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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 2019/2020 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.





Eason Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Matthew Guia from Ms Burke’s 6th class for representing the school so well this week in the County Final of the Eason Spelling Bee. We travelled to Scoil Mochua in Celbridge for the event. The competition was tough and the spellings were tougher, but Matthew remained calm and steady throughout! Unfortunately we didn’t ...

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Supporting Women’s Refuge

2nd, 3rd and 4th Peace Proms choir got another outing today in Kildare Town singing to support Teach Tearmainn’s fundraising effort for Go Purple day, a Garda initiative to raise awareness of Domestic Abuse and the local support services.

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Firefighter Visit

Ms oCallaghan organised a visit from our local fire fighters, Andy and John Paul, from Newbridge Fire Station. The children from 3rd class learned about the numbers to call in the case of a fire emergency. We also learned about the dangers of leaving appliances plugged in over night. The children will be going home ...

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Well done to the team of athletes who performed magnificently in competition during the week. We had two runners in the top 10 which is a great achievement but well done to every child who took part and kept going to the end.

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Chess Tournament

Two chess teams from our school recently took part in Féile Ficheall. Féile Fichille is a one-day, fun and friendly, meet-and-greet style chess tournament. Our teams of 8 students “Promoting Pawns” and “Kings and Queens” had a great day out. They played amongst 12 other schools on the day. Having ranked in the top three ...

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The scene is set, the costumes are on, dress rehearsals are in full flow. Come along and join us in what is going to be another fantastic show this Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Tickets are available at the school office.

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