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.

    FIRST CONFESSION Tuesday 26th March at 7pm in Holy Rosary FIRST HOLY COMMUNION Room 19 Ms. Cuffe Saturday 18th May at 10am in Holy Rosary Room 5 Ms Horan and Room 6 Ms O'Donnell Saturday 18th May at 12 noon in Holy Rosary.

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NEW to the website: 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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Well done to all the boys who played football in the Allianz Coughlan Cup on 14th March on a commendable 2nd place. The boys performed impressively in this eleven-a-side in Bray Emmets GAA Ground, displaying great team spirit and sportsmanship. Maith sibh go léir’, bhí sibh ar fheabhas! Sár iarracht ó gach uile imreoir!

Published on March 14, 2019

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The ANNUAL SCHOOL RAFFLE is on April 11th 2019. There are prizes galore including 500 euro in cash, a laptop and an electric scooter. There are also prizes for the top ticket seller: 1st – 35 euro, 2nd – 25 euro and 3rd – 15 euro. The seller of the 1st prize ticket will get […]

Published on March 13, 2019

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Monday’s ANTI BULLYING Training Evening was agreed to be very practical and helpful by parents who attended. Check out the following Top Tips.

1.       Role play situations at home with your child.  In this was you can prepare your child in advance rather than waiting until a situation occurs. Build resilience.

2.       Listen to […]

Published on March 7, 2019

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IT WEEK 11th – 15th February 2019

Objective: To help all our students acquire the digital skills required for secondary school assignments and project work.

This week both 3rd classes were for the first time included. Using the laptops, the following was explained:

– cloud computing
– directory management
– file location
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Published on February 21, 2019

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Parents of students from Infants to 1st why not try ‘Teach Your Monster To Read’, Part 1 Part 2 & Part 3

The computer version is 100% free.

Published on February 14, 2019

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You can read more about the work of the hard working and innovative Parents’ Association Digital and ICT Group HERE. If you feel you would like to get involved with this aspect of school life, leave a message for Janet, at the school office.

Published on December 14, 2018

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UPDATE coming shortly 20/03/2019: 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). As of the end of October 2018, we have gathered data […]

Published on October 24, 2018

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

Published on June 11, 2018

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Enrolment

Note to Parents: please use the relevant pages in the school notebooks to report absences. We are trying to reduce the number of calls to our busy school office.

Click on THIS link to download the CODE OF BEHAVIOUR for St. Brigid’s NS., most recently updated on 20th November 2018.

ENROLMENT for JUNIOR INFANTS 2019 closed at midday on Friday, 16 November 2018.

Click on this LINK to download our UPDATED ENROLMENT POLICY ratified by the BOM on 23rd October 2018 in line with the latest government directives.

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

Click on this link to see the school’s most up to date Information Booklet

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

Click on this link to see
St Brigids Junior Infants Booklet 2018

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 provide for their education and care we must guarantee the following: To only seek and keep information related to your child’s education and where necessary his/her health. To use this information ONLY for the purpose for which it is gathered. To pass on some of this information to other bodies where relevant e.g. your chosen senior or Secondary School, the Department of Education and Skills, TUSLA, NEPS, School Completion Programme etc. You will have the right as parents to access and correct all information /data held on your child and we have designed a data access request form to enable you to do this. The school intends to become fully compliant with the new regulations and within the coming weeks all relevant policies and procedures will be approved by the Board of Management and posted on our school website.
Please be assured that no extra or unnecessary information or data will be sought or collected above and beyond what we already do in our school. Should you have any queries please feel free to contact us.

Yours sincerely,
Ms. Costello, Principal
Ms. Beausang, Deputy Principal
Mr. Sherlock, Chairperson BOM

Click HERE to see the BOOKLISTS for 2018-19

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

We have a HEALTHY LUNCH and NO NUT POLICY in operation in the school.  We would ask you to adhere to this in the interest of the health and safety of all the children.

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

Engineers’ Week 2-8th March: Click on the following link to see Engineers Books Libraries-Reading-List

To mark Engineers’ Week parent, Conall Finn gave a Bridge Building Workshop to Rooms 3, 9 & 10.  A big ‘Thank You’ to Conall for giving up his time to work with our students.

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The dates for National Children’s Choir Concert are Wednesday 1st May and Thursday 2nd May. The concerts will take place in Ravenswell NS in Bray.

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Click on THIS LINK to download the DRAFT SCHOOL CALENDAR for 2019 – 20. Please note this calendar remains in draft form for the full year as naturally it can be subject to change.  Dates are added as additional opportunities and invitations arise during the school year. Sometimes too, there are cancellations. We will update […]

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Click Draft School Calendar 2018 2019 to download the draft school calendar for 2018-19. This calendar remains in draft form for the full year as it is always subject to change.  Dates are being added as additional opportunities and invitations arise during the school year. Sometimes too, there are cancellations. Please see regular updates and news […]

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Click on this link to download information on
After School Activites: What is available? What time it is on? Where is it on? Who is the Teacher?
Click GAA Calendar 2018-2019 to download the calendar for GAA for the school year 2018-19.

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IMPORTANT: It is ESSENTIAL that you make an APPLICATION for a PLACE in SECONDARY SCHOOL as early as possible in your child’s school life. There is no automatic entry to any secondary school from St. Brigid’s N.S.

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SERVICE OF LIGHT
Tuesday 21st May at 7pm in Holy Rosary
CONFIRMATION
Thursday 30th May at 10am in Holy Rosary.

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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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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 suggestions from CYBER SAFE IRELAND for keeping your child safe online.

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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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