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.





Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí seachtain iontach againn in rang a haon. D’fhoghlaim muid amhráin álainn dar ainm ‘Dilín Ó Deamhas’ agus ‘Beidh Aonach amárach’. Chuireamar an bhéim ar teanga bhéil freisin. Bhaineamar an súp as a ciorcal cainnte a rinneamar i rith na seachtaine. Maidir le sin, rinne gach duine iarracht sár-mhaith gaeilge a úsaid i rith an ...

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Wellness Week

” Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give”

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World Book Day 2019

Thursday March 7th marked World Book day 2019. Along with our annual buddy reading initiative this year we decided to go one step further and dress as our favourite author or character from a book and what a success it was. There was a fabulous buzz around the school as the children got in to ...

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ESB Science Blast 2019

Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class took part in the ESB Science Blast 2019 last week with their project ‘How do gears make cycling easier?’ Science Blast is specifically run for Primary Science Schools. The children were delighted with the great feedback they received from the judges.

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The Fourth Class Choir at Kilkenny Music Festival

The Fourth Class Choir performed at the Kilkenny Music Festival in the Sacred Music Competition under the guidance of Mrs. Flynn. It was a wonderful event with the children singing ‘Love Shine a Light’. We were delighted to be awarded 2nd place in the competition. Well done to all involved. Click on the link below ...

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5th Class Army Bootcamp

The army ran a bootcamp morning last week for children from 8 different local schools. The 5th class children completed a circuit which involved going under cargo nets, cross country running, climbing over fences and using ropes to climb a slope. They all had great fun! Pictures below are of Mrs. O Dwyer’s class.

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