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

Newsletter 13 – 27th November

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Happy Friday.

Christmas officially kicks off tonight with the airing of the annual Late Late Toy Show. I know that many of our boys and girls have been looking forward to this for many weeks […]

Published on November 13, 2020

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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.

Published on November 11, 2020

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Click on the link Code of Behaviour 2020 to read the CODE OF BEHAVIOUR for St. Brigid’s NS.

Published on November 5, 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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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

IMPORTANT: Junior Infant Enrolment for Sept 2021 has now closed.

Click on the following link to download St Brigid’s NS Admission Policy for the school year 2020-21. Click Annual-Admissions-Notice for the Annual Admission Notice in respect of admissions for the 2021/2022 school year.

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).

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

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.

Term Calendar

St. Brigid’s will close on Tuesday 22nd December at 12.10pm for Junior and Senior Infants and their siblings and at 12,30pm for the rest of the school and will reopen on Wednesday 6th January.

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For families who would are planning to celebrate Advent Mr. Dodd has sourced the following links. Just click HERE to see

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With the rules around Covid, parents may be less familiar with what goes on beyond the school gate. We have put together a short slide show for each class level, giving a glimpse of the learning that has been done in eight short weeks. Finally there is a short slideshow on Maths Week 2020. Click […]

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The Parents’ Association would like to bring the following to your attention:

Dear Parents,

Supporting your child to stay safe online can be a daunting parenting responsibility!

National Parents Council Primary are running free online interactive workshops on Internet Safety. This programme will give you practical information and supports to help you as a parent […]

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Lucy F from 6th Class has created a Christmas Card which will be for sale as part of the Dog’s Trust Christmas fundraiser. You can read more about her achievement on the Greystones Guide https://www.greystonesguide.ie/lucys-winning-chrismutt-card/ Well done Lucy

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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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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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