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.

Google Grant for European Codeweek

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 congratulations to all the other awardees.

These grants amount to €186,000, given to thirty three schools and nonprofit making organisations in Europe who will deliver computer science hands-on activities for 236,000 students.

The Irish organisations are @WeAreTUDublin @SchoolOfEd_UL @LYITComputing @MakerMeetIE one other school @stjosephsrush Post Primary.

It ‘takes a village to raise a child’ and it takes support to embed digital technologies in a primary school. We would like to that our principal Máire Costello and Board of Management for their continuing support, our wonderful Parents’ Association Digital & ICT Committee for their hard work and vision, Ciara Brennan of the PDST for her advice and guidance and the teachers and students for their enthusiasm.

Here’s to learning how we can use #ComputerScience to impact students’ education, together! #GrowwithGoogle.