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.

Updated: No Science - week begining 14th January AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES School based activities start back this week beginning 14th January. Short Tennis has already begun. Athletics starts back 31st January. Swimming starts back 16/17th January. GAA doesn’t start back until 5th February.

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Published on January 8, 2019

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UPDATED: No Science the week beginning the 14th January.
After Christmas, ‘school based activities’ start back the second week i.e. week beginning 14th January. Short Tennis will be on, the first week back: Tuesday 8th January. Athletics starts back 31st January. Swimming starts back 16/17th January.  GAA doesn’t start back until 5th February.

Published on January 3, 2019

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St. Brigid’s has earned an ACTIVE SCHOOL FLAG. Well done to all, but most specially to Ms. Teehan, Ms. Woodcock and the Student Council, have led the school in doing a huge amount of work towards earning this Active School Flag. We had a very special guest in the school to help us raise the […]

Published on December 20, 2018

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Some words from the Parents’ Association on the inaugural SCHOOL’S ICT WEEK

‘We are delighted to confirm that the Parents Association have this year continued their support of our students with their digital and ICT development for educational use. We launched an IT week on the 26th November for the senior section of our […]

Published on December 14, 2018

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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.

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Our Principal Mrs. Costello introduced a new staffroom and kitchen to the school over the summer. Now students have the opportunity to do some cooking. We are getting more and more adventurous with what we make as time goes by. Ms. Cuffe’s 2nd Class, Room 19 made pizzas. They REALLY did. The photographic evidence is […]

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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 […]

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

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

There is a a lot of LOST PROPERTY in the Lost Property Basket at the moment. In particular we have two nice pink anoraks, that would fit perhaps a child from the junior or middle classes. There is a pair of blue glasses in a blue case on the window sill at the office. These […]

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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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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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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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