Saint Brigid’s National School, is a primary school situated in the middle 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 the achieve their advancement.

St. Brigid's NS. is now closed for the Summer holidays. The school will reopen on Thursday 30th August. Junior Infants will start that first day at 9.30 and finish at midday. All other students will have a full day. Wishing everyone a happy and safe Summer break.

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Click here to see a short slideshow of photos from our AWARDS CEREMONY today. The children were presented with sports, drama and attendance awards. 32 children from Junior Infants to 6th class were presented with a certificate for full attendance. Mrs. Costello was delighted with this number and very proud of the […]

Published on June 29, 2018

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St. Brigid’s NS. Greystones is now a DIGITAL SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION. The Digital School of Distinction Award Programme promotes, recognises and encourages ‘best practice’ in the use of technology in primary schools. St. Brigid’s NS. recognises the importance of equipping all students for a future in which technological awareness and IT skills are […]

Published on June 27, 2018

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It’s that time of year again! Click on THIS link to download the Summer Newsletter.

Published on June 25, 2018

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READING OVER THE SUMMER beats the SUMMER SLIDE where children ‘slip back’ in their learning during the holiday months. Click here to see Maths, Coding & Language activities that your child might enjoy at home, perhaps on a rainy day. As always we remind you to supervise your children when they are online.

Published on June 17, 2018

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Congratulations to St Brigid’s Parents’ Association who were awarded Joint 1st Place in the National Parents’ Council’s Fred O’Connell Award. This took place at the NPC Education Conference on June 16, 2018 in the National College of Ireland. They received this award for the work of the Digital and ICT Committee. In […]

Published on June 16, 2018

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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 members of the Parents’ Association Digital and ICT group completed desktop, word and PowerPoint sessions with 4th Class, Rooms 17 and […]

Published on June 15, 2018

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Congratulations to both Mr. Dodd’s & Ms. Murray’s 6th Classes St. Brigid’s NS. They won 1st PRIZE for primary schools in an ALL-ISLAND SCHOOLS HISTORY COMPETITION for primary and secondary school. This was in the Women’s History section. The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ competition is sponsored by the Department of Education, Mercier Press & UCC’s […]

Published on May 20, 2018

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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, 2018

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Enrolment

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

The JUNIOR INFANTS’ school year will start on Thursday 30 August 2018 from 9.30am – 12.00.
From Friday 31 August until Wednesday 12th September 9.00-12.00 (inclusive) their school day will be from 9am until 12 midday.
Thursday 13 September with be Junior Infants’ 1st FULL DAY beginning at 9am and finishing at 1.40 pm.

Click HERE to see the BOOKLISTS for 2018-19

Do you know as well as the school website, St. Brigid’s Greystones has a History & a Green School Blog? Check them out HERE & HERE.

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 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.

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”, 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

Click HERE to read about COOKIES on this website and our WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY.

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For those children who have done the SUMMER STARS READING ADVENTURE before: GOOD NEWS! It is happening again this summer. For those of you who haven’t done it. Try it! It is fun.

Wicklow Library Service will run the Summer Stars Reading Adventure for children in all library branches during the summer from […]

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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Back to School: Thurs 30 Aug’18
P.A. AGM: 26 Sept’18
Sponsored Walk: 28 Sept’18

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Click HERE to download the school calendar for 2018-19

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UPDATE on WIFI: Dear Parents/Guardians,

During May 2018 ComReg engineers spent 4 days in St Brigids investigating a complaint that was made to them regarding the safety of our WiFi system. They measured the output from every router in the school and even sent one router out for external independent testing.

We have […]

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Have YOU got a skill that could help with develop ICT in the school? Do you have any suggestions, ideas that could benefit our children going forward. We are looking for persons with a variety of IT skills and background that share our common vision; skills such as multi-media, coding, IT lecturing or […]

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Sports Day is always a GREAT day. This year was no different. Click HERE to check out these photos from Sports’ Day in Éire Óg.

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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 provide for […]

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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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