First Day of School 2018!

St. Brigid’s Primary School

On 1st September 2013 Scoil Na Mainistreach De La Salle and Scoil Bhríde Naofa Presentation Primary amalgamated to form St. Brigid’s Primary School. This seamless transition bears testament to the strong sense of community and support in Kildare Town.

“Ní neart go cur le chéile”

In our school you will find happy children supported by dedicated, enthusiastic staff with the support of a vibrant, active parent body. With a broad range of in-school and extra-curricular activities we are committed to encouraging the full development of your child.

Catholic Ethos

St Brigid’s Primary School is a Catholic, co-educational school and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured in accordance with the provisions of the schedule for Catholic Schools.


Aistear helps children learn new vocabulary, develop their problem solving skills, work as part of a team as well as developing communication and play skills.

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School Calendar

Here is a list of important school dates, holidays, closures and events that you should add to your calendar for the 2018/19 School Year.

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Parents Association

Parents Association work is only possible through the dedication of parents who come together and help with a range of activities and initiatives in the school.

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Extra Curricular

Here is a list of extra curricular, after school activities that children can partake in at our school each day of the week.

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Throughout the school year we gather many photos and videos of our students and their activities, take a look at our gallery and see if there's anyone you recognise.

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Vision Statement

The ethos of the school is Catholic and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured.

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One Big Happy Family.





Narrative Writing 2018

Below are some examples of Narrative writing from a few of Mr. Stakelum’s 4th class this year. Zuzanna Ross Katie-Louise Andreea Alex Alex

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1916 Commemoration

To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising and to celebrate 100 years since the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, the Government has tasked Óglaigh na hÉireann with delivering a National Flag to every Primary School in the country.   We had a lovely ceremony on Tuesday March 15th involving the whole school community which ...

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Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class

Mrs. O Dwyer’s class have been out and about over the past few weeks. They have visited Kildangan Stud, were under starters orders in the Curragh and then enjoyed a picnic on the Hill of Tara.

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Plastic is not fantastic!

Plastic is not Fantastic Ms. Hyland and the children of her 4th class have been working on a plastic project since April of this year.  Using the statistic as a starting point, that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish, they decided to do something about it.   A survey was ...

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U13 finalists – Moorefield -June 13th

Both the U13 Camogie and Hurling teams have reached the Co. Kildare Cumann na mBunscol finals. Both matches take place in Moorefield this Wednesday June 13th, with the hurling at 3pm and camogie at 5pm. All of the girls and boys are from 3rd to 6th class. They have trained extremely hard since the beginning ...

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John Spillane

We were delighted to welcome renowned singer John Spillane to St. Brigid’s Primary School on Monday. The sun shone brightly for the performance adding to the celebratory mood of the occasion. The children have been busy practising some of his songs over the past few months so it was a very interactive concert with all ...

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