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.

School closes for Christmas Holidays on 21st Dec 2018 at 12.10 for Junior/ Senior Infants & their siblings and at 12.30 for all other students 1st – 6th. The school will reopen on Monday 7th January. AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES After Christmas, school based activities start back the second week i.e. week beginning 14th January. Athletics starts back 31st January. Swimming starts back 16/17th January. The date for Short Tennis is to be confirmed. GAA doesn’t start back until 5th February.

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Some words from the Parents’ Association on the inaugural SCHOOL’S ICT WEEK

‘We are delighted to confirm that the Parents Association have this year continued their support of our students with their digital and ICT development for educational use. We launched an IT week on the 26th November for the senior section of our […]

Published on December 14, 2018

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You can read more about the work of the hard working and innovative Parents’ Association Digital and ICT Group HERE. If you feel you would like to get involved with this aspect of school life, leave a message for Janet, at the school office.

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Our Principal Mrs. Costello introduced a new staffroom and kitchen to the school over the summer. Now students have the opportunity to do some cooking. We are getting more and more adventurous with what we make as time goes by. Ms. Cuffe’s 2nd Class, Room 19 made pizzas. They REALLY did. The photographic evidence is […]

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Christmas Jumper Day Thursday 20th December

The boys and girls are invited to wear a Christmas Jumper/ Accessory on Thursday 20th December. Read about it HERE This is a fund-raising event being run by the Parents’ Association and your support on the day is very much appreciated. We are suggesting a donation of €2 per child […]

Published on December 4, 2018

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Carol Singing in Greystones Nursing Home (True meaning of Christmas) 17th /18th December

Following on from the success of previous years, two classes from the school have been invited to perform some Christmas Carols for the residents of our local Greystones Nursing Home. The children from Mr Dodd’s Room 9 will perform on Monday 17th December and Ms Hughes Room 12 on […]

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The Parents’ Association decorated the school for us. There was great excitement among the children when they saw all the signs of Christmas around the school.

Thank you to the Gardening Committee who dropped in two little climate friendly mini Christmas trees. They are in pots so they will be replanted to continue growing. They […]

Published on December 3, 2018

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After Christmas, school based activities start back the second week i.e. week beginning 14th January. Athletics starts back 31st January. Swimming starts back 16/17th January. The date for Short Tennis is still to be confirmed. GAA doesn’t start back until 5th February.

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TY students from St. David’s secondary school have been working in St. Brigid’s this week teaching 4th, 5th and 6th computer skills. Having a large group of secondary school students in to work teaching classes IT skills is a new  development for us. It is going so well that we hope this can happen each […]

Published on November 27, 2018

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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). As of the end of October 2018, we have gathered data in each of the […]

Published on October 24, 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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Enrolment

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

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.

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.  We would ask you to adhere to this 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 closes for Christmas Holidays on 21st Dec 2018 at 12.10 for Junior/ Senior Infants & their siblings and at 12.30 for all other students 1st – 6th. The school gates will reopen on Monday 7th January at 8.50 am sharp.

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Thank to everyone who contributed so generously to the annual Vincent De Paul food collection. As always people found the time during this busy season to think of people less fortunate than themselves. Children brought in kinds of Christmas treats.

As you can see from the photos, as the days went on the pile […]

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CHRISTMAS PLAYS and CONCERTS – Junior Infants to 2nd Classes from 14th – 19th December

Excitement is building in the school as the boys and girls prepare for the annual Christmas Plays and Christmas Concerts. This year we have changed the times of the plays/ concerts to help facilitate parents and work schedules. See timetable below.

Children whose […]

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Beauty and the Beast PANTOMIME – Mill Theatre Dundrum 

Senior Infants & 2nd Classes will attend the panto on Friday 7th December during school hours.

Junior Infants & 1st Classes will attend the panto on Tuesday 11th December during school hours

Children may wear their school tracksuits and bring a small packed lunch. Reminder – […]

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Click on the following link to download the Christmas Events Timetable 2018 Please note this timetable is correct as of 16th November 2018 but may be subject to change. Parents, students and teachers will be notified in the event of any changes. Thank you for your understanding in these matters. We have lots of seasonal […]

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Click Draft School Calendar 2018 2019 to download the updated draft school calendar for 2018-19. This calendar remains in draft form for the full year as it is always subject to change.

This page was most recently updated on 3rd December, 2018.

Dates are being added as additional opportunities and invitations arise during the school year. […]

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Click on this link to download information on
After School Activites: What is available? What time it is on? Where is it on? Who is the Teacher?
Click GAA Calendar 2018-2019 to download the calendar for GAA for the school year 2018-19.

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SERVICE OF LIGHT
Tuesday 21st May at 7pm in Holy Rosary
CONFIRMATION
Thursday 30th May at 10am in Holy Rosary.

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FIRST CONFESSION
Tuesday 26th March at 7pm in Holy Rosary
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Room 19 Ms. Cuffe Saturday 18th May at 10am in Holy Rosary
Room 5 Ms Horan and Room 6 Ms O’Donnell Saturday 18th May at 12 noon in Holy Rosary.

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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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