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.

Congratulations to St Brigid’s Parents' Association who were awarded Joint First Place in the National Parents' Council’s Fred O’Connell Award. The Fred O’Connell Award recognises innovative partnership work between parents and schools that supports children to have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our Parents’ Association recognised in this way for the work of the Digital and ICT Committee. In consultation and co-operation with the Principal & ICT co-ordinating teachers, the team is engaged in devising and implementing a programme to equip students with IT skills in order to support their broader educational experience. Their aim to create a self-sustaining programme guided by the school and the parental team to support digital education going forward.

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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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Very proud of Pola from 3rd Class Room 14 who today received a Certificate of Commendation from the TEXACO ART COMPETITION. You can see her self portrait HERE.

Published on June 14, 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.

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Click HERE to read more about ACTIVE SCHOOLS WEEK. We will have WAKE UP AND SHAKE UP in the yard at 8.50 on 5th of June to start off our fun, active week. We encourage all children to join in the exercises from their lines. We would love the parents to join […]

Published on May 24, 2018

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At the beginning of May we found out the exciting news that we were awarded the DIGITAL SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION AWARD. Neil, the validator, was very impressed with the work we are doing in the school to improve our IT. He visited a few classes and couldn’t believe how much knowledge the children […]

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STANDARDIZED TESTS are held in the school during the month of May for classes from 1st to 6th in the area of Maths and English using the Sigma T and Drumcondra tests. When exactly will depend on each teacher. He or she have tried to choose a day when there is good attendance and […]

Published on May 23, 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.

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 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 19. They were super students and really enjoyed it.

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”, 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

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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NEW ! Click HERE  for the SCHOOL CALENDAR 2017-18.

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Click St. Brigids School Calendar 2017-2018 to download the current year’s school calendar.

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

Art

Athletics

Basketball

Guitar

Swimming

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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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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.

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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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