEW Dear Parents/Guardians,

I hope this email finds you and your family keeping well and that you are enjoying the summer break and the lovely weather we are having this weekend.

I understand  you may have questions and concerns regarding your children’s return to school at the end of August.

Following receipt of the  Department of Education’s Road […]

Published on August 8, 2020

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A Message from Greystones Shoebox Appeal:

‘The Christmas Shoebox Appeal is moving online!

Unfortunately, due to the effects of the COVID-19 restrictions, it is not possible to send gift-filled shoeboxes from Ireland this year.

Instead Team Hope will be asking schools, families, friends, communities and businesses to #TeamUpForTeamHope by donating gift-filled shoeboxes for children […]

Published on August 6, 2020

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Is your child starting primary or secondary school? Vaccinations in schools were put on hold due to COVID-19. The HSE school vaccination teams have started contacting parents and guardians to offer vaccination appointments to students who are due 4 in 1 and MMR (Junior Infants) and HPV and Meningococcal ACWY (1st-year students). For more information […]

Published on August 5, 2020

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

28th July 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I hope you are all keeping well.

As you may be aware, the Government published its guidance for how schools can reopen safely and fully at the end August yesterday evening.

The school received a copy […]

Published on June 26, 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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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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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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Click HERE for comprehensive information from NEPS (National Educational Psychological Service) about the transition from preschool to primary school and HERE for additional resources from for parents whose children are starting primary school.

Usually we have a comprehensive school transition programme for 6th class students going into secondary. Though 6th class teachers did as much as was possible to prepare students for second level, the Step Up website will help students to get a bit more ready for secondary. Click HERE to see more.

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 St. Brigid’s NS on this website. Why not take a look around.

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?!

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It has been confirmed by the Department of Social Protection that the Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be treated as a qualifying payment for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance . (As long as claimants satisfy the other criteria.) You can read more about this payment on the Citizens’ Information website

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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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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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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 and you will see a yellow box. Click on this and follow instructions to access any textbook published by Fallons.
2.EDCO: Go to 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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The GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (the GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May 2018. The GDPR applies across the European Union and aims to give individuals more rights, control and understanding of how their personal data is processed.

Under GDPR the Department of Education and Skills are required to keep you informed […]

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Click HERE to read about COOKIES on this website and our WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY.

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