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.

    'As a pupil in St. Brigid's NS, Greystones, my voice is heard and valued.' Mission statement SSE 2019

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Reading is the key to learning. Children throughout the country are invited to join the SUMMER STARS READING CHALLENGE at their local library. Children can borrow any children’s books they like throughout the summer and get rewards for reading along the way. It’s completely free and open to all !

Children can sign up […]

Published on June 23, 2019

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The results are in! GOOGLE EUROPE has announced the names of the thirty three organisations that are getting grants for Codeweek.

We are very excited to tell you the news that we are one of just six organisations from Ireland on the list to receive a Europe #CodeWeek Grant! goo.gle/EducatorGrantsECW. Many […]

Published on June 10, 2019

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Dear Parents, SPORTS’ DAY was a great success today.  I hope all the children enjoyed participating in all the activities and thankfully we were blessed with the weather.  Thank you for all your help and support.  We couldn’t do it without you.

Some of you may have noticed lots of activity around the old convent […]

Published on June 6, 2019

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

During May, STANDARDISED TESTING is carried out in St. Brigid’s NS with all pupils from 1st to 6th Classes in English Reading, Spelling and Numeracy.

For 2nd, 4th and 6th Class pupils, the DES requires that results must be reported to parents.  Although it is not a requirement by the DES, St. Brigid’s NS. also reports the results of standardised tests carried out […]

Published on May 24, 2019

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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).

Click HERE to read the school’s Self Evaluation Report which was updated on 23rd April, 2019.

Published on April 23, 2019

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NEW to the website: Click on THIS link for THE DIGITAL LEARNING PLAN, for St. Brigid’s Greystones 2019 – 2020 (including targets and the actions we will implement to meet the targets).

Published on March 16, 2019

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The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and ComReg carried out separate investigations on the WiFi in the school and both found St Brigid’s to be completely safe and that the WiFi poses no risk to the health of our children and the staff.

We have received two comprehensive reports and written […]

Published on June 22, 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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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.

Published on September 8, 2017

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

Published on September 1, 2017

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Enrolment

ATTENDANCE: Every Day Counts! Good attendance very important. Click HERE to read more about the importance of good attendance.

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.  It is important that all of us adhere to this policy 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

SCHOOL RE-OPENS for all on Thursday 29th August. Junior Infants will go home at 12 and it will be a full school day for all other classes. We look forward to welcoming you all back. Please note Junior Infants will go home at 12 for the first two weeks as they adjust to the transition […]

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Click on THIS LINK to download the DRAFT SCHOOL CALENDAR for 2019 – 20. Please note this calendar remains in draft form for the full year as naturally it can be subject to change.  Dates are added as additional opportunities and invitations arise during the school year. Sometimes too, there are cancellations. We will update […]

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AFTER SCHOOLS ACTIVITIES 2019-2020

Dear Parents,

The general feedback on how we enrolled children for after school activities in previous years was that queuing system just wasn’t working. Parents also found our online option very frustrating.

With this in mind, we have decided to pilot a new system this year bearing in mind that most […]

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A great day at the NORTH WICKLOW SPORTS yesterday with six winners: two gold, one silver and one bronze.

Well done to all.

And look in addition the students from St. Brigid’s got to lead the parade:

 

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New STATIONERY Arrangements for Summer 2019: For students wishing to buy school stationery for the new school year 2019/2020, the Shop Team will be selling specific stationery for one day only on Monday, June 24th in the School Hall. The shop will be closed after this until September.

Each class will have a time-slot in which to […]

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Those of you who attended the performance of HAMLET in the school hall last night will know that Mr. Dodd’s 6th Class excelled themselves. The play concluded to rapturous applause. This was an investment in terms of time, energy and commitment by all of Room 9 and the end result made for a truly memorable […]

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Quality choral singing is alive and well in St. Brigid’s thanks to Ms Donnelly,  Ms Hughes,  Ms Murray and Ms Walle.  This year their classes participated in the NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHOIR (a school-based choral experience for primary school children rolled out nationally).

The children will perform a total of 15 songs in Holy Rosary Church on […]

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We thought you might like to relive a highlight of this year’s National Children’s Choir’s performance.
Click on THIS link to see the performance of Kusimama featuring concerts all over Ireland, including the one we participated in, in Wicklow.

Yes, well done to all involved in the National Children’s Choir’s concerts all over […]

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If your child is absent from school they can keep up with school work by using the Recommended Educational Links from the menu on the left. Why not start with the JUNIOR or SENIOR WEBMIX – or learn to type using the FINE MOTOR SKILLS and TYPING WEBMIX. […]

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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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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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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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