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.

Enrolment for JUNIOR INFANTS 2019 opened on Monday, 5 November 2018 and closes at midday on Friday, 16 November 2018. Application Forms for Junior Infants 2019 are available on this website from Saturday, 27 October 2018 and from the school office from Monday, 5 November 2018.

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UPDATED: Today the Team Hope shoeboxes were collected. There were TWO HUNDRED and NINE of them. Well done to everyone for your generosity. 209 children will be delighted to receive these boxes!

Thank you to all of you who brought in shoeboxes for the Team Hope Collection. By the end of the week there was […]

Published on November 13, 2018

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LOST PROPERTY. With the cold weather now upon us, some of you may want to reclaim the warm winter jackets that are in the Lost Property basket on the bottom lobby. To see the photos of these jackets click on ‘Read more’. If you recognise a jacket in the photos below call into the school […]

Published on November 9, 2018

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KILCOOLE FEIS 2018. Congratulations and well done to everyone who participated in the Feis over the midterm break. Well done on preparing and practising so well. The support of parents is also much appreciated.

Thank you to Ms. Ahern for organising the school’s participation in what is an annual tradition for the school.

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Click on this LINK to download the most recent school newsletter.

Published on November 1, 2018

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On Wednesday 24th October the school received a visit from the ACTIVE SCHOOL Flag validator. Click HERE to read about the work we have done with Sports Partnerships in locally. Click HERE to read about Physical Activity in the school and HERE to read about Physical Education. A high point of the […]

Published on October 24, 2018

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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). As of the end of October 2018, we have gathered data in each of the […]

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Dear Parents, As some of you know, at graduation next June, Sixth Class pupils are presented with a yearbook, which is a wonderful reminder of their time in St Brigid’s. We’ll start work on producing the YEARBOOK in new year but, for now, it would be great if you could start to gather any photographs […]

Published on October 10, 2018

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Click HERE and scroll down to see our NEW MOBILE IT ROOM which is now fully operational. If anyone has any IT EDUCATION SKILLS that could contribute to our IT program and are able to give a few hours of volunteer time during the school day please contact the Digital and ICT group […]

Published on October 9, 2018

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Dear Parents, Re: WIFI. Following on from Ms Costello’s & Tom Sherlock’s (Chairperson of the BOM) recent correspondence regarding the WiFi in the school, it has come to the attention of the parents’ association that a petition has been circulating the school looking to have the WiFi switched off. I would like to […]

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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

Click HERE to download the ENROLMENT FORM for JUNIOR INFANTS 2019.

Please click on this LINK to download our UPDATED ENROLMENT POLICY which was ratified by the BOM on 23rd October 2018. Click HERE to download the list of areas that are in the school’s catchment area. ENROLMENT for JUNIOR INFANTS 2019 opens on Monday, 5 November 2018 and closes at midday on Friday, 16 November 2018. APPLICATIONS FORMS for JUNIOR INFANTS 2019 will be available on this website from Saturday, 26 October 2018 and from the school office when we reopen after the Halloween Midterm, on Monday, 5 November 2018.

Click on this link to see the school’s most up to date Information Booklet This booklet includes the school’s CODE OF BEHAVIOUR on pages 18-24.

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.

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.

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.

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

Term Calendar

Invitation to all Parents from Junior Infants to 6th Class

Topic: ‘Supporting Parents to Support their Children’s Mental Health and Well-Being’

Date: Monday 19th November 2018

Location: School Hall

Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Positive mental health and well being enables young people to lead fulfilling lives. It is recognised that the family is the primary […]

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PARKING Over the Halloween Break we had a complaint about the parking on Marine Terrace. The two spaces outside Myoreflex are private and no parent should park there at any time. We would appreciate your co-operation in this matter.

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Click on the following link to download the Christmas Events Timetable 2018 Please note this timetable is correct as of 25th October 2018 but may be subject to change. Parents, students and teachers will be notified in the event of any changes. Thank you for your understanding in these matters. We have lots of seasonal […]

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Click to HERE download the updated draft school calendar for 2018-19. This calendar remains in draft form for the full year as it is always subject to change.

This page was most recently updated on 15th October, 2018 to include dates for Communion and Confirmation.

Dates are being added as additional opportunities arise. Sometimes too, […]

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Many thanks to all those involved in organising the Parents’ Association Fundraising TABLE QUIZ on Friday 9th November. A great time was had by all.

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

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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 […]

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