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.

    Having worked on Student Wellbeing 2018 – 19 our focus for SPHE for SSE 2019 – 20 is Teacher Wellbeing: 'Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others.' Mission statement SSE 2019

Our Latest News

The results are in! GOOGLE EUROPE has announced the names of the thirty three organisations that are getting grants for Codeweek.

We are very excited to tell you the news that we are one of just six organisations from Ireland on the list to receive a Europe #CodeWeek Grant! goo.gle/EducatorGrantsECW. Many […]

Published on June 10, 2019

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SEMI FINALS

The semi finals of the basketball league will take place on Thursday 13th June at 2.45pm. The Warriors will play the Nuggets and the Timberwolves will play the Mavericks. Well done to these teams for making it this far. Good luck!!

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Dear Parents, Sports Day was a great success today.  I hope all the children enjoyed participating in all the activities and thankfully we were blessed with the weather.  Thank you for all your help and support.  We couldn’t do it without you.

Some of you may have noticed lots of activity around the old convent […]

Published on June 6, 2019

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THIS week is ACTIVE SCHOOLS’ WEEK. Weather permitting it will kick off each morning with a ‘Wake Up and Shake Up’ in the yard before school. This morning it was raining so 6th class visited each class and led this first activity. The highlight of the week will be the Annual School Sports’ Day on […]

Published on June 4, 2019

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

During May, STANDARDISED TESTING is carried out in St. Brigid’s NS with all pupils from 1st to 6th Classes in English Reading, Spelling and Numeracy.

For 2nd, 4th and 6th Class pupils, the DES requires that results must be reported to parents.  Although it is not a requirement by the DES, St. Brigid’s NS. also reports the results of standardised tests carried out […]

Published on May 24, 2019

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STANDARDIZED TESTS are held in the school during the month of May. Parents may find our article about testing informative.

Click on THIS link to download information for parents from the NCCA about what test scores tell us about a child’s performance on the day.

The Drumcondra Reading Test has been revised. We’ve been told it is […]

Published on May 18, 2019

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We have been asked to post this information about Tusla the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) as a part of their communication campaign. In summary parents/guardians are advised that on the 18th February 2019, the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018 came into effect.

Services that provide […]

Published on May 6, 2019

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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).

Click HERE to read the school’s Self Evaluation Report which was updated on 23rd April, 2019.

Published on April 23, 2019

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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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The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and ComReg carried out separate investigations on the WiFi in the school and both found St Brigid’s to be completely safe and that the WiFi poses no risk to the health of our children and the staff.

We have received two comprehensive reports and written […]

Published on June 22, 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

ATTENDANCE: Every Day Counts! Good attendance very important. Click HERE to read more about the importance of good attendance.

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.  It is important that all of us adhere to this policy 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

Dear Parents, We have come to end of another year of MUSIC GENERATION in our school.  The boys and girls have learned so much over the course of the year.  We would like to showcase the huge repertoire of songs they have been studying and so we are delighted to announce the upcoming Music […]

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Many congratulations to all the students who made their CONFIRMATION this week and thank you to all the staff members, parents and clergy who were involved in making this such a significant day for all the boys and girls.

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We thought you might like to relive a highlight of this year’s National Children’s Choir’s performance.
Click on THIS link to see the performance of Kusimama featuring concerts all over Ireland, including the one we participated in, in Wicklow.

Yes, well done to all involved in the National Children’s Choir’s concerts all over […]

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Congratulations to all the 1ST HOLY COMMUNICANTS from Room 19 Ms. Cuffe’s, Room 5 Ms Horan’s and Room 6 Ms O’Donnell’s who made their 1st Communion on Saturday 18th May in Holy Rosary. We are very proud of you all. We hope you had a great day and wonderful memories of this special day. Thank […]

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If your child is absent from school they can keep up with school work by using the Recommended Educational Links from the menu on the left. Why not start with the JUNIOR or SENIOR WEBMIX – or learn to type using the FINE MOTOR SKILLS and TYPING WEBMIX. […]

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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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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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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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