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Our Latest News
ANNUAL SCHOOL RAFFLE – our main fundraising event for 2018. Thank you to those who have supported the raffle to date by donating prizes and purchasing tickets. Please return the tickets issued to you ASAP (even if not sold) so we can try to sell them during the next week or so.
Published on April 19, 2018Read More
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There have been some cases of SCARLET FEVER in the school. Scarlet fever is a contagious infection that mostly affects young children. It’s easily treated with antibiotics. For more information CLICK on THIS LINK.
Published on April 9, 2018Read More
LOST PROPERTY is stored on the bottom lobby of the main building. If you recognise any of these six jackets, hats and gloves, school sweatshirts (ages 4-5, 7-8, 8-9, 9-10, 10-11) or a cardigan (size 7-8) pictured on the SLIDESHOW below, please call into the school office and they will be returned to […]
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Just before Easter, Gavin Glynn’s father, John visited us here in St. Brigid’s and was presented with a cheque for 956 euro by the Students’ Council and Parents’ Association. In memory of a very special boy this money was raised to help families with children who have cancer travel to get treatment abroad. […]
Published on March 25, 2018Read More
SCHOOL SELF EVALUATION PROCESS – Our progress so far: 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). At the moment we are at […]
Published on March 16, 2018Read More
This a letter from Tom Sherlock Chairperson of the Board of Management, St. Brigid’s National School to reassure parents regarding the use of WIFI in the school. Click on this LINK to download.
Published on February 20, 2018Read More
The following CORRESPONDENCE will further reassure parents that the WIFI in the SCHOOL is CORRECTLY INSTALLED and SAFE TO USE.
1. Click HERE for Correspondence with Department of Education and Skills (DES) / Professional Development Services for Teachers (PDST)
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2. Click HERE for response from Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
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SCHOOL RAFFLE FUNDRAISER Friday 27th April – School Yard 9.15 a.m. – All Parents Welcome – Lots of Great Prizes.
Prizes Galore, 25 prizes total value in excess of €2,750
A free draw will take place for all students present on the day. There will be a guaranteed winner from each class in this draw.
Click HERE to download the CHILD SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT for St. Brigid’s National School.
Click HERE to download the school’s ENROLMENT POLICY 2017/18.
Click HERE to read about the most recent both practical, and imaginative ways members of the PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION work towards making St. Brigid’s a happy and enjoyable learning environment. Most recently the Parents’ Association organised a SPECIAL EASTER TREAT; a visit to the Junior School from two chickens!
You are very welcome to our school website. Click HERE for an online tour of our school.
Click on this link to see the school’s updated Information Booklet 2017. This booklet includes the school’s CODE OF BEHAVIOUR on pages 18-24.
Click on this link to see
St Brigids Junior Infants Booklet 2017
UPDATED 7/4/17: Work is ongoing on our response to our Whole School Evaluation (WSE) 2012. You can read the WSE report here. It was a very positive experience which noted the following:
- Our clear commitment to a high quality educational experience for all pupils.
- The overall management of the school and the effective leadership of the School Principal and In School Management Team.
- The high standard of teaching, pastoral care and generally very good quality of pupils’ learning outcomes.
- The very good level of pupil behaviour, attendance and engagement in learning.
- The high standard of parental involvement and communication within the school community.
Click here to read the progress made since, based on the recommendations.
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”, please write ‘School tours and assisting with classes’. Download the NVB1 form and return it 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 and 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.
Funds raised in the ANNUAL SCHOOL RAFFLE benefit students with resources are purchased for the school. You could purchase additional tickets to sell. Alternatively, you can return the form sent home today, to school office with money and we will centrally manage your ticket purchase and enter you in the draw. Many thanks.Read More
ANNUAL SCHOOL RAFFLE – 25 Great Prizes & More!
1st Prize – A Holiday Experience Voucher – Phoenix Travel, Greystones valued at €350 + Pre Glamour Pamper Up to your Eyes Voucher ( €150) – Total Value €500
2rd Prize – ’ ASUS ZEN PAD 10.1’ with Bluetooth Keyboard, Office 365 and Virus Protection for […]Read More
Click on THIS link to see photos of a happy and memorable GRANDPARENTS’ DAY from January 2018. Thank you to all our visitors on that day.Read More
1st COMMUNION – Saturday 12th May 2018 – Holy Rosary Church – Ms. Cuffe’s R6 at 10.00am – Ms. Devine’s R20 at 12.00 noon – 1st Communion PHOTOGRAPHS by Ian FT Young in School Hall – Monday 14th May, Ms. Cuffe’s R6 – Tuesday 15th May, Ms. Devine’s R20Read More
The Board of Management, Principal and Staff of St. Brigid’s NS have been informed that the sale of the former Holy Faith Convent to the Department of Education and Skills has now been completed. You will recall that legal difficulties considerably delayed the process. The Board is delighted that the former Convent has […]Read More
Click to download the calendars for after school activities 2017-2018:Read More
Free online activities from 3rd approximately include: Khan Academy Maths
Improve Vocabulary Regular use of these three websites could improve standardized test scores.
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.Read More
Click on THIS link to download some helpful suggestions for keeping your child safe online from Cyber Safe Ireland.Read More
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.Read More