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.

SCHOOL RAFFLE Friday 27th April - School Yard 9.15 a.m. - All Parents Welcome - Lots of Great Prizes. 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 1 Year Value €350 3rd Prize – Newcastle Aerodrome Flight Lesson and Simulator – Value €220 4th Prize – 4 Ball at Delgany Golf Club with Steak Dinner 5th Prize – Shoreline Vouchers, Adult Gym & Swim, Child Swim 6th Prize – 4 Person ½ Day Rock Climbing and Abseiling with Giddy Gally Adventures 7th Prize – Car Service with Johnson & Staunton – 8th Prize – Schoolwear House and Trendy Shoe Shop Vouchers – 9th Prize – Afternoon Tea for 2 in The Westbury Hotel SCHOOL RAFFLE Friday 27th April - School Yard 9.15 a.m. - All Parents Welcome - Lots of Great Prizes. See details as follows: 10th Prize – Dinner for 2 in Chakra, Greystones with Bottle of House Wine 11th Prize – Brooke and Shoals Gift 12th Prize – Parkview Hotel Voucher, Dinner for 2 with Bottle House Wine 13th Prize – Smyth’s Toys Child Scooter Value 14th Prize – Little Twinkels Zand Ladies reversible wrap skirt 15th Prize – Framed Photographic Print of the Greystones Anchor 16th Prize – Mini Boots Hamper Value 17th Prize – Trendy Toes Shoes Tesco Centre Greystones 18th Prize – Snugglepuff Crafts Voucher 19th Prize – Hot Yoga Voucher Greystones SCHOOL RAFFLE Friday 27th April - School Yard 9.15 a.m. - All Parents Welcome - Lots of Great Prizes. See details as follows 20th Prize – Discount Supplements Voucher 4 Prizes of Whale Theatre Event 2 Tickets with Mood Light and Mug 25th Prize – Cash Note – Value € 20 In addition 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.

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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, 2018

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

Published on April 14, 2018

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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, 2018

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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, 2018

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Click HERE to download the Easter Newsletter.

Published on March 22, 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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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, 2018

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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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3. Click on THIS link for the response from ITGroup

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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:

  1. Our clear commitment to a high quality educational experience for all pupils.
  2. The overall management of the school and the effective leadership of the School Principal and In School Management Team.
  3. The high standard of teaching, pastoral care and generally very good quality of pupils’ learning outcomes.
  4. The very good level of pupil behaviour, attendance and engagement in learning.
  5. 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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 R20

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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 […]

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Click St. Brigids School Calendar 2017-2018 to download the UPDATED school calendar.

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Click to download the calendars for after school activities 2017-2018:

Art

Athletics

Basketball

Guitar

Swimming

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Recommended Educational Websites: Infants – 1st ‘Teach Your Monster To Read’, Part 1 Part 2 & Part 3

Free online activities from 3rd approximately include: Khan Academy Maths

Read Theory for Comprehension

Improve Vocabulary Regular use of these three websites could improve standardized test scores.

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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 some helpful suggestions for keeping your child safe online from Cyber Safe Ireland.

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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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