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.

Please check the menu on the top left hand side of the home page for all the information on the operation of the school and COVID-19 issued from the school and from outside agencies: DES, HSE etc.

Our Latest News

Scroll down this post to see LETTERS SENT HOME so far this term

NEW 16th October 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I hope this email finds you well.

I know the Government’s announcement on Wednesday night of a nationwide ban on visits to homes or gardens in most circumstances is not the news that we wanted to […]

Published on October 16, 2020

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Mrs. Mooney was a very special friend of St. Brigid’s school over sixty two years. You can read our memories of her HERE May she Rest in Peace.

Published on September 27, 2020

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EDUCATIONAL LINKS IN CASE OF ABSENCE FROM SCHOOL

On the left hand menu, there is a drop down menu under the tab that says ‘Recommended Educational Links’.

Last term we referred parents to the first two ‘Senior Webmix’ and ‘Junior Webmix’ while the school building was shut and children were learning from home. But there […]

Published on September 26, 2020

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25th September 2020

Dear Parents,

Below please find a copy of a letter detailing procedures we have put in place if we have a confirmed case of COVID 19 in the school.

My apologies for the amount of information you are receiving of late but I feel it is really important to keep you as up to […]

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Re: Allocation of Homework/ Schoolwork when a child is Absent from School

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

Reposting this information in relation to the allocation of Homework / Schoolwork when a child absent from school. Originally emailed home 9th September 2020. Updated to include some more information about the educational links on the school website that children can […]

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Click on ‘Read More’ to view the ISOLATION QUICK GUIDE applying to those aged greater than 3 months and up to 13th birthday from HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre www.hpsc.ie

Click HERE to download this Quick Guide.

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RESPONSE PLAN: Protocols in place for the safe reopening of the school

1.0 Planning & preparing for a safe return to school: Measures in place

2.0 Communication

3.0 Wellbeing

4.0 The Curriculum

5.0 Special Education Needs

6.0 Future proofing 

Introduction

The School Covid19 Response Plan for St. Brigid’s NS, Greystones is in line with

Department of […]

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Enrolment

Click on the following link to download St Brigid’s NS Admission Policy for the school year 2020-21. Click HERE for the Annual Admission Notice in respect of admissions for the 2021/2022 school year. The school will accept applications for admission from 2nd November 2020 until 23rd November 2020. Application forms will be available on the website in time for the 2nd November 2020. This year, on account of safety procedures around Covid, online applications will be accepted.

A warm welcome to all. Click on THIS link to see an Animoto slideshow about St.Brigid’s NS. Watch it in full screen mode for the best result. You can see lots of what we do in St. Brigid’s on this website. Why not take a look around.

Click on THIS link for ‘Back to School’ and COVID health advice videos in many languages including Cantonese, Catalan, English, French, Georgian, Irish, Italian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian and Yoruba. This is a initiative from COVID World Service, Nasc and Together Ireland.

NEW on the website is a long list of resources for parents who want to improve their children’s Irish. The post on this topic during lockdown has been updated. The post is on the right hand side column on the homepage. If you put ‘Irish’ into the search box at the top of the page it also comes up or click on THIS link The list ranges from a book about introducing Irish into your home when your child starts school, through online, media and TV links to some resources for if parents would like to improve their Irish. Many thanks to Mr. Dodd who compiled this list. ‘Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam’.

UPDATED 26th September 2020: Click HERE to read the school’s Self Evaluation Report.

Click on THIS link for THE DIGITAL LEARNING PLAN, for St. Brigid’s Greystones 2020 – 21 (including targets and the actions we will implement to meet the targets).

Term Calendar

Some Good News:

At the start of 2020 Rian (from Room 11 Ms. Gahan’s 3rd class) designed a robot for a Kellogg’s advertising campaign. Keep an eye out for the TV advertisement. Rian’s robot has been brought to life by animators. What excitement! Well done Rian!

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St. David’s Secondary School has been in touch with information about enrolment. Due to COVID-19 and building work on an extension to the school, their popular Annual Open Night cannot take place this year.

Due to legislative changes enrolment will not take place in November as in previous years.

Instead parents of intending 1st Years […]

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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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IDEAS FOR HELPING YOUR CHILD WITH IRISH:

1.Click on THIS link for a book that encourages introducing Irish at home, as your child starts school. Recommended by Mr. Dodd, ‘Introduce Irish into your home’ is a simple story book and dictionary.

2.You may have heard about Duolingo. It is a great resource for learning […]

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

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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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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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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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