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 re-opens after midterm Monday 19th February, for a full school day. Some important dates coming up: 2nd CLASS: 1st CONFESSION - 7pm. Tuesday 6th March 2018 Holy Rosary Church - Ms. Cuffe’s R6 & Ms. Devine’s R20 - 1st COMMUNION - Saturday 12th May 2018 - Holy Rosary Church - Ms. Cuffe’s R6 at 10.00am & Ms. Devine’s R20 at 12.00 noon

Our Latest News

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 Wi-Fi in the school is correctly installed and safe to use.
1. 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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INTERNET SAFETY DAY was on the 6th February. Click on THIS link to download some helpful suggestions for keeping your child safe online from Cyber Safe Ireland.

Published on February 1, 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 January 30, 2018

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A WARNING has been issued that HEAD LICE TREATMENTS can be a fire risk. The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) have asked us to bring this to your attention. Exposure to a naked flame, any heat source or smoking during use of some head lice treatment products can cause serious injury, the HPRA […]

Published on January 29, 2018

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The 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.

Target 1 The school adopted a whole school approach to the learning of the comprehension strategies from the […]

Published on January 20, 2018

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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 […]

Published on January 17, 2018

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Click HERE to read about some of the creative and imaginative ways members of the PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION work towards making St. Brigid’s a happy and enjoyable learning environment.

Published on January 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 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

Click HERE to download the school’s ENROLMENT POLICY 2017/18.

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.

Term Calendar

ROOM SWAP

Room 4 and Room 7

Ms Coffey’s Room 4 will go into Room 7 until further notice

Ms Mangan’s Room 7 will go into Room 4 until further notice

NO CHANGE in line up position in yard or collection door

Dear Parents,

A child in Ms. Mangan’s class has broken his leg and […]

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2nd CLASS: 1st CONFESSION – 7pm. Tuesday 6th March 2018 Holy Rosary Church – Ms. Cuffe’s R6 & Ms. Devine’s R20 – 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 […]

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COPPER FRIDAY has been a great success raising an amazing €2417.95. You can see a slideshow of photos from the day HERE. A BIG THANK YOU to all families and to members of our Parents’ Association who spent all day counting every last cent.

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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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Applications for Junior Infants,
Saint Brigid’s National School,
Greystones,
September 2018
are now closed.

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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

GAA: Football & Hurling

Guitar

Swimming

Theatre Group

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